Master photographer Lee Friedlander will be speaking at the New York Public Library on June 26. This will be the photographer’s first public talk in 30 years. He’ll be joined on stage in conversation with his grandson, writer Giancarlo T. Roma. Roma and Friedlander recently relaunched Haywire, the publishing company that Friedlander started in the 1970s.
Tickets for the talk, “Lee Friedlander and Giancarlo T. Roma: Passion Projects,” are now on sale for $40. For those who can’t make the live event, NYPL promises to Livestream the talk. (The link to the Livestream is here).
Friedlander, three-time winner of a Guggenheim Foundation grant, was awarded the Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement from ICP in 2006. At 82, he is as productive as ever. He’s published four books with Yale University Press since 2015. The most recent, Street: The Human Clay, is a collection of street photos he has made over the past 50 years.
Lee Friedlander: Photographers at Home
Get ready: Photoville is returning to DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Plaza September 13 to 16 and 20 to 23. Now in its seventh year, the outdoor photography festival will be exhibiting over 50 curated selections of work in shipping containers (yes, you read that right). Among the containers will be an exhibit of the work from... More ›
Located in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park and running September 13 to 17 and 21 to 24, the Photoville photo festival is returning with more than 75 exhibitions and installations. Visitors to Photoville will find exhibitions in shipping containers and outdoor displays, talks and workshops, a beer garden, nighttime programming, community events and more. Highlighting the... More ›
Lee Friedlander has published 50 books in his career to date. And he’s not stopping. The legendary photographer (born 1933) and his grandson, Giancarlo T. Roma, recently revived Haywire Press, the self-publishing company Friedlander established in the 1970s. Roma interviewed his grandfather on stage at the New York Public Library on June 20. The talk,... More ›