Photography exhibit “The Cuban-Americans” by artist and photographer Geandy Pavón at Carleton

If you’re in Minnesota, you should check this out!

Original post found here: http://www.southernminn.com/calendar/northfield_news/event_e3daa10e-1f98-11e7-86b9-8f8f7d213998.html

Carleton College will host the acclaimed photographic exhibit “The Cuban-Americans” by painter and photographer Geandy Pavón. The exhibit is part of the College’s annual Foro Latinoamericano event. This event is free and open to the public. “The Cuban-Americans” is a photo essay following in the tradition of Robert Frank’s seminal collection “The Americans,” a 1950s unveiling of a more nuanced and certainly less congratulatory view of American society. His photos, large silver-gelatin prints, can be humorous, mysterious or unsettling. Pavón is interested in the “conceptual aura” of ruins and decay and in everyday practices of power display, ideas that he developed in his Empire and Wrinkle Portraits series. This latest work garnered significant critical acclaim, and was praised by The New York Times art critic Holland Cotter.

When: Monday, April 17th, 2017 @ 10:00 am through April 30th

Where: Weitz Center for Creativity at Carleton College
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