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Friday, July 5th, 2002    Volume 2, No. 25

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Kenro Izu: Along the Silk Road

The Silk Road
Coinciding with the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival celebration of the ancient Silk Road trading route, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will present an exhibition of 25 large format platinum prints by the renowned New York photographer Kenro Izu.

Sacred Sites: Silk Road Photographs by Kenro Izu
Exhibition dates: June 9, 2002–January 5, 2003

The Cave as Canvas: Hidden Images of Worship along the Silk Road
Exhibition dates: September 9, 2001–July 7, 2002

Kenro Izu: Along the Silk Road
"In 1998 renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma founded the Silk Road Project, Inc., a nonprofit foundation devoted to the living arts of peoples of traditional Silk Road lands. The greater Silk Road encompassed certain sea routes and the loose system of trails that crossed the mountains and deserts of Central Asia to connect East Asia and the Mediterranean."—the publisher. A richly illustrated book whose contributors include a composer, an archaeologist, a photographer, and two art historians, among others.

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Ralph Eugene Meatyard: The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater
Originally published in 1974 by the Jargon Society and long out of print, The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater is the best-known body of Ralph Eugene Meatyard's work. At once comic and tragic, grotesque and beautiful, the series of 64 images features his wife, Madelyn, in a hag's Halloween mask together in each with a different friend or relative in a transparent mask.

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The Photographs of Ron Galella: 1960-1990

The Photographs of Ron Galella: 1960-1990
"Voyeur. Bandit. Hound. Ron Galella has been called every name in the book. In 1955, fresh out of the United States Air Force, he became a paparazzo—and redefined the genre. From his notoriously obsessive treatment of Jackie Onassis and the subsequent legal battles associated with it, to his alarmingly beautiful photographs of celebrities in the 60s and 70s, Galella has always been in a category of his own."—the publisher

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Bert Stern: Adventures

Bert Stern: Adventures
Adventures chronicles the rise and fall of photographer Bert Stern. Known for outrageous advertising images during the 1950s, his name eventually became synonymous with his photographs of Marilyn Monroe's last (nude) sitting. This monograph captures the artist's dangerous, sexy sensiblity securing Stern's place as an influential fashion photographer.

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Robert Frank and American Politics

Robert Frank and American Politics
In 1984, Robert Frank was commissioned by Harold Hayes, editor of California magazine, to photograph the Democratic National Convention held that year in San Francisco. Some of those photographs, along with Frank's work done in the 1950s, were purchased by the Akron Art Museum in 1985. This catalogue reproduces the entire body of sixteen photographs purchased by the museum.

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William Ropp: Silent Book

William Ropp: The Silent Book - Signed
This rare artist's book is handbound in sumptuous red leather and contains 19 original toned gelatin silver prints mounted one per page. It is signed and numbered as 1 of 5 copies. Ropp's work is a quietly theatrical exploration of the human body.

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