Alfredo Jaar and David Levi Strauss at SVA


from Lament of Images, 2002. © Alfredo Jaar

Being American

Exhibition on view:
November 22–December 21, 2011

Visual Arts Gallery:
601 West 26 Street, 15th floor
New York, NY
(212) 592-2145

School of Visual Arts presents Being American, a visual arts exhibition surveying a variety of cultural issues in America. Ranging from such current issues as the War on Terror to gay marriage, Being American features visual stories from 20 artists including Alfredo Jaar and Aperture contributing editor David Levi Strauss both who were featured in Aperture’s current Fall issue 204. The exhibit will feature work from their Lament of Images project which examines the role of photography in documenting violence.