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Artist Talk - Lauren Greenfield: GENERATION WEALTH
Artist Talk - Lauren Greenfield: GENERATION WEALTH

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Presented by ASMP New England

Carpenter Center
Harvard University
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

6:45 PM: Doors open
7:00-8:00 PM: Program
8:00-8:20 PM: Q&A
8:30-9:00 PM: Book signing

ASMP Member Free
Student with valid ID Free
Non-Member Free
Partner (AIGA, ASPP, Griffin, NPPA, PPA, PRC)

Mark your calendars! Lauren Greenfield is coming to speak about her latest project, Generation Wealth. Since the 1990s Greenfield has been documenting the "influence of affluence" and how the American Dream evolved from "Keeping up with the Jones' to Keeping up with the Kardashians".

Colorful, sad, humorous, and outrageous, her photographs give us access to pivotal moments which led to a culture that highly values the currencies of beauty, youth, fame, and celebrity. Greenfield draws insights from her related photo series and films (THIN, Girl Culture, kids+money, The Queen of Versailles), and makes comparisons to lifestyles around the world.

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Bonus! Lauren Greenfield will be signing books after her talk. So bring yours or purchase one there!

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Emmy-award-winning photographer/filmmaker, Lauren Greenfield, is a preeminent chronicler of youth culture, gender, and consumerism for her monographs (Girl Culture, Fast Forward, THIN, Generation Wealth), and documentaries (THIN, kids+money, Queen of Versailles, Generation Wealth). The Queen of Versailles won her the Best Documentary Director Award at the Sundance Film Festival 2012. Her viral ad #LikeAGirl swept commercial awards, including 14 Cannes Lions 2015, was named 3rd Best Ad of the Decade, and earned Greenfield the #1 director/Most Awarded Director by AdAge, the first woman to ever top this list.

Her latest work, Generation Wealth, was released as a 505-page monograph (Phaidon) and as a museum exhibition in mid-2017. The exhibition originated at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles with the full support of Wallis Annenberg. Generation Wealth opens at the ICP Museum on September 20th, 2017 and will run through January 7th, 2018, after which it will travel to numerous museums in Europe (Oslo, The Hague and Copenhagen).

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