"Light and Shadow" Silent Auction Exhibit
On June 2, RoCA will present a silent auction, titled Light & Shadow, of Black & White Photography of renowned photographers. The silent auction will be available for bidding both at RoCA and online. The exhibit will be on view June 2 – June 16 and the auction will close at 5:00pm on June 16. All proceeds benefit RoCA’s exhibitions and educational programs.
Artists Exhibiting include: Tom Artin, Judith DeBiase, Leonard Freed, Lisa Levart, Carol Luckhardt, Francesco Mastalia, Eileen Brady Nelson, Laurie Peek, Sally Savage, Lou Spitz, Sally Savage, and Lucille Tortora.
The late Leonard Freed was an international Magnum Photojournalist. He is known for his gripping magazine photo-essays of the struggles of ordinary people. His coverage fo the American civil rights movement first made him famous, but he also produced major essays on Poland, Asian immigration in England, North Sea oil development and Spain after Franco. Photography became Freed’s means of exploring societal violence and racial discrimination. He had seven books produced and his works are in the permanent collection of NYC’s Museum of Modern Art, Stedelijk Museum, Smithsonian, Getty Museum, Jewish Museum, High Museum, etc. and various university, corporate and individual collections. Two signed photos are available for this sale.
Francesco Mastalia set out to wrestle with the surviving meaning of the word “organic, one of the most misunderstood and often misused words describing food today.” Using an antiquated 19th-century wet plate collodion process, he photographed the Hudson Valley chefs, farmers and food artisans who held sometimes strong and sometimes evolving notions of what the word meant to them and their work. He has authored 3 books and is in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.
For more information visit www.rocklandartcenter.org or call 845-358-0877. Rockland Center for the Arts is located at 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY 10994.