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Allan Sekula photos on exhibit at L&C

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This is Allan Sekulas Self Portrait as Sculptor/Painter/Photographer, 1972. It is a black and white photograph.

Lewis & Clark College is hosting an exhibit titled “Reinventing Documentary: The Art of Allan Sekula” from Jan. 22 to March 15 in the Hoffman Gallery on campus.

Sekula was a photographer, theorist, historian, writer and educator who lived and work in Los Angeles, Calif.

The exhibit will present a small yet considerable survey of Sekula’s prolific and important career, in which he utilized the tenets of photography, film and writing to examine the effects of globalized maritime economy.

An opening reception will be held at 5-7 p.m. today. Photo historian Blake Stimson, a professor at the University of Chicago, will lecture on Allan Sekula and the late photographer Paul Strand at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in Miller Hall, Room 105 on the Lewis & Clark campus, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road.

The Hoffman Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. Parking on campus is free on weekends.

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