press release: April 21 - May 21, 2017
Artist Reception & Gallery Talk 4:30 - 7:30 pm, Thursday, April 27
Professor Alan Luft’s solo exhibition celebrates the publication of his book Photographic Portraits Berlin and the culmination of a multi-year research project documenting the changing demographics of the city of Berlin, Germany. Luft’s exhibition presents a selection of portrait images from the book.
Professor Luft is the great-grandson of German immigrants who settled in the rural township of Fredonia, Wisconsin, a region populated by German-Americans. His family farmed in that area for more than 150 years. German was spoken at home, a linguistic practice that ended with the death of his paternal grandmother in 1979. Luft holds an M.F.A from UW-Madison,
Weds. - Fri. 11am - 4 pm
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