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Free Art Talk Discusses Life and Work of Sally Mann

Learn about the life and art of photographer Sally Mann at a free art talk with Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Speaker on the Arts Amanda Dalla Villa Adams on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Piedmont Arts.

Adams will provide an overview of Mann’s career by focusing on her photographic processes, influences and transitions while highlighting her major works.

A nearly lifelong resident of Rockbridge County, Virginia, Mann developed her first photograph in April 1969. During the 1970s, Mann took photographs of women, the Virginia countryside, still lives and nudes. In 1983, Mann turned her camera almost exclusively to adolescent girls and then began taking photographs of her own children in 1984. Beginning in 1993, Mann returned to making landscape photographs, which she has continued to make into the present. In 2018, the National Gallery of Art presented a traveling retrospective, Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings, which includes new portraits, still lifes, and landscapes.

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