The weekly series brings together ten distinguished photographers and artists from all aspects of the field to present their work and share their ideas and concerns with the public. Call 212.857.0001 for more information. Individual lectures are $15 per person at the door.
Watch the lectures live online on each date at 7:00 pm EST at lectures.icp.edu.
Moderator: Phillip S. Block
Lectures begin at 7:00 pm.
February 1: Todd Eberle is an American-born photographer known for capturing America’s cultural and architectural landscapes as well as for his editorial and advertising works. He has exhibited at the Gagosian Gallery, Tate Modern, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Born in Cleveland in 1963, Eberle now lives in New York. He is currently Photographer at Large for Vanity Fair.
February 8: Doug Rickard's series A New American Picture explores the breakdown of the American Dream. Using Google Street View, Rickard virtually explores the American landscape, searching for street scenes that reflect the reality of today's economic peril and social disenfranchisement within America's "invisible" communities. Rickard is represented by Yossi Milo Gallery and has exhibited internationally.
February 15: Jeffrey Henson Scales is a New York-based street photographer and photo editor. He has been making documentary photographs since the age of 13. Scales has additionally been the successful producer of many album covers, film posters, and publicity campaigns. His works have been published in many magazines and have been exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe. He is currently a photo editor at The New York Times.
February 22: Dana Lixenberg creates portraits of communities through their landscapes and residents. Lixenberg has explored Alaska, Amsterdam, and public housing projects located in Watts, California. Lixenberg has appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker, as well as exhibiting internationally. Her books include Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Last Days of Shishmaref.
February 29: Thorsten Brinkmann is a German artist and avid collector who works in painting, photography, sculpture, collage, performance, and the readymade. In his series Portraits of a Serialsammler, Brinkmann references art history through his use of traditional portrait postures contrasted by disguises made from items from his collection, such as second-hand clothing, lampshades, and sheet metal. He has exhibited internationally.
March 7: Richard Rothman captures the ecosystems of communities from the land to the people. His series Redwood Saw documents California's Redwoods in contrast to the American built landscape they occupy. Rothman's work is in many collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris). He is currently on the faculty of ICP.
March 14: Susan Derges creates photograms influenced by natural landscapes. Her work is metaphysical, bypassing the camera and bringing the viewer and subject closer together. She has exhibited internationally and has works in numerous collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
March 21: Christopher Bucklow is an English artist who works in various media including painting and photography. In his series Guests Bucklow uses a pinhole camera to create painterly depictions of the human form. His luminous silhouettes are influenced by Carl Jung’s theory of the Anima and Animus. Bucklow’s work is widely collected including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
March 28: Deana Lawson uses photography to explore the human body and its relationship to psychological, personal, political, and historical experiences. Deana was awarded the Aaron Siskind Fellowship Grant as well as residencies at Light Work in Syracuse, New York and the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York. Deana has exhibited widely and is currently on the faculty of ICP.
April 18*: Robert Polidori is a photographer based in New York City. His work focuses on environments and human habitats. He has photographed sites throughout the world, some of his most known images being of Château de Versailles and New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. His New Orleans images were commissioned by The New Yorker and later exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has been a staff photographer at The New Yorker for over 10 years, and his work has appeared in numerous other publications including Vanity Fair, Condé Nast Traveler, Newsweek, and Wallpaper. He is represented by Edwynn Houk Gallery.
*Originally scheduled for April 4
Due to professional obligations, lecture dates may change without notice. For more information, please call 212.857.0001.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.