Pratt Photography Lectures: Richard Maxwell
- Lower Level ARC, E2 Lecture Hall, Brooklyn Campus
- December 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Richard Maxwell lives and works in New York. He is a playwright, director, and the artistic director of New York City Players. Maxwell’s play, Showcase (2003) was recently included in Rhea Anastas’s commissioned essay We Make the Image in Real Time: a Viewer’s Log, which was published in the inaugural issue of Pounds Per Image (PPI), a Pratt Photography Department imprint co-published with Dancing Foxes Press (2019). Maxwell studied acting at Illinois State University and then became a co-founder of the Cook County Theater Department in Chicago. He was a Doris Duke Performing Artist and has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, two OBIE Awards, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, and was an invited artist in the Whitney Biennial. In 2017, he reprised his play Good Samaritans and his play Samara was produced by Soho Rep. The first monograph on his plays, The Theater Years, was published by Greene Naftali and Westreich Wagner (2017). Maxwell staged a new play called Paradiso as a solo exhibition at Greene Naftali, New York in 2018.
Co-sponsored by Photo League
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