Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events, screenings, exhibitions, performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see:
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Tuesday, October 7 2014
Massachusetts College of Art, Tower Building, 621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
MassArt's Fall Photography Lecture Series Presents: Bruno Ceschel
2:00 - 3:00PM
Bruno Ceschel is a writer, curator, and lecturer on photography at the University of the Arts London. He is the founder of Self Publish, Be Happy (SPBH), an organization that collects, promotes, and studies contemporary self-published photography books. SPBH has become a platform for a worldwide community of contemporary photographers. SPBH’s library contains more than one thousand publications and the organization produces an extensive series of workshops, talks, and projects. Ceschel worked on the 2008 edition of the Brighton Photo Biennial as book editor at Chris Boot Ltd., and was associate and creative editor at Colors magazine. Ceschel regularly writes for FOAM, the British Journal of Photography, The PhotoBook Review, and HotShoe. SPBH has organized events at a number of institutions in London (The Photographers’ Gallery, ICA, Whitechapel Gallery) and abroad (C/O Berlin; Printed Matter, New York; MiCamera, Milan) and most recently published books by collector Brad Feuerhelm and photographers Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin for the SPBH Book Club.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Oil on canvas.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Ziskind, M.62.63.1 © Museum Associates / LACMA
Rose Art Museum | Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453
John Altoon opening, Lois S. Foster Gallery, with a gallery talk by Curator Carol S. Eliel at 6pm.
5:00 - 8:00PM
"John Altoon" is the first major retrospective devoted to this little-known yet important artist whose brief but significant career unfolded in southern California from the 1950s until his untimely death in 1969 at age 43. The exhibition includes over 50 paintings and drawings from public and private collections across the United States.
At 6:00, Carol S. Eliel, curator of the exhibition and Curator of Modern Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, will discuss the artist's work.
This exhibition was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University.