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Screening & Q&A with the Filmmaker: Stefani Elkort Twyford at MFAH

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Screening of the film An American Mirror by Stefani Twyford
Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Question & Answer session with the filmmaker follow the screening

Sunday, May 18, 2014 
5:00 - 6:30 pm

This newly released documentary on the life and work of Martin Elkort was completed by the artists's daughter, Stefani Twyford.  The film covers the famed street photographer's life including his childhood during the Great Depression, his struggle with polio, his time serving in the second World War, his education and professional development with the New York Photo League and beyond. The film is richly illustrated with stills, reflections on his career and process, as well as commentary by noted photography historians Anne Wilkes Tucker and Catherine Evans.

More information on the event at MFAH.

Related Event:  Exhibition of photographs by Martin Elkort at Catherine Couturier Gallery

Martin Elkort:  Optimism and Innocence

Exhibition Dates: May 3 - May 31, 2014

Opening Reception:
Saturday, May 3
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Image Information:
Martin Elkort
Girl in Beret, Lower East Side, NEw York City
c. 1951
Courtesy of Catherine Couturier Gallery

Tags:  Jackson Fine Art  Martin Elkort 

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