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AMT Photography Visiting Artist Lecture Series: James Welling

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4580, 2007. Inkjet print 33 x 44 in.

4580, 2007. Inkjet print 33 x 44 in.

James Welling has been questioning the norms of representation since the 1970s. His work centers on an exploration of photography, shuffling the elemental components of the medium to produce a distinctly uncompromising body of work. Welling is also intensely interested in cultural and personal ideas of memory in his work. In opening up the medium of photography for experimentation, James Welling’s practice has influenced an entire generation of artists and photographers. Welling was born in 1951 in Hartford, Connecticut. He studied at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh and received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California.

 

Lecture: Tuesday, 6/284PM-5:30PM, Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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