Evaluating the Photography of Fact: Document, News, and Art, 1850-2000

In conjunction with the exhibition Ben Shahn’s New York: The Photography of Modern Times

This three-day conference presents a broad spectrum of vantage points on documentary photography and photojournalism, both current and historical. Speakers include Harold Evans, author, The American Century; Vicki Goldberg, photography writer for the New York Times; Deborah Martin Kao, cocurator of the exhibition; James Nachtwey, photographer; and Alan Trachtenberg, Professor of English and American Studies, Yale University, among many others.

Organized by the Appraisal Studies Program in Fine and Decorative Arts, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, New York University

Starts 12/7/00 6:00 pm
Ends 12/9/00 8:00 pm
Participants Harold Evans, Vicki Goldberg, Deborah Martin Kao, James Nachtwey, Alan Trachtenberg
Location Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East
Cost Fee: $275 and $20 for registration.


Program Types: Symposium