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Events

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Photo-Rapide: Francoise Deschamps and Malian Portrait Photography

These two exhibitions featuring portraits by François Deschamps and well-known Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta amongst many others provide a fascinating glimpse of the rich photographic tradition in the West African nation of Mali. Photo-Rapide features photographs by Deschamps made in collaboration with his Malian sitters. "Malian Portrait Photography" showcases historic and contemporary Malian portraits by Sidibé and Keïta.

The Dorsky Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2008-2012

Like all museums, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art depends on the generosity of others when it comes to expanding its permanent collection. This exhibition focuses on a representative selection of both two-and three-dimensional artworks created by artists from around the world which have come into the museum's collection from 2008 through 2012. A short list of artists includes W. Eugene Smith, Andy Warhol, Richard Hunt, Dorothy Dehner, Harold Edgerton, Mary Frank and Utagawa Hiroshige.

Opening receptions for "Photo-Rapide: Francois Deschamps" and "Malian Portrait Photography"
You are invited to the opening reception for François Deschamps and view his extraordinary exhibition of portraits of Malian individuals and a fascinating glimpse of the rich photographic tradition in the West African nation of Mali by well-known Malian photographers. Deschamps will produce instant portraits of visitors to the show in an on-site West African-style photo studio.

Opening reception for "The Dorsky Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2008-2012"
You are invited to the opening reception for "The Dorsky Collects: Recent Acquisitions 2008-2012," curated by Wayne Lempka. This exhibition focuses on a representative selection of both two-and three-dimensional artworks created by artists as W. Eugene Smith, Andy Warhol, Dorothy Dehner, Mary Frank, Hiroshige and more from around the world.