Renowned Photo Essayist Sam Abell To Lecture At University Of Virginia
September 3, 2002--
Photographer Sam Abell
Lecture, book signing and reception in conjunction with the U.VA
Art Museum exhibit, “Sam Abell: The Photographic Life”
Saturday, Sept. 14, 3 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 153
Sam Abell has
traveled throughout the world documenting the lives and environments
of people of all cultures in a 35-year career as a photographer.
In conjunction with the exhibit of his work at the University of
Virginia Art Museum, “Sam Abell: The Photographic Life,”
he will give a lecture on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. in Campbell
Abell will sign
copies of the monograph, “Sam Abell: The Photographic Life,”
following the talk at a reception in the U.Va. Art Museum. The book
is sponsored by The Oakwood Arts and Sciences Foundation and published
by Rizzoli Books.
A longtime Albemarle
County resident, Abell has made in-depth photographic essays for
magazines and books, and is known for his work for the National
Geographic Society, including his 1999 book on Australia. In 1990.
his photographs were exhibited in a one-man show at the International
Center of Photography in New York City in conjunction with the publication
of his mid-career retrospective “Stay This Moment.”
The show, organized
by the museum, Abell and guest curator Leah Bendavid-Val, will travel
around the country following its Charlottesville exhibition, which
closes Sunday, Sept. 15.
For more information
about the exhibit or the University of Virginia Art Museum, call
(434) 924-3592 or visit the museum Web site at http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.
contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298