Vicki Goldberg

Photography Storms the Gates of Art

15 September 2013 | 17:00 – 20:00

Location: 31 av. Bosquet, Paris

One of the leading voices in the field of photography criticism, Vicki Goldberg wrote about photography for The New York Times for 13 years and lectures internationally. Her books The Power of Photography: How Photographs Changed Our Lives and Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography were each named one of the Best Books of the Year by the American Library Association, while The Wall Street Journal cited the anthology she edited, Photography in Print: Writings from 1816 to the Present, as one of the five best books ever written on photography; her latest book is The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History. The author also of the texts for more than 25 photographic monographs, she has received numerous awards for writing, including the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Award, the Royal Society’s Dudley Johnston Award, and the Long Chen Cup (China). Ms. Goldberg has taught at the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City, Rhode Island School of Design, and the Art Institute of Boston; she is a member of the Arts Arena’s Advisory Council.

The Grand SalonHer talk will address the question: When did photography become “art”? A reception follows.