Date(s) - 05/04/2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space
photo-eye Bookstore is welcoming acclaimed photographer Isa Leshko to Santa Fe for a book signing and artist talk celebrating the release of her new monograph Allowed to Grow Old, published by the University of Chicago Press. The book signing and artist talk is held in conjunction with an exhibition of selected works from Allowed to Grow Old at Richard Levy Gallery in Albuquerque, on view from April 26th – June 7th, 2019. Beginning at 4pm on May 4th, Leshko will be available to sign copies of Allowed to Grow Old as well as perform a reading from the book, discuss her practice, and take questions from the audience until 6 pm.
Allowed to Grow Old is a dignified and affectionate portrait series of elderly animals living on farm sanctuaries. Prompted by an event in Leshko’s personal life, Allowed to Grow Old is a treatise on mortality through the lens of animal rights.
Isa Leshko is an artist and writer whose work examines themes relating to animal rights, aging, and mortality.