Saturday, February 20, 2010

Byers-Evans House Gallery talk

Mark Sink and Kristen Hatgi , 2009                     Lewis Emory Walker, 1865

Lincoln in Focus:
Original Photographs of the President and the Civil War

March 13 from 12-2p.m. – Mark Sink and Kristen Hatgi Historic
 Photography Demonstration and Talk
The majority of the prints in Lincoln in Focus are albumen prints created using the
wet-plate collodion process invented in 1851 by Frederick Scott Archer. Contemporary
Denver artists Mark Sink and Kristen Hatgi will bring their 1860s vintage camera to the
Byers-Evans House Gallery to demonstrate how artists like Mathew Brady and Alexander
Gardner made their photographs.   The program will include a talk on the history of
photography and a discussion of how Sink and Hatgi use this historic technique in
their own art. Program 12 to 2 pm.  Free admission.

February 5 through March 31, 2010

Byers-Evans House Gallery
Open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm
1310 Bannock Street  /  Denver, CO  /  303.620.4933

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