May 16, 2005 - Whitney Museum of American Art - The Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture: Hiroshi Sugimoto
May 16, 2005

The Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture: Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Avalon Theatre, Catalina Island, 1993

The Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture: Hiroshi Sugimoto
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at 7pm

Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
1-800-WHITNEY

www.whitney.org

In honor of the late Walter H. Annenberg, philanthropist, patron of the arts, and former ambassador, the Whitney Museum of American Art has established the Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture to advance this country’s understanding of its art and culture. In this second Annenberg Lecture, Hiroshi Sugimoto speaks about his work in conversation with Adam D. Weinberg, the Whitney’s Alice Pratt Brown Director. Sugimotos renowned photographic series of movie theaters, seascapes, wax figures, and architectural landmarks, among other subjects, invites viewers to question visual perception, engage the experience of time, and enjoy the images formal beauty.

ADMISSION: FREE; Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
PRESS INFO:
Whitney Press Office, (212) 570-3633; pressoffice@whitney.org
PUBLIC INFO:
1-800 WHITNEY; www.whitney.org

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