The Lowe Art Museum is proud to host The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography, which invites distinguished photographers to the University of Miami to discuss their work.
© Elliott Erwitt/MAGNUM PHOTOS
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Lecture: 7 p.m., UM Field House
1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, Florida, 33146
(Adjacent to the BankUnited Center)
Reception & book signing: 8 p.m.Admission: Lowe Members & UM Students: Complimentary; Non-Members: $10
Complimentary Parking at Pavia Garage
RSVP: The RSVP list is now closed. Admissions at the door will be cash only.
Parking: Complimentary parking available onsite
Born in Paris and educated in America, Elliott Erwitt took up photography before being drafted into the US Army in 1950. He made his name with photo-essays on barracks life in France then joined Magnum and travelled the world, capturing famous faces and places and producing quirky studies of dogs.Erwitt’s books, journalistic essays, illustrations, and advertisements have been featured in publications around the world for over forty years. A listing of one man shows at significant public venues include the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Chicago Art Institute, The Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, The Kunsthaus in Zurich, the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, the Barbican in London, the Royal Photographic Society in Bath, the Museum of Art of new South Wales in Sydney, The Spazio Oberdan in Milan, and many others. Erwitt likes children and dogs and photographs them often..
Copies of Erwitt’s Personal Best are available for pre-purchase by calling 305.284.6980
Previous lecturers include:
Jerry Uelsmann: Process and Perception
October 23, 2013
Mary Ellen Mark
February 28, 2013
February 16, 2012
Duane Michals: Photography and Reality
March 3, 2011
William Wegman - Three Mistakes
October 21, 2010
Generously sponsored by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation