Paul Strand Circle Member Event
Paul Strand Circle Dinner with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb
Saturday, February 25
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Aperture as a Paul Strand Circle ($5,000) Member and be invited to the home of an Aperture trustee for cocktails and dinner with special guests Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, who will discuss and present recent work.
The Paul Strand Circle program offers exclusive events and trips, including insider tours, studio visits, collection visits, and receptions and dinners in New York, Paris, Miami, London, and beyond. To learn more, please contact Emily Grillo at 212.946.7103 or Hillary Beson at 212.946.7146.
Alex Webb (born in San Francisco, 1952) is best known for his vibrant and complex color photography, often made in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published eleven books, including Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba (with Rebecca Norris Webb) and The Suffering of Light (Aperture, 2011), a collection of thirty years of his color work. Alex became a full member of Magnum Photos in 1979. His work has been shown widely, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. He’s received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and GEO, among other publications.
Rebecca Norris Webb (born in Rushville, Indiana, 1956), originally a poet, has published three photography books that explore the complicated relationship between people and the natural world: The Glass Between Us, Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba (with Alex Webb), and My Dakota. Her fourth book, Memory City (with Alex Webb), is a meditation on film, time, and the city of Rochester, New York, in what may be the last days of film as we know it. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; George Eastman House, Rochester, New York; Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York; and Robert Klein Gallery, Boston. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Time, National Geographic, and Le Monde Magazine.
Image: Alex Webb, Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, 1985; from Alex Webb: La Calle (Aperture/Televisa Foundation, 2016)