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