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David Maisel was interviewed on August 24, 2015, in conjunction with the exhibition The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund (May 3-September 13, 2015). The exhibition featured two photographs from Maisel’s series History’s Shadow, a project he began while a scholar in residence at the Getty Research Institute.
In this interview, Maisel discusses his process as one that interweaves the histories of art and science. Working from an archive of museum conservation x-rays, Maisel creates evocative photographs of art objects that simultaneously appear as ghostly traces of the past and uncannily alive.
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 5:00 PM, LA Art Book Fair, Booth D06, Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA.
As part of Printed Matter Inc’s LA Art Book Fair, photographer and artist David Maisel will be signing copies of his 2013 monograph Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime. Presented by ARTBOOK and Steidl.
Thursday, December 1, 5-7pm, Gund Hall 123
The Urban Theory Lab at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University presents a lecture by David Maisel, Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime. Following the lecture there will be a panel discussion moderated by Neil Brenner and featuring Pierre Bélanger, Rosetta Sarah Elkin, and Sharon Harper.