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March 22, 2007

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Presents Highlights: Recent Acquisitions of the Photography Collections

April 10 - May 27, 2007

Contact: Thomas Moore
Director of Arts & Culture
410-455-3370
tmoore@umbc.edu

Note: You may view or download this release as a pdf file.

Jaromir Stephany - About Nothing, 2004Opening on April 10th and continuing through May 27th, UMBC’s Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Highlights: Recent Acquisitions of the Photography Collections, featuring a selection of nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century photographs that have arrived at the Library’s Photography Collections during the last decade. Founded in 1974, the Photography Collections now hold more than two million images along with cameras and a library of books on photography and related subjects.

Included in the exhibition will be photographs by Bernice Abbott, Jim Amos, Thomas Annan, Ken Ashton, Gary Auerbach, Edward Bafford, Tom Baril, Thomas Barrow, A. Aubrey Bodine, Edouard Boubat, Marilyn Bridges, John G. Bullock, Kristen Capp, Clarence Carvel, Michela Caudill, Larry Clark, Harold Edgerton, Peggy Fox, Roland Freeman, Sally Gall, Ralph Gibson, John Gutman, Ralph Hattersly, Richard Jaquish, Erica Lennard, Jenny Lynn, Stephen Marc, Mary Ellen Mark, Jill Mathis, John Blair Mitchell, Joel Meyerowitz, Gilles Peress, John Pfahl, Elliot Porter, Thomas J. Reaume, Ed Ross, David Seltzer, Ted Serios, David Seymour, Eve Sonneman, Raymond H. Starr, Jr., Jaromir Stephany, Pete Turner and David Yager.

Gallery Information
The Albin O. Kuhn Gallery serves as one of the principal art galleries in the Baltimore region. Objects from the Special Collections Department, as well as art and artifacts from all over the world, are displayed in challenging and informative exhibitions for the University community and the public. Moreover, traveling exhibitions are occasionally presented, and the Gallery sends some exhibits on tour to other institutions nationwide. Admission to the Gallery and its programs is free.

Acknowledgements
The presentation of this exhibition is supported by an arts program grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support has been provided by the Friends of the Library & Gallery.

Hours
Sunday 1 P.M. – 5 P.M.
Monday 12 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday 12 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Wednesday 12 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Thursday 12 P.M. – 8 P.M.
Friday 12 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Saturday 1 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Telephone
UMBC Artsline (24 hour recorded message): 410-455-ARTS
General Gallery information: 410-455-2270

Web
UMBC Arts & Culture Calendar: http://www.umbc.edu/arts
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery: http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/gallery/
UMBC News Releases: http://www.umbc.edu/news

Images for Media
High resolution images for media are available online:
http://www.umbc.edu/newsevents/arts/hi-res/
or by email or postal mail.
(Images on this release are Jaromir Stephany, About Nothing, 2004; Ralph Gibson, untitled, 2004.)

Directions
UMBC is located approximately 10 minutes from downtown Baltimore and 20 minutes from I-495.
• From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Walker Avenue Garage or Albin O. Kuhn Library.
• From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Turn left and follow signs to the Walker Avenue Garage or Albin O. Kuhn Library.
• From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Walker Avenue Garage or Albin O. Kuhn Library.
• Daytime metered visitor parking is available in the Walker Avenue Garage. Visitor parking regulations are enforced on all University calendar days.

Ralph Gibson - untitled, 2004

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Posted by tmoore at March 22, 2007 12:20 PM