Lecture: Emmet Gowin – A Life in Photography

November 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Emmet Gowin and EdithArnold Newman Distinguished Lecture in Photography

Emmet Gowin, Photographer, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University

Join photographer Emmet Gowin as he discusses influences, new subjects and approaches, and the profound love for nature that informs all aspects of his art, including the photographs on view in Force of Nature: Emmet Gowin in the American West. Piercing images of his wife, Edith, abstract aerial views of landscapes marked by nature and humankind, and recent work in South America have earned Gowin worldwide recognition. Since the late 1960s, his photographs have appeared in solo shows at institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and Tokyo’s Photo Gallery International. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts awards, a Guggenheim fellowship, and Princeton University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. A gifted speaker, Gowin draws large and enthusiastic crowds. This lecture, his first in Portland, is a not-to-be- missed event.

The Arnold Newman Distinguished Lecture in Photography is sponsored by the Arnold & Augusta Newman Foundation.

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