Luc Sante on An-My Lê

Gallery Talks

January 28, 2008    add to my calendar

Luc Sante was born in Belgium in 1954. He has been writing for publication since 1981 and has published essays and reviews on photography, literature, movies, popular music, and social history for the New York Review of Books, the New York Times, and many other journals. His books include Low Life, Evidence, The Factory of Facts, and Kill All Your Darlings, and he translated and edited Felix Feneon's Novels in Three Lines. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Grammy, for album notes. He teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College.

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1960, An-My Lê gained a Master of Science from Stanford University, California, in 1985, and a Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Art, New Haven, in 1993. Among her most recent projects is "Small Wars" comprising a book (Aperture Press, 2005) and an exhibition of photographs that is currently touring the United States. Trap Rock is presented at Dia:Beacon with support from Murray Guy Gallery, New York.

Gallery Talks at Dia:Beacon is a series of presentations that take place the last Saturday of every month at 1 pm and are free with admission to the museum. Focused on the work of the artists in Dia's collection, the one-hour presentations are given by curators, art historians, and writers, and take place in museum's galleries. Reservations are suggested. Please call Dia:Beacon at 845-440-0100 ext 44.

Gallery Talks at Dia:Beacon are made possible through the generosity of the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency; The Karan-Weiss Foundation; and the Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust. 
 

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Luc Sante was born in Belgium in 1954. He has been writing for publication since 1981 and has published essays and reviews on photography, literature, movies, popular music, and social history for the New York Review of Books, the New York Times, and many other journals. His books include Low Life, Evidence, The Factory of Facts, and Kill All Your Darlings, and he translated and edited Felix Feneon's Novels in Three Lines. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship,

 
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