2012 FOP Calendar
- Pieter Hugo
Saturday November 3
CMA lecture by acclaimed Cape Town photographer Pieter Hugo. Additional FOP activity with the artist to be announced.
- Hendrik Kerstens
Saturday October 27
Meet contemporary Dutch portrait photographer Hendrik Kerstens as he discusses his work at the home of Laura and Fred Bidwell.
- Photobook Lecture and Sale
Saturday October 20
Join Melissa Catanese and Ed Panar of Spaces Corners, Larissa Leclair of the Indie Photobook Library and our own Barbara Tannenbaum, CMA Curator of Photography, for a dialogue on how print-on-demand books have impacted the creation, collection and study of photography. After the lecture, explore a special display of books from the Indie Photobook Library and an assortment of books available for purchase from Spaces Corners.
- DIY Gallery Talk by Barbara Tannenbaum
Wednesday October 10
Photography Curator Barbara Tannenbaum discusses the print-on-demand revolution while leading a tour of her groundbreaking exhibition, DIY: Photographers & Books.
- Richard Mosse
Saturday September 22
CMA Lecture by Irish photographer and video artist Richard Mosse, who will discuss his heralded documentary photography series titled "Infra," depicting rebel groups in the Eastern Congo.
- FOP Potluck Dinner with Richard Mosse
Friday September 21
Join fellow FOP members for this exclusive opportunity to meet Richard Mosse prior to his Saturday lecture at CMA. Location to be announced.
- Lecture and Open House Celebrating the Re-opening of the Photography & Contemporary Galleries
Friday August 24
Join Photography Curator Barbara Tannenbaum and Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art Reto Thuring as they lecture in the Recital Hall at 6:00 and then host an open house in the Photography and Contemporary Galleries starting at 6:45.
- Youth and Beauty Lecture by Barbara Tannenbaum
Wednesday August 8
In connection with CMA's Youth and Beauty exhibit, Photography Curator Barbara Tannenbaum will discuss the Roaring 20's as revealed through photographs of movie star and twenties icon, Gloria Swanson.
- Day Trip to Columbus
Saturday July 21
Columbus Museum Photography Curator, Catherine Evans will lead us through her touring show "The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League 1936--1951." After the tour, join FOP members for a group lunch and visit to a private collection. Stalwarts may return home via the Wexner Center to take in "Omer Fast 2001/2011."
- Annual Picnic and Show-and-Tell
Sunday June 10
Hike, mingle and dine at the beautiful and bucolic home of Judith and Ted McMillan, and bring a favorite photograph for FOPs annual show-and-tell.
- Natan Dvir
Saturday May 19
Natan Dvir, whose work appeared last year in MOCA's Israel show, and who has been the recipient of seven significant photography awards over the last three years, will present recent portfolio work at the home of David Bergholz and Ellie Mallet.
- Annual Student Presentation
Tuesday April 24
A presentation by leading students from several local undergraduate programs held at the headquarters or the Society for Photographic Education (SPE)
- Unofficial April Events
April 12: Bea Nettles lectures at the Akron Museum of Art at 6:30 (order tickets on line from AAM)
April 22: The first annual Pittsburgh Photo Fair will feature the work of six internationally known dealers (go to pghphotofair.com for additional info).
- AIPAD Trip -- Day #2
Saturday March 31
Join FOP as famed Dutch portrait photographer Rineke Dijkstra is interviewed by Googenheim curator Jennifer Blessing at 10 AM, and then at noon, a panel of distinguished curators discusses emerging artists and trends in contemporary photography. In the early afternoon, spend more time on the AIPAD floor and/or take in Peripheral Visions: Italian Photography, 1959s -- Present at the neighboring Hunter College Gallery. End the day with a guided tour of the Flatiron loft and contemporary collection of investment banker Michael Hoeh.
- AIPAD Trip -- Day #1
Friday March 30
Barbara leads an exclusive FOP pre-opening tour of AIPAD at 9:30. At noon, cab to Sikkema Gallery in Chelsea for where Mitch Epstein will walk us through his new show then join us for lunch. Next, British photographer Paul Graham (tentative) leads a tour of his show as it finishes its run at Pace Gallery's temp space. End the day with Jerry Spagnoli at his Chelsea studio, seeing how he makes his heralded modern day daguerrotypes.
- AIPAD Trip: Thursday Evening
Thursday March 29
For those arriving on Thursday, attend "Ordinary Miracles," a film documenting New Yorks's Photo League, showing at The IFC Center.
- Hank Willis Thomas
Sunday January 22
Lecture by photo conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas in the CMA Recital Hall. Co-sponsored by the Contemporary Art Society and the Friends of African and African American Art.
- Dave Anderson
Sunday January 15
Artist presentation by photographer and film maker Dave Anderson at the home of Bill and Peggy Lipscomb.