2018 CLICK! Photography Festival Portfolio Walk and Keynote
Photographer Keith Carter
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5 PM CLICK! Portfolio Walk
7 PM CLICK! Keynote: Photographer Keith Carter
Light reception and cash bar.
This event is free and open to all.
Join the Nasher Museum and the Click! Photography Festival for an evening with photographer Keith Carter. His festival keynote address coincides with the release of a career monograph published by the University of Texas Press, Keith Carter—Fifty Years.
Carter is a distinguished artist, author, educator and occasional musician. He holds the Endowed Walles Chair of Art at Lamar University in Texas. He has been awarded the Lange-Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and recently spent time in North Carolina as a Cassilhaus Resident Artist. He is the recipient of the prestigious Texas Medal of Arts and the Regent’s Professor Award from the Texas State University System. Carter is a prolific artist whose work has been shown in over 100 solo exhibitions in 13 countries. He is the author of 11 books: Fireflies, A Certain Alchemy, Opera Nuda, Ezekiel’s Horse, Holding Venus, Bones, Mojo, Keith Carter Photographs: Twenty-Five Years, Heaven of Animals, The Blue Man, and From Uncertain to Blue. A DVD documentary of his work, The Photographer’s Series: Keith Carter, was produced by Anthropy Arts.
The Click! Photography Festival’s annual portfolio reviews at the 21c Museum Hotel conclude with a portfolio walk that will be held in the Nasher Museum’s Great Hall. This is an opportunity for visitors to view the work of the Click! Class of 2018, the curated group of 20 artists that participated in the portfolio reviews and mingle with the esteemed Click! reviewers. It will immediately precede the evening’s keynote address in the Nasher’s lecture hall, featuring Keith Carter. There will be light snacks and a cash bar. This event is free and open to the public.
Directly after this event, please join the Click! Photography Festival at Duke’s Rubenstein Arts Center, across the street from the Nasher Museum, for the opening reception of Keith Carter: Fifty Years, an exhibition of work by Keith Carter in tandem with the release of his 13th book (University of Texas Press, 2018). In this career homage, “celebrating a lifetime of exploring humanity’s landscape through an artistic lens,” the photographer collects 250 of his most compelling images, ranging from the deeply personal to the universal. Fifty images have been selected from the book for an outdoor exhibition centered in the arts center courtyard—a Ruby first.