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“Is Photography Over?” A Talk by MFA Visiting Artist Jim Dow at the Full Frame Theater, September 30

"Is Photography Over?" A Talk by MFA Visiting Artist Jim Dow at the Full Frame Theater, September 30

Renowned photographer Jim Dow will bring an encyclopedic knowledge of photography and selections from his vast collection of archival slides to discuss the question, “Is Photography Over?,” a public talk that’s part of his Visiting Artist residency at Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. Monday, September 30, 5 p.m. Full Frame Theater, Power […]


Duke MFA Visiting Artist Presentation by Photographer Jim Dow, Wednesday, March 21

Photographer Jim Dow will return to the Duke campus this week as a Visiting Artist in Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. He will present a slideshow and lecture, “Walker Evans as a Post-Modern Construction,” in the course Innovation and Tradition in the Documentary Arts; the event is free and open to the […]


Second Printing of Photographer Jim Dow’s “American Studies” Now Available, Plus Podcast of His Talk at CDS

Jim Dow visited CDS recently to give a talk and sign copies of the few remaining first edition copies of American Studies, which was published earlier this year by powerHouse Books and CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. The second edition was published in November. Here, Dow talks about the road he followed […]


American Studies: Talk, Book Signing, and Reception with Jim Dow

American Studies: Talk, Book Signing, and Reception with Jim Dow

Photographer Jim Dow will be in Durham to talk about and sign his new book, American Studies, published by powerHouse Books and CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. Beginning with photographs Dow made in the late 1960s, this retrospective book covers almost forty years, ending with pictures made at the close of the […]


Press Coverage for “American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow”

Press Coverage for "American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow"

Recent news and press coverage for the publication American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow and the accompanying exhibition at Janet Borden Gallery in New York: “Jim Dow Hits the Road.” The New Yorker Photo Booth blog. Posted by Caroline Hirsch. July 26, 2011. “Only in America: Roadside Scenes.” Life online photo gallery. June 1, 2011. […]


American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow Artist’s Talk and Book Signing in Boston

American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow Artist's Talk and Book Signing in Boston

Hosted by the Photographic Resource Center, this talk and signing with Boston-based artist Jim Dow features his recently published book, a compendium of many of his best-known images made over almost forty years of traveling the road with his large format camera. Copies of American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow, published by powerHouse in association […]


American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow Exhibition and Book Launch Party

American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow Exhibition and Book Launch Party

Peripatetic artist Jim Dow has compiled many of his best-known images in this extraordinary love poem to America. Using a large format camera on the road, Dow has catalogued the stadiums, the road signs, the diners, and the ice cream parlors that pepper the landscape. Jim Dow: American Studies June 2–July 15, 2011 Janet Borden […]


American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow

American Studies: Photographs by Jim Dow

In American Studies, Jim Dow documents places and things crafted and occupied by ordinary people for practical purposes that share inventiveness and resilience, that mix the makeshift with the carefully considered. For Dow, landscape is fashioned by those who leave their mark both in and out of doors; on signs and billboards, in barbershops, office […]