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Posts Tagged ‘Margaret Sartor’

November 11: M.C. Taylor and Jim Findlay to Discuss Collaborative William Gedney Archival Project, “Heart Like A Levee”

November 11: M.C. Taylor and Jim Findlay to Discuss Collaborative William Gedney Archival Project, "Heart Like A Levee"

Left: M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger. Right: A photo taken by William Gedney in Leatherwood, Kentucky, 1972. The Duke University Forum for Scholars and Publics invites you to join in a musical and photographic lunchtime conversation.  M.C. Taylor, leader of the band Hiss Golden Messenger, and Jim Findlay, stage director and designer, will be joined by photographer and […]


A Must-See: “Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections” Closes May 12

A Must-See: "Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections" Closes May 12

Catch this wonderful exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University while you can: Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections includes over a hundred works, from tiny early daguerreotypes to large-scale contemporary color prints and videos, and is drawn from twelve public and private North Carolina collections. Photographs by Center for Documentary Studies director […]


View From a Window: William Gedney Photos in the “New York Times,” With Comments by CDS Instructor Margaret Sartor

View From a Window: William Gedney Photos in the "New York Times," With Comments by CDS Instructor Margaret Sartor

Photos by William Gedney taken in New York in the late ’60s and early ’70s were the subject of a recent post on Lens, the New York Times photo blog. As Lens editor David Gonzalez describes these images, “From a window overlooking the Myrtle Avenue El, Mr. Gedney spun an urban narrative of surprising intimacy. Working […]