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"Other People's Pictures" Photography Exhibition at Vassar College

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"Other People's Pictures" Photography Exhibition at Vassar College

"Other People’s Pictures" photography exhibition offers a look at the disappearing art and charm of the snapshot (7/14-9/17) A new exhibition at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College offers a glimpse into how the medium used to function in the lives of amateur photographers. Other People’s Pictures: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Gift will be on view July 14-September 17, 2017. The exhibition and all associated events are free and open to the public.

Comprised of 200 small black-and-white photographs mostly of American women from the early and mid-twentieth century, the photos in this exhibition were selected from a gift of more than 500 donated by Peter J. Cohen in 2015. EXHIBITION EVENTS Gallery Talk: The Collector’s Perspective: Gallery Talk with Peter J. Cohen Wednesday, July 19, 12:00pm, Art Center Curator’s Gallery Talk: Recurring Themes Thursday, August 3, 5:00pm Walk-through of the exhibition with Art Center curator Mary-Kay Lombino.

Gallery Talk: An Artist’s Perspective with Oliver Wasow Thursday, August 31, 5:00pm, Art Center

Exhibition Closing Lecture: Joel Smith, How Snapshots Matter Friday, September 7, 5:30pm Taylor Hall, room 102 Smith is the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at The Morgan Library & Museum. A reception will follow in the Art Center Atrium at 6:30pm.


Event Details

    July 21, 2017 - July 21, 2017
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM