Lecture by Photographer Judy Linn

Posted on January 18, 2017 by


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Head over to the Jepson Center on Feb. 28, 2017 at 6 p.m. for a lecture by Photographer Judy Linn.

Telfair will present a lecture by renowned American photographer Judy Linn, best known for her collaborations with legendary musician and writer Patti Smith. Linn has produced an extensive body of work since graduating from the Pratt Institute in 1969, including solo shows at Feature Gallery, New York; The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center; White Columns; and the Fotomuseum. Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions including Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present at the Brooklyn Museum in 2009 and the 1995 Whitney Biennial. Linn’s photographs are in the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Getty Collection, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the International Center of Photography, and Telfair Museums.

She is the recipient of an Arts and Letters Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award in Photography, and an Anonymous Was a Woman grant. A book of Linn’s photographs of Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith: 1969–1976, was published by Abrams in 2011. One of Linn’s photographs also appears on the cover of Smith’s album Radio Ethiopia.

The lecture by Photographer Judy Linn is free for members and $5 for non-members. For more information, call the Jepson Center at (912) 790-8800 or go to telfair.org.