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Nina Berman at the Alice Austen House Museum

The Alice Austen House Museum is pleased to invite you to the opening reception for:

Nina Berman: Purple Hearts
Photographs and interviews with
American soldiers wounded in Iraq.

Sunday March 18, 2:00-6:00pm

Close to the eve of the 4th Anniversary of the Iraq War this exhibit offers an intimate understanding of the human cost of war through the experiences of severely wounded soldiers.

The portraits were taken in soldiers’ homes, in military hospitals and on Army bases across the United States in 2003 and 2004.

The exhibit opens on March 4 and remains on view till April 29.

Gallery tour and discussion with Nina Berman:
April 1, 2007 at 2:00pm

Take the 1/9 to South ferry, W/R to Whitehall Street
or 4/5 to Bowling Green Station
From the Staten Island Ferry:
Take the #S51 bus to the corner of Hylan Boulevard

The Alice Austen House Museum
is located 1 block east on the waterfront at
2 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10305
Telephone: (718) 816-4506
Museum hours:
Thursday through Sunday, 12:00pm–5:00pm


This exhibition has been made possible by a generous grant
from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Upcoming Shows at Alice Austen House Museum for 2007 include:

May/June: Trent Parke’s Minutes to Midnight
July/August: Christine Osinski-Recent Work
September/October: Tim Hetherington – Liberia

by Paul Moakley at 2007-03-15 02:12:54 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) New York , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

18 Mar 2007 00:03
The museum makes for a lovely day trip..it’s on the water, on a nice piece of land, in a lovely old house.

by [former member] | 15 Mar 2007 03:03 | New York, United States | | Report spam→
again, let me urge people to make this exhibit. This is a great place t visit adn makes a great day trip. It is not at all a hassle to get out there and you will be glad you made the trip. This museum is really rocking of late.

by Jon Anderson | 15 Mar 2007 10:03 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | | Report spam→
You know, Alice Austen herself was a serious documentary photographer. In other words, if she were alive today, she’d probably be an LS member….

Her house should provide a nice, intimate venue for viewing Nina Berman’s intimate portraits, I think.

On Sundays, the SI ferry leaves Manhattan every 30 minutes, on the hour and on the half hour. (Bus S51 will be waiting right outside the terminal for the arriving ferry.) On the return, the ferry follows the same schedule until 7pm; after 7 it leaves every hour.

by hs hughes | 15 Mar 2007 19:03 | New York, NY, United States | | Report spam→

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Paul Moakley, Paul Moakley
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Jon Anderson, Photographer & Writer Jon Anderson
Photographer & Writer
Ocala Florida , United States
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New York, Ny , United States


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