Dates: March 10th - March 24th - April 28th - May 5th
$10 suggested donation for the public & guests of collective members
Join us for a four-part lecture series by local photographer, historian and educator John Milisenda. A lifetime photog, and resident of the Lower East Side, John's insights are always interesting and delivered with the passion of a true artist.
Thursday, March 10th - 7pm at 119 Ludlow - Street Photography
This talk will cover the work of more than 30 street photographers and their contribution to the medium. (photograph by Bruce Davidson)
Thursday, March 24th - 7pm at 119 Ludlow - Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier Bresson was a pioneer documentarian and photojournalist. He covered every continent and was there for some major historical events. He photographed imperial China going from 3,000 years of tradition to Communism.
Thursday, April 28th - 7pm at 119 Ludlow - The Lower East Side
The Lower East side of the 1960's was a place of diverse ethnic and cultural groups living together in an uneasy alliance. It could easily be romanticized or quickly become mean streets.
Thursday, May 5th - 7pm at 119 Ludlow - W. Eugene Smith
Gene Smith covered 4 invasions during WWII for life magazine. His photographic essays set the a high standard of quality by which others were judged. He threw himself into many dangerous situations and nearly got killed to bring back photographs, depicting the horrors of war.
Con Artist Collective & Gallery
119 Ludlow St. New York, New York 10002
Open Monday through Saturday 11am to 7pm