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ROOFTOP - A Second Look
An encore presentation of photographs by Brad Temkin

Temkin December 1, 2015 – February 6, 2016

On view at the Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery at Atlantic Center for the Arts

Now in its 5th year, the Southeast Museum of Photography has been partnering with the Atlantic Center for the Arts since 2011 to provide curated photography exhibitions for display at ACA’s Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery each winter. This year’s exhibition is an encore presentation of photographs by Brad Temkin presented in conjunction with the exhibition Second Nature, on view at the Southeast Museum of Photography through December 18, 2015.

Image to the left: Birds (looking East) - Dun Laoghrie, County Dublin Ireland, August 2009 by Brad Temkin
Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast
Richard Sexton

DyingTrees January 22 – April 17, 2016

Artist Lecture, Book Signing, and Reception: Friday, January 22, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m

On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Latin for “unknown land,” Terra Incognita consists of 57 black-and-white photographs of marsh, scrub lands, dunes, beaches, swamps and forests along the Gulf Coast from the mouth of the Mississippi River to the Florida Panhandle.

Image on left: Ensemble of Dying Trees by Richard Sexton
The Civil Rights Movement Revisited
Three Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

Herron January 22 – April 17, 2016

This exhibition brings together images by seven documentary photographers that captured life in the years leading up to and during the Civil Rights Movement in America, ending with the untimely death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. While created nearly a half-century ago, these images are indicative of the ongoing struggle for race equality in America. They serve as a powerful reminder of the sacrifices, struggles, and inspirational acts of those that participated in this Movement, the changes they instilled, and the challenges that remain.

Image: The March from Selma to Montgomery, 1965 by Matt Herron
Gary Metz

Gary Metz February 24 – May 15, 2016

In the 1970’s, the late photographer and educator Gary Metz generated a significant body of work that was very much in the spirit of the times. Metz’s Quaking Aspen: a Lyric Complaint challenged the first 100 years of landscape photography, which had placed a major emphasis on depicting nature as sublime, heroic, and unspoiled. Unlike previous photographers who glorified nature, Metz and his contemporaries wrenched photography out of the national parks and replaced the scenic with the vernacular of the everyday American landscape.

Image © Gary Metz
IN EXILE: Paris and New York
The Photographs of Fred Stein
Little Italy February 24 – May 15, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Opening Reception and Lecture with Fred Stein’s son, Peter Stein

Fred Stein was an early champion of street and documentary photography recognized for his iconic images of life in Paris and New York from the 1930’s through the early 1960’s as well as portraits of important writers, artists, scientists and celebrities of the time, such as Albert Einstein, Salvador Dalí, and Marlene Dietrich. While Stein originally set out to be a public defender, his pastime of photography became his livelihood when he fled from Germany to Paris in 1933, the year Hitler was appointed Chancellor. He fled again from Paris to New York City in 1941. His career was cut short when he passed away at the age of 58, and it has only been in more recent years that his work is getting the recognition it deserves as an important and insightful record of city-life during a pivotal moment in history.

Image: Little Italy, New York, 1943 by Fred Stein

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