September 25 – Lisa Saltzman

Professor and Chair, Department of History of Art, Bryn Mawr College

“Retro-Spectacles: On the Fictions of Contemporary Art Photography”

Drawing on materials from her new book, Daguerreotypes: Fugitive Subjects, Contemporary Objects, forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press, Saltzman will talk about the aesthetics and ethics of contemporary art photography.  Among the artists she will discuss are Jeff Wall, James Casebere, Thomas Demand, Gregory Crewdson and An-My Lê.