Vivian Maier, Self-portrait taken in France

Sighting the Edge: Vernacular Photography

Lecture    4 pm     8th Floor Dialogues
Ron SlatteryVernacular Photography has reached such a place of importance in the art world that no collection of photography can be deemed complete without its inclusion.  Independent of mainstream agendas, vernacular photographs portray a unique vision of the heart of humanity.  One of its most important present day collectors and enthusiasts is Ron Slattery, known most recently for being one of the three collectors involved with the works of photographer Vivian Maier.  He will approach the field from a collector's viewpoint.

Ron Slattery, collector

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