The UNM Art Museum presents a public talk and book signing by James Enyeart on "Lee Friedlander: Truth In Excess of Fact" on Tuesday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the main gallery.
Eyneart a renowned authority on photography, has authored and edited more than 20 publications including "Lee Friedlander: Sticks and Stones, Architectural America," "Photographers," "Writers, and the American Scene: Visions of Passage," "Jim Dine: Color Photographs," "Jerry N. Uelsmann, Twenty-five Years: A Retrospective," "Edward Weston's California Landscapes" and "Harmony of Reflected Light: The Photographs of Arthur Wesley Dow."
Enyeart has been recognized internationally with honors and awards including the Josef Sudek Medal from Czechoslovakia in 1989; the Photographic Society of Japan Achievement Award in 1994; the Photokina Obelisk in Cologne, Germany; a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1987; and three National Endowment for the Arts grants. He served as director at the George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y. and the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. He was founding director of the Anne and John Marion Center for Photographic Arts at the former College of Santa Fe.
In 2010, Enyeart and his wife Roxanne Malone gifted his library on photography and his personal archive of significant correspondence and notable papers to the UNM Art Museum. This Enyeart/Malone Library and Archive is open by appointment to students and the community. Visit Print Study Room.
The Distinguished Speaker Series is sponsored by the UNM Art Museum with support from the Department of Art & Art History and the Walter and Allene Kleweno Lecture Endowment.