Josephine Sacabo :: Open Studio
December 11, 2010
Open: Saturday, Dec 11, 6-9pm
Josephine Sacabo’s Studio
841 Franklin Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Visit the Marigny studio of Josephine Sacabo, one of New Orleans’ most celebrated photographers. Located at the corner of Burgundy Street & Franklin Avenue, doors will be open to the public from 6-9pm on Saturday, December 11th, in conjunction with St. Claude Arts District and Bywater openings. This is a unique opportunity to see the working space of a prolific artist who has recently transitioned from the darkroom to the photogravure printmaking process.
Josephine Sacabo, an internationally acclaimed photographer, has had four books of her own work published including “Une Femme Habitee” in Paris in 1991 by Editions Marval; award winning “Pedro Paramo” in 2002 by the University of Texas Press; “Cante Jondo” in 2002 by 21st Publishing; and “Duino Elegie” in 2005 also by 21st Publishing. Sacabo has had solo shows in Paris, London, Madrid, Toulouse, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities. Her work has also been widely published in magazines in the United States and Europe, including Camera Arts, B&W Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, ZOOM and others. Her work is in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art – N.Y.; The Museum of Modern Art – N.Y.; The Art Institute of Chicago; Houston Museum of Fine Arts; The Smithsonian – Washington D.C.; The Library of Congress; The New Orleans Museum of Art; The Wittliff Collection – Austin; The Bibliotheque Nationale – Paris; and La Maison de la Photo – Paris; among others. Josephine Sacabo has taught highly acclaimed workshops at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles – France and at the Santa Fe Workshops.
Sacabo’s most recent series, “Óyeme Con Los Ojos” was recently featured as a Fotoseptiembre USA 2010 Signature Exhibit, in San Antonio TX. She will be honored with a retrospective exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in 2011.