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Description: Join us in Rochester for a self-guided tour of the George Eastman Museum Exhibit, Eugene Richards: The Run on of Time, followed by a lunch discussion at Salena's Mexican Restaurant.
More Info: For the past several decades, photographer Eugene Richards (American, b. 1944) has explored complicated subjects, including racism, poverty, emergency medicine, drug addiction, cancer, the American family, aging, the effects of war and terrorism, and the depopulation of rural America. His style is unflinching yet poetic, his photographs deeply rooted in the texture of lived experience. In his wide range of photographs, writings, and moving image works, he involves his audience in the lives of people in ways that are challenging, lyrical, melancholy, and beautiful. Ultimately, his works illuminate aspects of humanity that might otherwise be overlooked.

This exhibition—the first museum retrospective devoted to Richards’s work—explores his career from 1968 to the present through 146 photographs and three moving image works, which will screen continuously in the Dryden Theatre during regular museum hours Tuesday through Saturday.

Lunch Discussion hosted by David Shakes '85 to follow. (taco buffet, cash bar) at Salena’s Mexican Restaurant at the Village Gate 302 N Goodman St. Rochester, NY 14607

This is a free event. Guests will also have the opportunity to see other exhibitions on display at the museum. Luncheon space is limited, registration is required. Contact Timothy Cosgriff for questions or more information.
Date: 09/23/2017
Time: 10:00am
Location: George Eastman Museum
900 East Avenue
Rochester, New York 14607
Cost: free
Contact Name: Timothy Cosgriff
Contact Phone: 585-224-3271
Contact E-mail: timothy.cosgriff@esc.edu

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