Exhibition Preview of Joel Meyerowitz Aftermath 8/18/11

Thursday, 8/18, 4-7pm
Miami Art Museum
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130

Exhibition Preview of “Joel Meyerowitz – Aftermath”

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Miami Art Museum presents “Focus Gallery: Joel Meyerowitz – Aftermath,” an exhibition of photographs taken by the only photographer granted right of entry into Ground Zero after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. For nine months during the day and night, Meyerowitz photographed “the pile,” as the World Trade Center came to be known, and the over 800 people a day that were working in it. The exhibition consists of 24 photographs, recently donated to the Museum and presented in the Focus Gallery section of the Museum’s Permanent Collection installation. The exhibition will be on view August 19, 2011 – November 6, 2011.

MAM hosts a special exhibition preview on Thursday, August 18, 4-7pm, for police, firefighters and emergency workers. The preview is free and open to the public.

Free admission
Parking $5 (with MAM validation) at 50 NW 2nd Ave
Contact rsvp@miamiartmuseum.org/305.375.1704 for details

Image:
Joel Meyerowitz
Searchers in Rubble, 2001
Vintage contact print
8 x 10 inches
Collection Miami Art Museum, gift of Steven E. and Phyllis Gross
Photo credit: Copyright Joel Meyerowitz, Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery

“Focus Gallery: Joel Meyerowitz – Aftermath” is organized by Miami Art Museum and supported by donations to MAM’s annual exhibition fund.

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