Texas Tech Hosts Portrait Photography Exhibit

The exhibit provides contemporary photographic images pointing to the seven artists’ typological or taxonomic practices.

Texas Tech University’s School of Art presents an exhibition of portrait photography, “LINE UP: Pattern Type Taxonomy.” The opening reception for the exhibition is from 7 – 9 p.m. April 11 in the Art Building foyer.

The exhibit presents portrait photography by seven artists working in the U.S. It provides contemporary photographic images pointing to the artists’ typological or taxonomic practices.

The exhibition coincides with Texas Tech’s “46th Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, Representing Reality in Text and Image: Clichés, Stereotypes and Caricatures.”

Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The Art Building is located at 3072 18th St. Paid parking is available on the fourth floor of the Flint Avenue parking facility Monday through Friday. Parking is free on weekends.

The exhibitions, speakers and related programs at Landmark Arts and the Texas Tech University School of Art are made possible by grants from the Helen Jones Foundation and The CH Foundation. Additional support comes from cultural activities fees administered through Texas Tech’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. A grant from the Ryla T. and John F. Lott Endowment for Excellence in the Visual Arts supports collaboration between Landmark Arts and the Comparative Literature Program.

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CONTACT: Joe Arredondo, director, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-1947 or joe.arredondo@ttu.edu.