Wegman with one of his Weimeraners
photographer coming to U.Va.
fairy tales to fashion, in photographs and film, William Wegman's
talented Weimeraners are among the most recognizable art images
of the 20th century. Wegman, the renowned photographer and video
artist, will be featured in this year's Virginia
Film Festival on "Animal Attractions." His videotapes
and films, "Hardly Gold" and "Reel 9," will
be shown Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Regal Cinemas.
will also will give the Bayly Art Museum's eighth annual Gladys
S. Blizzard Lecture on Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. in Campbell Hall 153.
Wegman's photographs, videotapes, paintings, and drawings have
been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally. He has
created film and video works for "Saturday Night Live"
and "Nickelodeon"; his video segments appear regularly
on "Sesame Street." His other works include books of
Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Farm Days and Mother Goose
and the videos "Alphabet Soup" and "Fay's Twelve
Days of Christmas." In addition, Wegman has received many
awards, including two Guggenheim Fellowships and two National
Endowment for the Arts grants.