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Panel discussion with artist Adger Cowans

September 22, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a panel discussion with the artist, Adger Cowans, and 21st Editions publisher, Steven Albahari. Moderated by the exhibit curator Deborah Ultan, joined by Howard Oransky, director at the U of M’s Katherine E. Nash Gallery; and Herman Milligan, Jr., Managing Partner with The Fulton Group, LLC, and co-curator with Oransky of the Nash Gallery’s current exhibit, “A Picture Gallery of the Soul.” Please register to attend the panel discussion.


Please note: An exhibit opening event takes place Wednesday, Sept. 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Event details

What: Panel discussion with artist Adger Cowans, related to the exhibit “The Eyes See What the Heart Feels: From the Archives of Photographer & Painter Adger Cowans”
When: Thursday, Sept. 22, 9:30-11 a.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.)
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, room 120

About the exhibit

headshot of Adger CowansThe exhibition takes a sweeping retrospective look at the life and work of Adger Cowans. Materials from his archives display key thematic moments from the late 1950s to the present including water studies, jazz portraits, Hollywood portraits, and street scenes. Also featured are a selection of paintings and the production archives of the autobiographical artists’ book published out of a collaboration between Cowans and 21st Editions that reveals the spiritual nature of this master photographer and painter.

Open Sept. 12, 2022 through Jan. 31, 2023
Exhibit curator: Deborah Ultan | Exhibit designer: Darren Terpstra


September 22, 2022
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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University of Minnesota Libraries


Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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