Meet Hank in New York
Starting this Friday are three chances to meet photographer Hank Willis Thomas get a book signed and hear him speak about his work in New York. The first recipient of the Aperture West Book Prize, Hank will be signing copies of his first monograph, Pitch Blackness, at the ICP Museum Store this Friday, February 6. This book features his highly provocative series B®ANDED, which addresses the commodification of African-American male identity. Deborah Willis, Hank’s mother, will also be at ICP signing copies of her work Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs.
As part of the Eye on the Strand Contest series, Aperture is pleased to announce a special talk and book signing with Hank next Tuesday.
An exhibition titled Pitch Blackness, featuring never-before-seen work will open at Jack Shainman Gallery Thursday, February 12.
Hank Willis Thomas and Deborah Willis Booksigning
Friday, February 6, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
International Center of Photography Museum Bookstore
1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York
Eye on the Strand Event with Hank Willis Thomas
Thursday, January 29, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
828 Broadway, New York
Exhibition on view: Thursday, February 12-Saturday, March 14, 2009
Opening reception: Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Jack Shainman Gallery
513 West 20th Street, New York