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Panel Documentary in Contemporary Art—The Legacy of the Progressive Era

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Panel Documentary in Contemporary Art—The Legacy of the Progressive Era

1190 Amsterdam Ave # 8
New York, NY 10027-7054
December 10th, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/wallach/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
upper west side
PHONE:  
(212) 854-7288
TAGS:  
panel discussion, photography
COST:  
Free and open to the public

DESCRIPTION

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Social Forces Visualized: Photography and Scientific Charity, 1900–1920 explore the legacy of American social documentary photography and its relation to Progressive-era and contemporary politics.

Martha Rosler, Trevor Paglen, and Lucy Raven discuss their work in relation to the origins of social documentary photography and progressive politics. Moderated by the exhibition curators.