From the archive
Lucy Lippard: Ghosts, the Daily News and Prophecy: Critical Landscape Photography
Thursday, April 7, 7pm
Based on her book The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society (New Press, 1997), activist, curator and writer Lucy Lippard will examine the role and effectiveness of photography in generating responsibility for place. She has published more than 20 books on art, feminism and politics, including Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change (E.P. Dutton, 1984), The Pink Glass Swan: Selected Essays on Feminist Art (The New Press, 1995) and On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art and Place (The New Press, 2000). Lippard has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Criticism from the College Art Association and the 2011 Award for Curatorial Excellence from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department.
SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street
Free and open to the public