11 Remembered” At U.Va. Art Museum
September 3, 2002--
“September 11 Remembered,” an exhibition of images and
Tuesday, Sept. 10, through Thursday, Oct. 10
University of Virginia Art Museum
the first anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the University
of Virginia Art Museum will offer a special exhibit of images and
poems Tuesday, Sept. 10, through Thursday, Oct 10.
“September 11 Remembered,” will include a photograph
taken by Roger Sayre of the “Memorial of Light,” depicting
the twin blue beams of light rising on the site of the World Trade
Center from March 11 through April 11, 2002.
Sayre, a photographer
on the faculty at New York’s Pace University, lives across
the Hudson River in New Jersey, where he had a good vantage point
from which to photograph “Memorial of Light.”
Two other images,
by photojournalist Patrick Witty, who freelances for major magazines,
and Adam Woodward, exhibited in the major New York City group show
“Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs” (which
ran for several months following Sept. 11), also will be exhibited.
They are on loan to the museum from the personal collection of Architecture
School Dean Karen Van Lengen.
Poems by U.Va.
faculty and students written in response to the events of Sept.
11 will accompany the photographs in the display.
is part of a nationwide effort by the American Association of Museums
and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to honor people
who suffered as a result of the national tragedy.
of Virginia Art Museum is open to the public without charge Tuesday
through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Limited parking is available for visitors
behind the museum.
more information about the exhibition or the University of Virginia
Art Museum, call (434) 924-3592 or visit the museum Web site at
contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298