Perspectives 179: "Alvin Baltrop: Dreams Into Glass"
Alvin Baltrop, "Three Navy Sailors," 1969Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½72. Gelatin silver print. Collection Morteza Barharloo, Houston
July 23, 2012
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston senior curator Valerie Cassel Oliver discusses the exhibition Dreams Into Glass, the first major retrospective of the late African-American photographer Alvin Baltrop. Beginning in the '60s, Baltrop documented a period of turbulent cultural, social and political upheaval in images that are at the same time an intimate and sensual visual diary.
Valerie Cassel Oliver talks with Troy Schulze.
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