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Date & Time
October 1, 2018November 4, 2018
This exhibition is installed on panels behind the Rubenstein Arts Center.
Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States

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.

The opening reception is in the Ruby courtyard on Tuesday, October 4, 8:30–10pm, directly following the 2018 Click! Photography Festival Portfolio Walk and Keynote at the Nasher Museum of Art. Reception details.

About Keith Carter

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.

Installation behind the Ruby.
black and white photo of keith carter

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