@NasherMuseum / no. 033 February 12, 2013
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Valentine's Day Edition
EXHIBITION PREVIEW AND OPENING / WEDNESDAY, February 13, 2013, 7:30 PM / Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections includes over 100 works from domestic and international artists, from tiny early daguerreotypes to large-scale contemporary color prints and videos, and is drawn from 12 public and private North Carolina collections. Reception with cash bar. nasher.duke.edu/lightsensitive
ANNUAL SEMANS LECTURE / Thursday, February 28, 2013, 7 PM / One of America’s most highly regarded photographers, Burk Uzzle, will give the annual Semans Lecture. His work is included in Light Sensitive and also forms part of the Nasher Museum’s permanent collection. Free and open to the public. Lecture Hall opens for seating at 6:30 PM. Reception with cash bar to follow .
EXPOSING THE GAZE / Exposing the Gaze: Gender and Sexuality in Art was curated by the students in Professor Kimberly Lamm's women's studies course Gender, Sexuality, and the Image. For the exhibition, each student chose a work from the Nasher Museum’s permanent collection that "resists the viewer’s gaze, often through its blatant acknowledgement." Photos by J Caldwell (view slideshow)
FREE K-12 TEACHER WORKSHOP / Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4-6 PM / Register online by next Monday, February 18, 2013. This workshop will focus on the exhibition Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections. During this FREE program, participants receive partial CEU credit and interdisciplinary curriculum-based materials to use in the classroom. Learn about the exhibition from Sarah Schroth, Interim Director and Nancy Hanks Senior Curator at the Nasher Museum, network with peers, enjoy refreshments and learn about field trip opportunities. This event is open to K-12 educators and administrators. The program is free, but space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. Photo by J Caldwell
FROM OUR BLOG / And now it’s an annual event. Bill Thelen of Lump gallery/projects in Raleigh has once again shared with us his favorite exhibitions, musical performances and other creative endeavors from the past year. His insights and teacherly instincts, wrapped up in an inspiring and clickable list, are exclusive to the Nasher Museum Blog. Read more and see Bill's lists from 2010 and 2011.
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Top banner image. Susan Harbage Page, Recurrence, Venice, Italy (detail), 2002. Sepia-toned gelatin silver print 18 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches (47 x 44.5 cm). Collection of Charles Weinraub and Emily Kass.
Upper Image for QUIZ: Anonymous, Horloge, Rouen, c. 1860s-70s. Albumen print, 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm). Collection of Jim and Jane Finch.
Lower Image for QUIZ: Alfred Stieglitz A Snapshot: Paris from the journal Camera Work, vol. 41 1911. Photogravure, 5 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (13.8 x 17.4 cm). Collection of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University. ©2012 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Image for VIEW: Anthony Goicolea, Guardian, 2008. Chromogenic print face mounted on Plexiglas, 40 x 93 inches (101.6 x 236.2 cm). Collection of Allen Thomas, Jr. ©Anthony Goicolea. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY.
Image for LISTEN: Burk Uzzle, Jesus with Bat Under Glass, Florida, 2006. Color carbon print, 35 x 40 inches (88.9 x 101.6 cm). Collection of Charles Weinraub and Emily Kass.
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.
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WE (2/13) 7:30 PM Light Sensitive preview
SA (2/16) 10 AM Sketching in the galleries
TH (2/28) 7 PM Annual Semans Lecture
The albumen silver print was invented in 1850 by Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard and was the first commercial method of producing a photographic print on paper from a negative. What was the most common source of albumen? (click to answer)
Last week's quiz: Alfred Stieglitz's A Snapshot: Paris is a photogravure.
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