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Best Face forward: The Presented View

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Elizabeth © Dawoud Bey
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Sunset Couple Photograph © Nora Herting
Best Face forward: The Presented View
Curated by: NIU Art Museum

116 Altgeld Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
January 25th, 2011 - March 11th, 2011
Opening: January 27th, 2011 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
hgreen2@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 12:00 - 4:00
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
IL, Northern Illinois University DeKalb
TAGS:  
photography, modern, traditional
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

Best Face Forward: The Presented View, examines studio portrait photography with art by Dawoud Bey, Nora Herting, and Andy Warhol.  Also included will be anonymously shot and unidentified photos from the private collection of Charles Rudolph, including 19th century tin-types and early 20th century mug-shots.  Each body of work explores an aspect of the circular relationship between artist/photographer, subject and audience.

Artists Talks will be held after the opening reception - Thursday January 27, 6:00 p.m.