AIPAD
March 30 - April 2, 2017
Pier 94 | New York City

AIPAD Talks

AIPAD will host 16 talks featuring prominent curators, collectors, artists, and journalists. The AIPAD Talks will be held Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Show. AIPAD Talks require separate admission and tickets will be available for purchase online and at the door. Seating is limited. 

Topics, speakers, and schedule are subject to change


Thursday, March 30

ARTIST TALK: Albert Watson

12:00 p.m.

with Tim B. Wride, William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, Norton Museum of Art

Albert Watson discusses his long career as a fashion/commercial photographer and the growing interest in exhibiting this type of work by the museum world.

 

ICP PRESENTS PERPETUAL REVOLUTION: Looking Backward to Move Forward

1:30 p.m.

Erin Barnett, ICP Director of Exhibitions and Collections; Carol Squiers, ICP Curator; Kalia Brooks, ICP Adjunct Curator; and artists Sheila Pree Bright and Gabriel Garcia Roman

The International Center for Photography’s current exhibition, Perpetual Revolution explores the relationship between the overwhelming image world that confronts us, and the volatile, provocative, and often-violent social world it mirrors.

 

WHAT HAPPENED TO LOOKING AT THE WORLD? Documentary, Surveillance and Contemporary Photography

3:00 p.m.

Sandra Phillips, Curator Emerita, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and artists Lucas Blalock, Trevor Paglen, and Gilles Peress

A discussion of the history and politics of contemporary photography and its relationship to the traditions of examining and reporting.

 

WHAT IT'S WORTH: Navigating Value in the Photo Market

4:30 p.m.

Vivian Ebersman, Director of Art Expertise, AXA Art Americas Corporation; W.M. Hunt, collector and dealer; Sarah Morthland, AAA, Principal Appraiser, ACM Services; Bruce Silverstein, Bruce Silverstein Gallery; and Edward Yee, Primary Appraiser, Penelope Dixon & Associates

How much is a photograph worth? This panel of long-time veterans in the fields of collecting, dealing, appraising, and insuring will address with the concept of value and how it impacts collectors. 

Friday, March 31

CURATOR TALK: Corey Keller, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

12:00 p.m.

with Jean Dykstra, Editor, photograph magazine

The state of photography now from the museum front: is it being organized or exhibited differently? Have institutional boundaries shifted or become more porous? How is visual literacy being promoted?

 

WOMEN IN THE PHOTO WORLD NOW

1:30 p.m.​

Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief, ARTnews; Kathryn Wat, Chief Curator, National Museum of Women in the Arts; and artists Renee Cox and Janaina Tshäpe 

The acclaimed exhibition Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts is currently on view at Whitechapel Gallery, London. A discussion with the curator and artists about the role of gender equality in photography.


 

ARTIST TALK: James Balog and Extreme Ice, Rare Trees, and Endangered Animals

3:00 p.m.​

with Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator Emerita, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 

James Balog discusses his groundbreaking work on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of our planet’s natural systems.

CUBAN PHOTOGRAPHY THEN AND NOW

4:30 p.m.

Ana Dopico, Associate Professor, New York University; and Madeleine P. Plonsker, collector

A discussion about the role and history of Cuban photography. The Light in Cuban Eyes, an exhibition of photography from the collection of Madeleine P. Plonsker, will be on view at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD.

Saturday, April 1

CURATOR TALK: Jeff L. Rosenheim, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

12:00 p.m.

A major retrospective, Irving Penn: Centennial, will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on April 24. Jeff L. Rosenheim, Joyce Frank Menschel Curator in Charge of the Department of Photographs, will discuss the artist’s 70-year career.

 

LEE FRIEDLANDER: A Life in Books

1:30 p.m.

Lee Friedlander, artist; Maria Friedlander; and Giancarlo Roma, Haywire Press

In conversation with his wife and grandson, Lee Friedlander discusses his extensive photography career, which includes more than 50 published books of his photographs.

 

VISION & JUSTICE 

3:00 p.m.

Sarah Lewis, Assistant Professor, Harvard University; Awol Erizku, artist; with Michael Famighetti, Editor, Aperture magazine

How has photography played a crucial role in the African American experience and issues of social justice? 

 

COLLECTOR TALK: Martin Z. Margulies

4:30 p.m.

with Lindsay Pollock, Editor-in-Chief, Art in America

Fifteen Countries: On Loan from the Collection of Martin Z. Margulies will be on view at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD.

Sunday, April 2

ARTIST TALK: Lalla Essaydi

12:00 p.m.

with Amei Wallach, author, critic, and filmmaker

Moroccan born and raised, Lalla Essaydi became an artist after relocating to Saudi Arabia, then France, and ultimately to the United States. She discusses her career, recent projects, and artistic practice which addresses the representation of Arab female identity from the unique perspective of her personal experience.

 

COLLECTOR TALK: Artur Walther

1:30 p.m.

with Simon Baker, Senior Curator, Tate Modern

Structures of Identity: Photography from the Walther Collection will be on view at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD.

 

WHEN IS DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY ART? 

3:00 p.m.

Sam Barzilay, Creative Director, United Photo Industries and Photoville; James Estrin, Co-Editor, The New York Times Lens Blog; Kristen Lubben, Executive Director, Magnum Foundation; and artists Diana Markosian and Joshua Rashaad McFadden

How are socially concerned photographers bridging the gap between the worlds of documentary and fine art photography?

 

IN CONVERSATION: VINCE ALETTI AND DAWOUD BEY: Starting Out in New York City

4:30 p.m.

with Steven Kasher, Steven Kasher Gallery

The critic and artist discuss their early years working in New York City with Steven Kasher, Steven Kasher Gallery.


 

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