THE SECRET GARDEN OF LILY LAPALMA | MAGGIE STEBER
MAY 03 – JULY 08, 2018
Leica Gallery Boston is proud to present The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma, a provocative photographic sequence, by artist Maggie Steber. Steber a 2017 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, was awarded this prestigious grant for The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma, an ongoing series that embodies Steber’s subconscious captured by her alter-ego, Lily LaPalma. The stunning color photographs, reveal the depth and mystery that lies beyond the artist’s psyche, while creating an irresistible allure. The series also reflects countless influences from Steber’s life, dating back to her childhood. The Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma represents a complete reinvention for Steber, a striking departure from their extensive documentary photography body of work. The opening reception will be held on May 17 from 6pm to 9pm, followed by an Artist Talk on May 18 from 5pm to 7pm. Maggie Steber will also host a Leica Akademie two day intensive workshop, May 19 & 20, 2018 entitled, Portraits That Tell Stories.
CUBA: PIERCING THE DARKNESS | SUSAN S. BANK
July 12 – September 9, 2018
Leica Gallery Boston is proud to present Cuba: Piercing the Darkness by Susan S. Bank, from July 12 through September 09, 2018. The opening reception will be held on July 12 with an Artist Talk 6pm to 7pm, and a Reception 7pm to 9pm. Cuba: Piercing the Darkness is a selection from Susan S. Bank’s lyrical and intimate photographic work of the legendary island of Cuba, shot during the first decade of the 21st century. Susan S. Bank was taught by Mary Ellen Mark in Oaxaca Mexico 1997-98 and by Constantine Manos in Havana in 2000. Bank’s work has been exhibited internationally and nationally Including, The Fototeca in Havana Cuba, Griffin Museum of Photography, and the Manuel Alvarez Bravo Center in Oaxaca México. Susan S. Bank continues to exhibit, lecture, and work with her Leica M6 on long-term projects close to home.