Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

Uncommon Journeys: Jan Staller ‘70

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Daniel Arts Center - McConnell Theater

Photographer Jan Staller ‘70 became famous for his study of urban and industrial landscapes in the Greater New York area beginning in the 1970s. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Life, Fortune, and Forbes, among many others. Projects have included the books Frontier New York and On Planet Earth, film stills from Twelve Monkeys and Fargo, and countless solo and group shows.

In conjunction with an exhibit of his work at the Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock, Jan will offer a talk on his life and work entitled “Regarding the Disregarded.” Over many years, Jan has elegantly photographed subjects that most of us tend not to observe including recycled scrap, twisted steel and roadways speckled with trash as well as years of untrammeled snows in New York City. 

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Uncommon Journeys is a special speaker series that celebrate the unique paths and extraordinary successes of Simon’s Rock alumni. It is generously supported by Scott Shenker and Mary Ruth Quinn, P’09 & ‘11