Monday, November 9, 2009

Mike Smith at RC May Lecture Series, Friday

Lecture: Friday, November 13, 2009, 4:00 pm
Worsham Theater, UK Student Center
Limestone St. & Euclid Ave.

Exhibition: November 7 - December 13, 2009
Art Museum Gallery

Mike Smith's photographs of rural Tennessee embrace the lush beauty of the land, even as he reveals the suburban encroachment that threatens much of rural Appalachia. In his large-format color photographs, Smith unearths telling signs of human impact on the landscape, from aged, weather-beaten farm buildings that seem an organic part of the landscape to the jarring reality of bright, new multi-pump gas stations.

Image Credit:MIKE SMITH, Unicoi, TN, 1998, Chromogenic print, courtesy of the artist.

To find out more about the lecture, click HERE.

Visit Mike Smith's website HERE.

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