Thursday, March 12, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium (Auditorium G36)
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Add to Calendar 2020-03-12 19:00:00 2020-03-12 20:30:00 Elsa Dorfman and Self-Portraiture in Photography 03/12/2020 07:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Beloved Cambridge photographer Elsa Dorfman is known for her large-format commissioned Polaroid portraits. The exhibition “Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera” is the first to explore the theme of autobiography in her work, seen through a selection of the 20x24 Polaroid self-portraits that she’s made since 1980s, as well as her landmark 1974 black-and-white photobook Elsa’s Housebook: A Woman’s Photojournal. The curators of the exhibition, Anne Havinga and James Leighton, discuss Dorfman’s work within the history of photographic self-portraiture.

Anne E. Havinga, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Chair of Photography
James Leighton, curatorial research associate, Photography

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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