2021-2022 Lecture Series: Black Photographers: A Survey of Market Trends
Course Registration $10.00 Members
$20.00 General Admission
Black Photographers: A Survey of Market Trends is a
discussion of market desirability, visibility, growth, and
subjectivity of the cannon of black photography.
Examination of the market of Black photography will
include photographers from the late 19th-century
vernacular to the 21st century. Including the Goodridge
Brothers, Florestine Perrault Collins, entering the
20th-century photography of James VanDerZee,
Roy DeCarava, Gordon Parks, Chester Higgins, and
Moneta J. Sleet Jr. rounding out to contemporary
photographers such as Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems,
and Hank Willis Thomas. Continuing, we will explore the
burgeoning contemporary African art market specifically,
photographers such as Malick Sidibe, Samuel Fosso,
Zanele Muholi, AÏda Muluneh, and Rotimi Fani-Kayode.
Speaker: Corey Serrant, Swann Auction Galleries
1 CE credit
This is a recording of a webinar that took place
on October 4, 2021.
Please note that all recordings expire after 30 days.
Carrie Mae Weems (1953 - )
Untitled (Family Portrait) 1996 - 1997
seven panels of framed chromogenic prints and sandblasted text on glass
597x495 mm; 30x23 inches (prints); 851x660 mm; 33 1/2x26 1/2 inches (frames)
Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries
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Corey Serrant joined Swann Galleries in 2020. As an administrator in the African-American Art department, he works with collectors, institutions and consignors throughout the auction process.
Corey is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, University Park, and holds a B.A. in art history. He is enrolled in the master's program at CUNY City College of New York for art history, with a focus on African-American art and art theory. His general interests include art of the African diaspora, critical race theory, and postcolonialism. After completing his undergraduate degree, he interned for both 303 Gallery and Jack Shainman Gallery, and worked for Salon 94. In his spare time, Corey can be found exploring new exhibitions in New York City or traveling.