“Billy Joel,” 2001. Photo by Chris Buck/Via the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
By Greg C. Truax, Publisher
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in downtown Tampa hosts an artist lecture by Chris Buck at 6 p.m. on Friday (March 2).
Mr. Buck is a photographer based in New York and Los Angeles. His clients include Google, Old Spice, Dodge, GQ, Guardian Weekend, and The New York Times Magazine. He has won many awards, including being the first recipient of the Arnold Newman Portrait Prize in 2007. His second book, UNEASY, a 30-year portrait retrospective, was published last year.
The exhibition, “Magnificent Hurt,” by the well-know artist runs through March 16 at FMoPA. Admission to the Friday lecture is free for members of the museum and only $10 for nonmembers.
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, which is located at 400 N Ashley Drive, is dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects preserves and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists, according to FMoPA Executive Director Zora Carrier, PhD.