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Gallery Talk: Mining Pictures - Stories from Above and Below Ground

Gallery Talk: Mining Pictures - Stories from Above and Below Ground
Tours
March
7
4 PM-5 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Tue March 7, 2017
4 PM-5 PM

Location:

The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Audience:

Open to the public

Details:

Spotlighting the photography of Bruce Davidson and W. Eugene Smith, the exhibition "Mining Pictures" showcases artworks and documents of mining, revealing complex networks of power, technology, family, and labor relations at the heart of this industry, and examining the construction of visual stories told about labor and workers.

Join BlockMuseum curatorial fellow Talia Shabtay, for a closer look at the exhibition and the stories it contains.


Image: Bruce Davidson, Untitled from the portfolio Welsh Miners, 1965, printed 1982, Gelatin silver print, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, gift of Noel and Florence Rothman, © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu