Fall 2009 Photography Lecture Series: Luc Sante

7:00 p.m.


Aperture Foundation and the Photography Program at the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design present the fall 2009 photography lecture series.


Luc Sante

Writer and critic Luc Sante immigrated to the United States in the early 1960s. He attended Regis High School in Manhattan and Columbia University and since 1984 has been a full-time writer. His books include Low Life (1991), Evidence (1992), The Factory of Facts (1998), Walker Evans (1999), Kill All Your Darlings: Pieces 1990–2005 (2007), and Folk Photography (2009). He co-edited, with Melissa Holbrook Pierson, O.K. You Mugs: Writers on Movie Actors (1998), and translated and edited Félix Fénéon's Novels in Three Lines (2007) for the New York Review of Books Classics series.
Luc Sante is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books (where he worked first in the mailroom and then as assistant to Barbara Epstein) and has written about books, films, art, photography, and miscellaneous cultural phenomena for many other periodicals. He received a Whiting Writer's Award in 1989, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1992–1993, a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1997, and a Grammy for album notes in 1998 (Sante was one of the writers of album notes for the 1997 re-issue of the Anthology of American Folk Music). He lives in Ulster County, New York, and teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College.


Aperture Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, NYC

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

Contact Information:

For additional information, please contact the Photography Office at Parsons The New School for Design, 212.229.8923, ext. 4246

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