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Dawoud Bey: Photography lecture at the National Gallery

December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Renowned photographer Dawoud Bey delivers the Arnold Newman lecture at the National Gallery.

The lecture is held in conjunction with the Gallery’s exhibition Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project  a deeply felt and conceptually rich monument to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 15, 1963.

Book signing to follow: Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply

Dawoud Bey is an African–American photographer and educator known for large-scale portraits of sometimes marginalized subjects. Recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Grant in 2017, he is a professor and Distinguished Artist at Columbia College Chicago.

The exhibition runs through March 17, 2019.


December 16, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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