Egan highlights Edward S. Curtis' photographic quest at April 27 presentation
March 5, 2015; Bellingham, WA--Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Timothy Egan will discuss highlights of Edward S. Curtis' quest to document tribes across the nation at a free lecture scheduled for 7 p.m. on April 27 at the Mount Baker Theatre.
The presentation is the signature event of the Whatcom Museum exhibition Mingled Visions: Images from The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis, on display through May 10, 2015. Egan's talk will give context to the Museum's exhibition and share background on Curtis' life and work, which spanned decades and resulted in 20 published volumes of more than 40,000 images.
Egan's book, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward S. Curtis, is a riveting biography of the famous photographer. The book is the recipient of many awards and has appeared on many bestseller lists, including The New York Times, Publishers Weekly and The Christian Science Monitor.