This exhibition is installed on panels behind the Rubenstein Arts Center.
Rubenstein Arts Center 2020 Campus Dr Durham,
The Click! Photography Festival and the Rubenstein Arts Center are proud to present the world premier exhibition of Keith Carter—Fifty Years in tandem with the release of his thirteenth book published by University of Texas Press 2018. In this career homage,“celebrating a lifetime of exploring humanity’s landscape through an artistic lens”, the legendary photographer collects 250 of his most compelling images, ranging from the deeply personal to the universal. Fifty images have been selected from the book for an extraordinary outdoor exhibition centered in the arts center courtyard—a Ruby first.
Carter is a distinguished artist, author, educator and occasional musician. He holds the Endowed Walles Chair of Art at Lamar University in Texas. He has been awarded the Lange-Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and recently spent time in North Carolina as a Cassilhaus Resident Artist. He is the recipient of the prestigious Texas Medal of Arts and the Regent’s Professor Award from the Texas State University System. Carter is a prolific artist whose work has been shown in over 100 solo exhibitions in 13 countries. He is the author of 11 books: Fireflies, A Certain Alchemy, Opera Nuda, Ezekiel’s Horse, Holding Venus, Bones, Mojo, Keith Carter Photographs: Twenty-Five Years, Heaven of Animals, The Blue Man, and From Uncertain to Blue. A DVD documentary of his work, The Photographer’s Series: Keith Carter, was produced by Anthropy Arts.
Visit the Nasher on October 4, 5–8pm, for an evening with photographer Keith Carter. His festival keynote address coincides with the release of a career monograph published by the University of Texas Press, Keith Carter—Fifty Years.