Wet Plate Collodion Image


In this lecture hosted by Aperture and presented by Parsons The New School,Geoffrey Batchen will discuss the topic Perplexity and Embarrassment: Photography as Work. Batchen is a professor of art history at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he specializes in the history of photography. He is currently working on an exhibition about the careers of Richard Beard and Antoine Claudet, due to open at the Yale Center for British Art in October 2011. Batchen’s books include Burning with Desire: The Conception of Photography (The MIT Press, 1997); Each Wild Idea: Writing, Photography, History (The MIT Press, 2001); Forget Me Not: Photography and Remembrance (Van Gogh Museum & Princeton Architectural Press, 2004); and William Henry Fox Talbot (Phaidon, 2008). 



Tuesday, March 24, 2009

6:30 pm

Aperture Gallery
547 West 27th Street
New York, New York
(212) 505-5555