Who Are We? Identity and the Contemporary Photographic Portrait | Nashville Public Radio

Event Details

  • Every 1 week(s) between
    September 11, 2017 and December 7, 2017
  • Mondays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fridays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Free
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An exhibition of contemporary photographic portraits opens the fall exhibition season at the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery on September 11th, 2017. "Who are We? Identity & the Contemporary Photographic Portrait" examines how, in our image-saturated world, photographs have increasingly played a primary role in shaping identity. An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 15th from 5 - 7 pm in conjunction with Vanderbilt Parents’ & Family Weekend & Fall for the Arts. The exhibition will be on view through December 7, 2017, with closures for Fall Break (October 12–15) & Thanksgiving Break (November 18–26). The Fine Arts Gallery is located in Cohen Memorial Hall at 1220 21st Avenue South, on the western edge of the Peabody College campus. Gallery hours are Mon. - Fri. 11 am–4 pm, Wknds 1–5pm. Admission & all events are free & open to the public. The first in a three-part series on portraiture, WHO ARE WE? IDENTITY AND THE CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT is organized by the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery and curated by Joseph S. Mella, director, with support provided by The Ingram Commons and Leslie Cecil and Creighton Michael, MA’76. Image Credit: Andres Serrano (American, b. 1950) Jewel-Joy Stevens, America’s Little Yankee Miss, from “America Now + Here,” 2003 Digital chromogenic print 24” x 20” Gift of Melissa and Scott Tannen, both BA’99 Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection Courtesy Andres Serrano

Event presented by:

  • Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery