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Event: Artist Alec Soth, 11/7/2013

Event: Artist Alec Soth
Series: Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Speaker: Alec Soth
Description: Alec Soth (b. 1969) is a photographer born and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including the 2004 Whitney and São Paulo Biennials. In 2008, a large survey exhibition of Soths work was exhibited at Jeu de Paume in Paris and Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland. In 2010, the Walker Art produced a large survey exhibition of Soths work entitled From Here To There. Alec Soths first monograph, Sleeping by the Mississippi, was published by Steidl in 2004 to critical acclaim. Since then Soth has published NIAGARA (2006), Fashion Magazine (2007) Dog Days, Bogotá (2007), The Last Days of W (2008), and Broken Manual (2010). Soth has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship (2013).

In 2008, Soth started his own publishing company, Little Brown Mushroom. Soth is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, and is a member of Magnum Photos.


Starting date: 11/7/2013      Ending date:   11/7/2013
Starting time: 4:30 PM      Ending time:   5:30 PM
Event type: Lecture
Location: Art Annex, Room 107 (Main Room)
Sponsored by: Art and Art History
Cost: free and open to the public
Event Website: http://artstudio.ucdavis.edu/lecture/alec-soth

Contact if questions about this event:

Contact name: Alyssa Lempesis
Contact e-mail: arlempesis@ucdavis.edu