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Instant Connections, a Polaroid group exhibition to Open at Panopticon Gallery

BOSTON, MA: Panopticon Gallery is delighted to announce our Polaroid themed group

exhibition, Instant Connections, co-curated by advertising Creative Director, Independent

Curator, and former Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center Jim Fitts

The exhibition will run from March 31 – May 2, 2011 with an opening reception on

Thursday, March 31st from 5:30-7:30pm.

Instant Connections brings together some of the most noted photographers who have

made enormous contributions to the world of photography through their use of Polaroid

film coupled with some up-and-coming emerging artists. They include:

Andy Warhol Chuck Close Vik Muniz William Wegman

David Levinthal James Casebere John O\’Reilly Stephen Sheffield

Olivia Parker Marie Cosindas Ellen Carey Arno Rafael Minkkinen

John Reuter Bill Burke Tom Baril Len Gittleman

Anna Tomczak Elsa Dorfman Amanda Means Rick Ashley

Mimi Youn Nicholas Winter Sue-Yee Leung John Keough

Robert Siegelman Mark Younkle Samuel Quinn and a few surprises!

“The contribution that Polaroid has made to fine arts photography is both incredibly broad

and deep, and no single exhibition could do it complete justice,“ Jim Fitts, co-curator

states. “Instant Connections focuses on bringing together a number of photographers

whose work demonstrates just how diverse a medium Polaroid was. There is no question

that the work of each artist in the exhibition stands on its own, but it is fascinating to

compare and contrast it with the work of other artists in the exhibition.”

Currently celebrating our 40th Anniversary, Panopticon Gallery, (est.1971) is one of the

oldest fine art photography galleries in the United States specializing in contemporary,

modern and vintage photography. represent established and emerging photographers with

a primary focus on developing and expanding their careers. The gallery regularly assists

collectors in buying, selling and locating photographs and supports local educational

institutions and regional art museums. Panopticon Gallery is located inside the Hotel

Commonwealth in Boston, Massachusetts.

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~ by Stephen Sheffield on April 25, 2011.

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