Conrad Nelson Lecture: Larry Fink

On October 22 at 7:30 p.m., Millersville University will welcome the award-winning photographer Larry Fink as the 2014 Conrad Nelson Lecturer. The event will held in Meyers Auditorium at McComsey Hall.

Larry Fink has been a professional photographer for 45 years. He is best known for his pictures of social settings that expose hidden moments and meaning through sophisticated layers of composition. His photographs explore a multitude of topics from high society to sports to politics and have been featured in such publications as The New York Times, Art in America, Vanity Fair, Vogue, The New Yorker, GQ and The Village Voice.

His work has been widely exhibited, including solo shows at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Musee de la Lausanne Photographie in Belgium and the Musee de l’Elysee in Switzerland, amongst others. He shows in galleries regularly in New York, Los Angeles and Paris, France. He has been awarded two Guggenheim Fellowships in 1976 and 1979 and two National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Photography Fellowships in 1978 and 1986. His commercial work includes advertising campaigns for Smirnoff, Bacardi and Cunard Lines (Q.E.2). He is professor of photography at Bard College.

The Conrad Nelson Artist-In-Residence Fellowship was established in 2000 by MU alum Conrad Nelson to enable the University to bring to campus accomplished visual artists working in various media, to display and describe their works, to give public lectures on issues in the arts and to interact with students, faculty and other members of the greater Millersville community.

Ticket Information: This event is free and open to the public. 

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Author: Bryson

Architectural/Commercial/Industrial Photographer - Digital Photography and Photoshop Educator

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