Friday, May 29, 2009

CPW hosts lecture by Platon, May 30, 8pm

Platon: President Vladimir Putin

The Center for Photography at Woodstock is hosting a lecture by renowned portrait photographer, Platon.
Based in NYC based, Platon was born in London, attended the esteemed St. Martin’s School of Art before going on to study at the Royal College of Art, where he earned his BA and MA. In 1992 he received British Vogue’s “Best Up-and-Coming Photographer” which included the opportunity to contribute images to the magazine.

Since then Platon has continued to shoot for an impressive range of publications including The New York Times Magazine, Time, Esquire, and Rolling Stone. His advertising credits include memorable campaigns for Issey Miyake, Nike, Levi’s, Moschino, IBM, and Motorola. Platon has exhibited at Hamilton’s Gallery and in London, Spiral Hall in Tokyo, Leica Gallery in NYC and Japan, Saatchi Gallery, and the Carla Sozzani Gallery in Milan.

Phaidon Press published his latest book, Platon’s Republic. His work is represented by the Art Department in NYC.

Platon's talk will take place on May 30 at 8pm.
Admission: $7/$5 (members, students, seniors)
CPW is located on 59 Tinker St in Woodstock.
845 679 9957 or for more info

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