Voices of the West Distinguished Lecture Series: Ron Tyler
When: Tue., Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m. 2015
Richard Avedon's "In the American West": The Real West?
Ron Tyler, former Director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, discusses Avedon’s iconic exhibition of large-format portrait work of drifters, miners, cowboys and others from the western United States that was commissioned by the Museum and became a best-selling book and traveling exhibit. It is regarded as an important hallmark in 20th century portrait photography.