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Picturing People

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Kali-Ashet Amen and Geshe Ngawang Phende, 2010 Pigment Print 40 X 50 In.
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Kali-Ashet Amen and Geshe Ngawang Phende, , 2010 Pigment Print 40 X 50 Inches © Courtesy the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
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© Courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA NOMI)
Picturing People

770 NE 125 Street
North Miami, Florida 33161
June 7th, 2013 - September 8th, 2013
Opening: June 7th, 2013 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mocanomi.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
nomi, north miami
EMAIL:  
dfields@mocanomi.org
PHONE:  
305.893.6211
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Fri, Sun 11-5; Sat 1-9
TAGS:  
photography

DESCRIPTION

This exhibition is an expansive career survey Chicago-based photographer Dawoud Bey, whose work ranges from street photography to formal studio portaiture and is distinguished for its commitment to portraiture as a means for understanding contemporary society.  Bey began his career in 1975 with a series of photographs, Harlem U.S.A, that were later exhibited in his one-person exhibition at the Studio Museum of Harlem in 1979.  He has since had numerous exhibitions worldwide and his works are included in the permanent collections of museums including the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Brooklyn Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, Fogg Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Art and others.  Dawoud Bey: Picturing People is organized by the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago.