Clemens Kalischer: Displaced Persons

January 13, 2011 - June 12, 2011

Upper Jette Galleries

In 1947 and 1948, Clemens Kalischer (b. 1921, Germany) photographed World War II refugees from Europe as they awaited immigration processing in New York City. These photographs became Kalischer’s Displaced Persons series, one of his first assignments as a young photojournalist. Having entered the United States via the same route in 1942, Kalischer understood his subjects well. Drawn from the Lunder Collection, this selection from the series shows travelers in varying states of weariness and expectancy at the threshold of a new life.

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Scott Reed: Characters

January 13, 2011 - March 20, 2011

Upper Jette Galleries

Associate Professor of Art Scott Reed describes the imagery in his ink drawings as comprising “Worlds within worlds, personalities within personalities, characters all.”

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