An exhibition of works by acclaimed large format photographer Howard Bond will be on display during the fall 2009 semester in the Special Collections Research Center gallery on the 6th floor of Bird Library, in conjunction with the Syracuse Symposium’s 2009 theme of “light”. Entitled Luminous Construction: the Photography of Howard Bond, the exhibition was curated by Master of Fine Arts student Kelli Pennington ’10.
A catalog of the exhibition will be available for purchase on Amazon.com lecture.
Syracuse University Library owns all 22 of Howard Bond’s limited-edition portfolios of prints, which were donated to the Library in 2008 by alumnus Carl Armani ’60. Bond’s photographs have been exhibited in some 60 single-artist and 40 group shows, and examples of his work can be found in 34 permanent collections, including the Bibliotheque Nationale (Paris), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), the University of Michigan Museum of Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Bond is the author of two books, Light Motifs (1984) and White Motif: The Cyclades Islands of Greece (1991), and has contributed more than 100 articles to Photo Techniques magazine.