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Art Exhibition January 26

Contact: Kathryn Jovanelli, 207-561-3352 kj@umit.maine.edu, www.umma.umaine.edu
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Bangor, Maine– The University of Maine Museum of Art is pleased to present three exhibitionsbeginning January 26.

Saul Leiter Early Color provides a survey of the artist’s seminalwork in color photography throughout the 1950s into the 60s with the city ashis subject matter.

Witty, Sexy, Gimmicky British Pop Art draws from the museum’sextensive collection of modern prints to provide a glimpse of the beginnings ofPop Art which originated in Britain.

William Greiner Blogs* Katrina combines New Orleans photographerWilliam Greiner’s photographs, writings and recollections that have been postedon his blog since October 2005.

Saul Leiter Early Color

For many decades, traditional art photographers considered colorto be the poor stepchild of black and white photography. But starting in thelate 1960s, an iconoclastic band of young American photographers, among themWilliam Eggleston, Joel Sternfeld and Joel Meyerowitz, took to the street, andirrevocably established color as a vibrant alternative to black and white inthe domain of expressive, socially-concerned photography.

Yet only recently has the seminal color street pho

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