Sid Grossman Panel Discussion led by Keith Davis

8 Feb 2017

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Wednesday, February 8, 6 pm - 8 pm

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Keith F. Davis has worked as a photography curator and historian for nearly forty years. After overseeing the Hallmark Photographic Collection, beginning in 1979, he became the founding curator of photography in 2006 –and is now senior curator –at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Davis is the author of many books, including The Life and Work of Sid Grossman (2016).

John Jacob is the McEvoy Family Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. Jacob has previously worked as the Vice President and Director of the Inge Morath Foundation and the Program Director for the Legacy Program at the Magnum Foundation. His research interests include American vernacular photography, social history, and women photographers. He has authored publications on Inge Morath, Ernst Haas and the Martha Cooper Collection, among others. 

Sy Kattelson studied with Sid Grossman and Paul Strand, and is known for his association with New York’s famed Photo League. Kattelson's photographs are included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; The National Gallery of Canada; and The Musee d'Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, France. 

Anne Wilkes Tucker is a leading expert on The Photo League and Sid Grossman, having organized and categorized his archive after his death. In 1981 she curated the in-depth retrospective, Sidney Grossman Photographs: 1936–1955 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) where she served as the founding curator for 39 years and oversaw the museum’s photography collection grow from 141 works to 24,000.

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