Alumni

Photography Event: Cindy Sherman

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Geneva

December 5, 2012: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

It is a great pleasure to invite you, on behalf of the Columbia Alumni Club Geneva, to a private guided viewing of photography exhibition presenting Cindy Sherman: THAT'S ME – THAT'S NOT ME, her early works 1975-1977, from the Verbund Collection.Joerg Bader, Director of the Centre de la Photographie in Geneva, will share with us insights about her works and talk about exciting engagement of the Centre de la Photographie in the world of contemporary art and photography today.

Where

Centre de la Photographie (CPG)
Bâtiment d’Art Contemporain,
28, rue des Bains
Geneva, Switzerland

Cost

20 CHF

You can make payment directly to:

The Columbia Alumni Club of Geneva
Account no.: 240 -158019.01C
IBAN: CH68 0024 0240 1580 1901 C
BIC: UBSWCHZH80A
Please indicate: "Cindy Sherman" in the Reference
(The contribution covers guided tour, special opening hours and drinks)

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 12/3/2012

Speaker Profiles

Cindy Sherman (Speaker)

Sherman (American, b. 1954) is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art. Throughout her career, she has presented a sustained, eloquent, and provocative exploration of the construction of contemporary identity and the nature of representation, drawn from the unlimited supply of images from movies, TV, magazines, the Internet, and art history. Working as her own model for more than 30 years, Sherman has captured herself in a range of guises and personas which are at turns amusing and disturbing, distasteful and affecting. Works by Sherman are held in, among others, the Tate Gallery in London, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and various other museum and private collections around the world. MOMA held Sherman's retrospective early this year. Sherman works and lives in New York.

Questions

Jonathon Whatley, '96 (EXP-1) 

Other Information

CPG was founded in 1984 by a group of Geneva photographers committed to promoting photography as a fine art. The CPG focuses on various aspects of contemporary photography and produces an average of five to six exhibitions per year. Together with museums, art centers, galleries and libraries, it also organizes the triennial 50 Jours de la Photographie à Genève (50JPG), a large thematic exhibition, next one coming in 2013.

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