Posts Tagged ‘Kreps Gallery’

LaToya Ruby Frazier’s “Campaign for Braddock Hospital” on View at CDS

LaToya Ruby Frazier's "Campaign for Braddock Hospital" on View at CDS

Rising star LaToya Ruby Frazier began to photograph herself and her family as a teenager. Now 31, her recent work extends that intimate circle to include her hometown, Braddock, Pennsylvania, which was decimated by the collapse of the American steel industry in the 1970s. The struggle for economic opportunity and access to health care by Braddock’s […]


“Coney Island 40 Years”: Photo Exhibit Featuring the Work of Harvey Stein Closes October 27

 "Coney Island 40 Years": Photo Exhibit Featuring the Work of Harvey Stein Closes October 27

Coney Island 40 Years will close a popular three-month run at CDS on October 27; the exhibit features black-and-white images from renowned photographer Harvey Stein‘s recent book of the same name as well as a small selection of color images from an earlier book. Stein first went to shoot at Coney Island in 1970, never imagining that it would […]


“Coney Island 40 Years”: Artist’s Talk and Book Signing with Photographer Harvey Stein, Thursday, September 20

"Coney Island 40 Years": Artist's Talk and Book Signing with Photographer Harvey Stein, Thursday, September 20

Join us for an evening with renowned documentary photographer Harvey Stein, who will discuss the work in his most recent book, Coney Island 40 Years, and an exhibit of the same name (click link for slideshow) currently on view in the Kreps Gallery through October 27. A reception will precede the talk and book signing; the event is […]


Harvey Stein to Teach Documentary Street Photography Course at CDS

Harvey Stein to Teach Documentary Street Photography Course at CDS

The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to offer a three-day Continuing Education workshop with photographer Harvey Stein: Documentary Street Photography, September 21–23, 2012.  The class will consist of lectures, demonstrations, slide presentations, critiques, and photographic field trips for participants to document their Durham environments and the people who populate them. Topics will include photographing strangers, strategies […]


Watch: Video Tribute to a Dearly Departed Show

Watch: Video Tribute to a Dearly Departed Show

CDS exhibitions director Courtney Reid-Eaton is preparing the Kreps Gallery for the upcoming Harvey Stein photography exhibit, which meant first taking down the prints from the Full Color Depression show. We were sad to see them go; during their six months here, curator Bruce Jackson’s restored Depression-era color photos attracted a large and enthusiastic fan-base, as […]


Auction of “Full Color Depression” Prints Is a Resounding Success

Auction of "Full Color Depression" Prints Is a Resounding Success

On June 21 about forty people spent a fun evening on the CDS porch and in the Kreps Gallery competing in a silent auction for some fine, classic documentary imagery—thirty-five prints from the exhibit Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland.* Attendees were passionately enthusiastic about the exhibition; fortified by music, libations, cherries, peanuts, […]


Book Signing Event with Authors Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian for “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America,” Thursday, April 19

  On April 19 Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian will sign copies of their new book, In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America, published by the University of North Carolina Press and CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. The book includes a DVD of their film Death Row and “is […]


New Video on CDS Exhibit, “Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland”

New Video on CDS Exhibit, "Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America's Heartland"

CDS exhibitions intern Audrey Bell recently produced a video on the current exhibit Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland, featuring an audio clip of an interview with Bruce Jackson by publishing intern Joel Mora. Jackson discusses the origins of the show, and his thoughts on first seeing the rare Kodachrome images of Depression-era […]


“Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland” Exhibit Opens at CDS

"Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America's Heartland" Exhibit Opens at CDS

Curated by photographer and folklorist Bruce Jackson, Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland features large-scale color photographs taken by the famous Depression-era Farm Security Administration photography team. The exhibit runs through July 23, 2012, in the Kreps Gallery at the Center for Documentary Studies. Related events include a reception on April 19 starting at 6 p.m.; […]