Danny Lyon was the first photographer to be officially appointed by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. SNCC was very savvy in their use of photography. They used Lyon’s images in books and posters, disseminating a localized struggle to the nation as a whole. Here, Lyon photographed [...]
By Pat Mitchell Today marks the 45th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, which was designated in 1971 to celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in 1920. In commemoration of that milestone, and the miles we still have to [...]
Danny Lyon’s new book tells the story of an Australian Shepard named Sam who writes a screenplay. On September 8, join us for a reading and Q&A with the artist to mark the release of this and another new title. Read more here:: Danny Lyon’s [...]
This weekend, as part of its annual all-night horror movie marathon, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York, will screen David Cronenberg’s 1979 film The Brood. In this chilling portrait of family dysfunction, a troubled woman undergoes . . . Read More Read more [...]
The New York Times calls Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday “instantly compelling.”Installation view of Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, July 26-October 31, 2016). Photograph by Ronald Amstutz Read more here:: The New York Times calls Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday...
By Pat Mitchell December 5, 2013, was one of the most memorable days at TEDWomen — and everywhere else in the world, too. The world lost one of its great leaders, Nelson Mandela, and I will never forget the way we heard the news at [...]
Few actors have worked in cinema across eight decades. Jeanne Moreau began her career as an ingenue in 1949, and for my generation she was the icon of the French New Wave. Jean-Pierre Léaud may have been equally recognizable, but as the . . . [...]