Zoe Leonard, Analogue Portfolio (Detail), 1998–2009. 40 dye transfer prints, each: 50.8 x 40.64 cm / 20 x 16 inches. © Zoe Leonard. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, New York and Galerie Gisela Capitan, Germany

FotoFocus Presents: Zoe Leonard

February 12, 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 7:00pm

Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum

953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Free and Open to the Public

Reservations are not required but early arrival is recommended.

Free parking is available.

Reception

A public reception will be held in the Great Hall immediately following the lecture.

About the Artist

Zoe Leonard (b. 1961), a self-taught American artist and activist, has made an indelible mark on the way we see the world. She has spent her career challenging assumptions about documentary objectivity, organizing her subjects in a way that emphasizes subjectivity and visual authenticity, often examining the same subject—whether it’s shopfronts, chain link fences, or birds in flight—from multiple viewpoints. This practice transcends photography: Her provocative 1992 poem 
 “I want a president” became a viral sensation in the pre-digital world, and continues to stoke dialogue to this day.

Leonard comes to Cincinnati as major surveys of her work are opening at the 
Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA) and the Whitney Museum 
of American Art in NYC. Leonard will be in conversation with FotoFocus Artistic 
Director Kevin Moore.

Press Release as a PDF: FotoFocus Lecture and Visiting Artist Series, Spring 2018: Zoe Leonard Press Release PDF
 

Watch the Lecture

Watch the FotoFocus Presents: Zoe Leonard on Vimeo.
 


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