A Talk with Photographer Mark Seliger: The State of the Portrait

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th and F NW Washington, DC 20004

A Talk with Photographer Mark Seliger: The State of the Portrait

Renowned Photographer Mark Seliger to speak at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Washington, DC Chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and the Smithsonian American Art Museum are pleased to announce that Mark Seliger will be speaking on “The State of the Portrait”, Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at the Smithsonian American Art Museum as part of FotoWeekDC.

Mark Seliger will discuss his development as a portrait photographer and the evolution of portrait photography.

Mark Seliger has photographed some of the most relevant cultural and political figures of our times, including Kurt Cobain, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jay Z, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai and President Barack Obama. He has worked for Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Details, Italian Vogue, German Vogue and Harper's Bazaar.

This event, which is free to the public, will have limited seating and pre-registration is strongly recommended. Registration begins at 6:00 pm and doors open at 6:30 p.m.

To pre-register, go to: www.asmpdc.com/seliger

ASMPDC has worked with FotoWeekDC since its inception providing programing that has included such renowned photographers as David Burnett, Eugene Richards, Sam Abell, Abelardo Morell, a presentation and multimedia workshop with Brian Storm, and most recently, Mary Ellen Mark at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

This program is presented by the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) with generous support from the Center for Media & Social Impact, School of Communication, American University and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

For more information visit www.asmpdc.com/seliger or contact David Wiegold ASMPDC Chapter President at 703.675.5846, david@davidwiegold.com.