Conversations with Contemporary Photographers
March 1 & 21, April 12 & 26, 7 p.m.
Eight internationally renowned artists acclaimed for their work in contemporary photography come to the BMA in March and April to discuss the top issues in photography today. Moderated by the influential art critic and JHU Professor Michael Fried and BMA Senior Curator of Contemporary Art Darsie Alexander, this innovative program examines topics that range from the relationship of photography to painting to the impact of digital technology. Several of the participating artists are represented in the BMA’s collection of more than 3,000 photographs, and have been featured in recent exhibitions at the Museum.
Jeff Wall and Stephen Shore: Thursday, March 1 – 7 p.m.
Thomas Demand and James Welling: Wednesday, March 21 – 7 p.m.
Thomas Struth and Mitch Epstein: Thursday, April 12 – 7 p.m.
Anthony McCall and Tacita Dean: Thursday, April 26 – 7 p.m.