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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...MORE.

Image to the left: Little Italy, New York, 1943 by Fred Stein.
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 to the left: © Gary Metz
Graduating Student Photography from Daytona State College

Lisa Echevarria May 4 – July 30, 2016

Exhibition Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 4, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Now in its 10th year, this annual exhibition highlights images by recent graduates of the A.S. degree in Photographic Technology at Daytona State College. Hand selected by program faculty, this exhibition attests to the high caliber work recent graduates of this program are producing.

Image to the left: 2015 graduate and Museum Choice Award winner, Lisa Echevarria.
Graduating Student Photography from the University of Central Florida (Daytona Beach)

Bradlee Rutledge May 4 – July 30, 2016

Exhibition Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 4, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

This exhibition showcases graduating senior thesis projects by students in the Bachelor of Science program in Photography at the University of Central Florida in Daytona Beach, celebrating the vision and success of these soon-to-be graduates.

Image to the left: 2015 Thesis exhibitor and UCF Graduate, Bradlee Rutledge.

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