Lecture on An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon

An-My Lê, “Trap Rock (shot I)”, Ink-jet print, 38 1/2 x 26 inches. Edition of 5. © An-My Lê, courtesy <a mce_thref=

This Saturday, January 26, Luc Sante, Visiting Professor of Writing and Photography at Bard College, will lecture on artist An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon, on the occasion of her show Trap Rock. On display through September 2008, the exhibition features twenty-two color photographs examining the operations of the trap rock quarry located on the Hudson River in Clinton Point, New York.

Apart from Trap Rock, the series is filmed photographing in her Season 4 segment, her most recent project is Small Wars, comprised of a book (Aperture Press, 2005) and an exhibition of photographs currently touring the United States.

This lecture is part of the Dia:Beacon’s Gallery Talks, a series of presentations that take place the last Saturday of every month in the museum’s galleries. They are free with admission to the museum.

Saturday, January 26, 2008, 1pm
Dia:Beacon
Riggio Galleries
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York 12508
Reservations are suggested
845-440-0100 ext 44
info [at] diaart.org


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