Evansville Museum presents John Dowell. City Lights Photographs Exhibition

The Evansville Museum presentsThe Photographs of John Dowell, Philadelphia native and Professor of Printmaking at the prestigious Tyler School of Art at Temple University, John Dowell captures the pulse of various American cities in his large scale color photographs.


John Dowell East River, New York 2009, Archival pigment inkjet photograph, 36 x 29.

Dowell has worked as an artist for over four decades. A master printmaker whose prints, paintings and photographs have been featured in 49 one person exhibitions, he is represented in the permanent collections of 70 museum and public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Boston Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, France. Dowell’s photographs have been added to the collections of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Fogg Museum of Harvard University, the Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, and the Lehigh University Museum.

Dowell writes about his current imagery of American cities at night, “There is an excitement of the city that is often overlooked. These structures of our culture soar to the sky and hold intimate details of our lives. They embody our energies with moments of magic. I want to capture all aspects of time – the past, the present and the hopes for the future.”

For additional information about Dowell and images of his photographs: www.johndowell.com

John Dowell will present an illustrated lecture about his work to the public at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, at a Champagne Brunch at the Museum.

Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
411 S.E. Riverside Drive, Evansville, Indiana 47713-1098
Phone: 812-425-2406
Fax: 812-421-7509
www.emuseum.org

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