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POSTPONED: MFA in Photography and Integrated Media Visiting Artist: Karen Haas

POSTPONED: MFA in Photography and Integrated Media Visiting Artist: Karen Haas

As part of the MFA Photography and Integrated Media's visiting artists series, Karen Haas comes to Lesley Art and Design March 17 at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 11:00am

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

As part of the MFA Photography and Integrated Media's visiting artist series, Karen Haas comes to Lesley Art and Design March 17 at 11 a.m. Her lecture is free and open to the public.

Hass is the Lane Curator of Photographs at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and has been since 2001. She is responsible for the large collection of photographs by American modernists Charles Sheeler, Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, and Imogen Cunningham. The Lane Collection numbers more than 6,000 prints and ranges across the entire history of western photography.

Before joining the MFA, she held various curatorial positions in Boston-area museums and private collections including the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Boston University Art Gallery, and the Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover. She has a BA in Art History from Connecticut College, an MA in the History of Photography from Boston University, and has taught the history of photography at both Boston University and Boston College.

Her MFA exhibitions include "Ansel Adams in Our Time", "(un)expected families", "Charles Sheeler from Doylestown to Detroit", "Imogen Cunningham: In Focus", "Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott", "Edward Weston: Leaves of Grass", and "Bruce Davidson: East 100th Street". She has just completed a book on the early work of Edward Weston, along with other publications like An Enduring Vision: Photographs from the Lane Collection; Common Wealth: Art by African Americans in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Ansel Adams; and The Photography of Charles Sheeler: American Modernist.

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