May 11th 2022

Lecture in Photography: Drew Sawyer
Wednesday, May 11, 6 p.m. CT
Ferguson Hall, 600 S Michigan Ave

Drew Sawyer is the Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator at the Brooklyn Museum, where he has organized numerous shows, including John Edmonds: A Sidelong Glance (2020); Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha (2019); Garry Winogrand: Color (2019). He is currently working on the first survey on the work of Jimmy DeSana as well as an exhibition on the history of zines by artists. He was previously a curator at the Columbus Museum of Art, where he co-curated the award winning historical survey, Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989 (2019). Other exhibitions include, I Too Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100 (2018); Isaac Julien: Looking for Langston (2018); Family Pictures (2018); Allan Sekula: Aerospace Folktales and Other Stories (2017); and Lucy Raven: Low Relief (2016). Sawyer holds a Ph.D. in Art History and Archaeology from Columbia University.

Lectures in Photography are co-presented by MoCP and the Photography Department at Columbia College Chicago.

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