*Public Library: An American Commons

A photography exhibition by Robert Dawson
Event detail

Public Library: An American Commons is an exhibition and photographic survey of public libraries throughout the United States by San Francisco based photographer Robert Dawson. There are over 17,000 public libraries in this country. Since Dawson began the project in 1994 he has photographed hundreds of libraries in sixteen states. From Alaska to Florida and from New England to California the photographs show a vibrant, essential yet threatened system. This exhibition includes approximately 70 black and white and color photographs of urban, suburban and rural libraries across the U.S.

Robert DawsonVideo: Artist Talk With Robert Dawson
April 12, 2011 Koret Auditorium
58:52 min