Owens hosts rock superstar photograph exhibit
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:09:46 GMT —
If you're a fan of of some of the biggest names in rock and roll you might want to stop by Owens Community College and check out the newest exhibit at the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery .
Become immersed into the lives of arguably some of the most notable contemporary musicians, as seen through the camera lens of internationally recognized photographer Baron Wolman exhibit titled "Rock On: Photographs by Baron Wolman."
Over 30 photographs are on display in the exhibit featuring musicians including James Brown, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Duke Ellington, Jim Morrison, Neil Young, Tina Turner, Chuck Berry, George Harrison and Joan Baez, among others.
"Owens Community College is excited to present such a unique exhibition that highlights the marriage between music and the visual arts and focuses on photography as a tool for recording history," said Wynn Perry, Owens Coordinator of the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. "Baron Wolman is known worldwide for his amazing photography. His unique perspectives to journalistic photography, contemporary history and the creative process have merged to create some of the most iconic images of the 20th century."
In addition to the exhibit, Owensâ?? Center for Fine and Performing Arts will serve as host to a lecture presentation by Baron Wolman on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre. The lecture will highlight his experiences with some of the most well-known contemporary musicians of the 20th century.
Admission to the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. For additional information about the exhibit, contact the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2721 or (567) 661-2721.