ArtBeat: Keith Carter @ Galerie BMG & the Center for Photography at Woodstock, 6/18-19/10

Keith Carter @ Galerie BMG
Keith Carter: By Twilight
One of our very favorite art exhibitions of last year was the stunning display of work by photographer Keith Carter, “Poet of the Ordinary: Photographs by Keith Carter,” which was on exhibit last fall and winter at the College of St. Rose’s Massry Gallery.

Carter’s current area exhibition, “By Twilight,” is a haunting and intensely intimate series of photographs of the photographer’s mother as she descends into Alzheimer’s disease. The exhibit is currently on view at Galerie BMG in Woodstock, and Carter will be on hand for a reception at the gallery from 7-8pm Friday. The exhibition will remain on view through Monday, June 28.

This weekend, Carter will also be conducting a workshop at the Center for Photography at Woodstock. And as part of that workshop, he’ll be giving a lecture, “Re-inventing the World,” at 8pm Saturday the center.

The lecture is open to the public. Admission is $7; seniors and students $5.

In fact, the Center for Photography at Woodstock is hosting a summer-long series of lectures by renowned photographers. Here’s the schedule of lectures:

Saturday, June 19, 8pm:
Keith Carter: “Re-inventing the World”

Saturday, June 26, 8pm:
Michael Mazzeo

Saturday, July 3, 8pm
Gerald Slota

Friday, July 9, 8pm:
Dan Burkholder

Saturday, July 10, 8pm:
Dawoud Bey: “The Portrait”

Saturday, July 24, 8pm:
Ed Kashi

Saturday, July 31, 8pm:
Henry Horenstein

Saturday, August 7, 8pm:
Mary Ellen Mark: “The World Observed”

Saturday, August 14, 8pm:
Lothar Osterberg

Saturday, August 21, 8pm:
Doug Beasley: “Zen & the Art of Photography”

Saturday, August 28, 8pm:
Lynn Saville

Saturday, September 4, 8pm:
Connie Imboden

Saturday, September 18, 8pm:
Constantine Manos

Saturday, September 25, 8pm:
David Maisel

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