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Jack Lueders-Booth at Gallery Kayafas

  • Gallery Kayafas 450 Harrison Ave #37 Boston, MA 02118 (map)

Join us at Gallery Kayafas for an evening of conversation with Jack Lueders-Booth and Karen Shafts, Assistant Keeper of Prints at the Boston Public Library. They will examine his documentary project, Chinatown to Jamaica Plain, a series photographed for the UrbanArts Committee, sponsored by the MBTA in 1985. Shafts and Lueders-Booth will discuss the scope of the commission, its historical significance, as well as the process of editing down 18 months of images into an exhibition portfolio.

Lueders-Booth’s photographs are collected by: The Addison Gallery of American Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; The deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park; The Hood Museum; The Fogg Art Museum; The Library of Congress; The Museum of Modern Art, NYC; The Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA; The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University.

The event is made possible through a collaboration between Gallery Kayafas and the Photographic Resource Center.

Image Detail: ‘Untitled. 20x16” Gelatin Silver Print. © Jack Lueders-Booth