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Panel Discussion

Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman

Saturday, April 6

4:00 pm

Hunter College, Hunter West Building, Room HW615 East 68th and Lexington New York, N.Y.


Join Aperture at The AIPAD Photography Show for a talk with curators Katherine Bussard of the Princeton University Art Museum and Lisa Hostetler of the Smithsonian American Art Museum about Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman, their current exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum and accompanying Aperture publication. They will be joined by photographers Barbara Kasten and John Pfahl, whose work is included in the exhibition and book, and Andy Grundberg, former New York Times photography critic and now Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.

From magazine pages to gallery walls, from advertisements to photojournalism, Color Rush charts the history of color photography in the United States from the moment the technology appeared in the marketplace to when it no longer seemed an unusual choice for artists. The book begins with the 1907 unveiling of autochrome, the first commercially available color process, and continues up through the 1981 landmark survey show and book The New Color Photography, which hailed the widespread acceptance of color photography in contemporary art. In the intervening years, color photography captured the popular imagination through its visibility in magazines like Life and Vogue, as well as through its accessibility in the marketplace thanks to companies like Kodak.

This panel was organized on the occasion of Aperture’s publication of Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman in collaboration with The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) Photography Show, April 4-7, 2013, held at the Park Avenue Armory, New York.

Tickets are limited and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets may be purchased at the Park Avenue Armory during fair hours starting at 11 am on Thursday, April 4. Tickets are $10 per person.

Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman