Exhibition: Let Us March On, Gallery Talks
Lee Friedlander, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (at podium); first row: Bishop Sherman Lawrence Greene, Bishop William Jacob Walls, Roy Wilkins, and A. Philip Randolph, from the series Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, 1957, printed later. Gelatin silver print. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Maria and Lee Friedlander, HON. 2004. © Lee Friedlander, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco. Photo courtesy Eakins Press Foundation

Gallery Talk, Memory’s Reflections: Some Thoughts on the Photography of the Civil Rights Marches

Laura Wexler
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:30 pm

Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies, Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Co-Chair of the Women’s Faculty Forum at Yale, discusses the multiple powers of photography and how the photographic medium can be used, like memory, to isolate and project the intensity of a moment in time. Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom. Space is limited. Please meet in Gallery lobby.

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General Public

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