Paradise Lost? Childhood and Its Discontents in the Photographs of Sally Mann

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Paradise Lost? Childhood and Its Discontents in the Photographs of Sally Mann

Sally Mann, American, born 1951. Under Blueberry Hill, 1991. Gelatin silver print, image: 48.3 × 58.4 cm. Museum purchase, Philip F. Maritz, Class of 1983, Photography Acquisitions Fund (2016-46) © Sally Mann, Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery
Date
Friday, April 26, 2019
Time
2:00 PM
Location
Art Museum

Inspired by the exhibitions Gainsborough’s Family Album and Confronting Childhood, Sarah Kennel ’92, the Byrne Family Curator of Photography at the Peabody Essex Museum, explores the portrayal of childhood in the work of Sally Mann and other American photographers, including Emmet Gowin, Mary Ellen Mark, and Diane Arbus. A reception will follow.