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Ask The Experts: Peter Kayafas - Live on Zoom

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Ask The Experts: Peter Kayafas - Live on Zoom

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:00pm

Peter Kayafas is a photographer, publisher, curator and teacher who lives in New York City where he is the Director of the Eakins Press Foundation. He is a Guggenheim Fellow (2019), and his photographs have been widely exhibited, and are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art; the Brooklyn Museum of Art; The New York Public Library; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the New Orleans Museum of Art; and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. He has taught photography at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn since 2000 and is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Corporation of Yaddo. He has published four monographs of his photographs—The Merry Cemetery of Sapanta (2007); O Public Road! Photographs of America (2009); Totems (2012)—and The Way West (2020) with an essay by Rick Bass.

"Celebrated American photographer Peter Kayafas will discuss his new book--Coney Island Waterdance--and other aspects of his Coney Island work from the 90s and early 2000s."

Peter’s website.

Buy a copy of the book here.

Ticket sales end on Wednesday, November 10th at 5pm.

A Zoom link to join us online, will be emailed day of the event, between 5pm-6:30pm.

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