LIVESTREAM - BOOK LAUNCH & TALK: Mona Kuhn Works

LIVESTREAM - BOOK LAUNCH & TALK: Mona Kuhn Works

Apr 6 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, 2021

Join us for an online discussion centering on Mona Kuhn: Works, the artist’s first retrospective, featuring images from throughout her career, accompanied by insightful texts by Rebecca Morse, Simon Baker, Chris Littlewood, and Darius Himes. An interview with Elizabeth Avedon provides insights into Kuhn’s creative process and the ways in which she works with her subjects and locations, and achieves the visual signature of her imagery. This book introduces Kuhn’s distinct aesthetic to a wide popular audience. It is an essential volume for anyone with an interest in the human form in contemporary art. 

Mona Kuhn is one of the most respected contemporary photographers of her time, best known for her large-scale photographs of the human form. Throughout a career spanning more than twenty years, the underlying theme of her work is her reflection on humanity’s longing for spiritual connection and solidarity. As she solidified her photographic style, Kuhn created a notable approach to the nude by developing friendships with her subjects, and employing a range of playful visual strategies that use natural light and bucolic settings to evoke a sublime sense of comfort between the human figure and its environment. Her work is natural, restful, and a reinterpretation of the nude in the canon of contemporary art. 

Kuhn’s distinct aesthetic has propelled her as one of the most collectible contemporary art photographers—her work is in private and public collections worldwide and she is represented by galleries across the United States.

 

12pm – 1pm

Member Cost: Free, plus 20% discount on purchase of book*

Non-Member Cost: Free

 

* please note shipping within the US only

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