Programming: The Photography Show 2017, presented by AIPAD
Mickalene Thomas, Le déjeuner sur l'herbe: Les Trois Femmes Noires, 2010. C-print, 47 x 58 inches. Courtesy of Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
AIPAD Talks will be held during the entire run of the Show from Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2.
THURSDAY, MARCH 30
12:00 p.m. | ARTIST TALK: Albert Watson
With Tim B. Wride, William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, Norton Museum of Art
1:30 p.m. | ICP PRESENTS “PERPETUAL REVOLUTION: THE IMAGE AND SOCIAL CHANGE”
Erin Barnett, ICP Director of Exhibitions and Collections; Kalia Brooks, ICP Adjunct Curator; Joanna Lehan, ICP Adjunct Curator; artists TBA
3:00 p.m. | WHAT HAPPENED TO LOOKING AT THE WORLD? Documentary, Surveillance and Contemporary Photography
Sandra Phillips, Curator Emerita, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; with artists Lucas Blalock, Susan Meiselas, and Trevor Paglen
4:30 p.m. | WHAT IT’S WORTH? Navigating Value in the Photo Market
Edward Yee, Primary Appraiser, Penelope Dixon & Associates; Vivian Ebersman, Director, Art Expertise, AXA Art Americas Corporation; Bill Hunt, collector and dealer; Bruce Silverstein, Bruce Silverstein Gallery; and Sarah Morthland, ACM Services
FRIDAY, MARCH 31
12:00 p.m. | CURATOR TALK: Corey Keller, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
With Jean Dykstra, Editor, Photograph magazine
1:30 p.m. | WOMEN IN THE PHOTO WORLD NOW
Renee Cox, artist; Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief, ARTnews; Janaina Tschäpe, artist; and Kathryn Wat, Chief Curator, National Museum of Women in the Arts
3:00 p.m. | ARTIST TALK: James Balog and Extreme Ice, Rare Trees, and Endangered Animals
With Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator Emerita, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
4:30 p.m. | CUBAN PHOTOGRAPHY THEN AND NOW
Ana Dopico, Associate Professor, New York University; David Gonzalez, Co-Editor, The New York Times Lens Blog; Madeleine Plonsker, collector
SATURDAY, APRIL 1
12:00 p.m. | CURATOR TALK: Jeff L. Rosenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art
1:30 p.m. | LEE FRIEDLANDER: A Life in Books
Lee Friedlander, artist; Maria Friedlander; and Giancarlo Roma, Haywire Press
3:00 p.m. | VISION & JUSTICE
Sarah Lewis, Assistant Professor Harvard University; Deana Lawson, artist; with Michael Famighetti, Editor, Aperture magazine
4:30 p.m. | COLLECTOR TALK: Martin Margulies
With Lindsay Pollock, Editor-in-Chief, Art in America
SUNDAY, APRIL 2
12:00 p.m. | ARTIST TALK: Shirin Neshat
With Amei Wallach, author, critic, and filmmaker
1:30 p.m. | COLLECTOR TALK: Artur Walther
With Simon Baker, Senior Curator, Tate Modern
3:00 p.m. | WHEN IS DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY ART?
James Estrin, Co-Editor, The New York Times Lens Blog; Kristen Lubben, Executive Director, Magnum Foundation; Sam Barzilay, Creative Director, United Photo Industries and Photoville; and artists Diana Markosian and Joshua Rashaad McFadden
4:30 p.m. | IN CONVERSATION: VINCE ALETTI AND DAWOUD BEY: Starting Out in New York City With Steven Kasher, Steven Kasher Gallery
Space for AIPAD Talks is limited, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $10 per session. More information is at aipadshow.com/talks
AIPAD Screening Room
Presented by Mary Engel, the AIPAD Screening Room will feature films by and about James Agee, Martin Bell, Morris Engel, Susan Griak, William Klein, Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, Mary Ellen Mark, Gordon Parks, and Weegee.
Exhibitor events including artist book signings will be posted here as this information becomes available. These events are free with a valid Show admission ticket and open to the public. Get the schedule.
For the first time, The Photography Show will present special curated exhibitions of private collections. Three special exhibitions on loan from the international collections of Martin Z. Margulies, Madeleine P. Plonsker, and Artur Walther will be on view at The Photography Show.
A video installation entitled Path Infinitum, featuring the work of Colleen Plumb will be projected over the entire glass entryway to the Show.
The AIPAD Screening Room will feature films that photographers have made over the years.
Photographer Lucien Samaha will make portraits of fairgoers with the world’s first digital camera, a prototype from Kodak labs, at the Show.
The PhotoBook Spotlight, presented by Aperture and M*G!C Group Media, celebrates the contribution of the photobook to the evolving story of photography. Aperture and M*G!C Group Media will present a daily, in-person spotlight on individual books and publishers.
The AIPAD Award was established to honor and recognize visionaries who have spent their lives at the forefront of the field of photography. In 2017, the newly inaugurated award will be presented to Sandra Phillips, longtime curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Anne Wilkes Tucker, founding curator of photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, during the vernissage on March 29. The award presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the AXA ART VIP Lounge on the Show floor.
The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, presented by Maine Media Workshops + College, will be awarded to a photographer whose work demonstrates a compelling new vision in the genre of portraiture. The prizewinner will be announced during the vernissage on March 29. An exhibition featuring the finalists will be on view at The Photography Show.