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Steve Schapiro: In Celebration of The Fire Next Time & Sheila Pree Bright: #1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter Protests
September 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 19, 2020
Jackson Fine Art is honored to exhibit Steve Schapiro’s civil rights photographs from the 2019 Taschen publication of The Fire Next Time, an illustrated volume of James Baldwin’s classic text. Among Schapiro’s images from the civil rights movement will be the classic image of John Lewis that was recently featured in TIME Magazine. Alongside Schapiro’s work will be Sheila Pree Bright’s photographs from #1960Now. Also on view will be Bright’s #1960Now: Art and Intersections, a short film depicting intergenerational correlations between critical thinkers noted in history and the emerging new leaders around the nation. Sheila Pree Bright’s 2018 monograph #1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter Protests. The gallery is open by appointment only, Tuesday — Saturdays from 10am to 5pm, and is complying with social distancing recommendations and requiring that guests wear masks and respond to a simple client health questionnaire. There will be a virtual artist talk on Instagram Live Friday, Aug 14, at 5pm. Opening is 6-8pm Friday, Aug 14, and 11-4 Saturday, Aug 15. The exhibits will be on display through Sep 19.