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Ray Metzker: A Life Devoted to the Adventure of Seeing

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Ray K. Metzker, American (b. 1931). Philadelphia, 1983. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.1963. ? Ray K. Metzker, Courtesy of the Laurence Miller Gallery.

Ray Metzker has been described as a photographer's photographer, an artist's artist. Metzker's 55-year career has been one of seeing the world and translating it through the medium of photography.

By Laura Spencer

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Kansas City, Mo. – Ray Metzker has been described as a photographer's photographer, an artist's artist. Metzker's 55-year career has been one of seeing the world and translating it through the medium of photography.

An exhibition at the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, "The Photographs of Ray K. Metzker," includes works from the 1950s to the present.

"The Photographs of Ray K. Metzker"
Bloch Building, Gallery L11
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
January 15 - June 5, 2011

Senior Curator Keith F. Davis in conversation with artist Ray K. Metzker
April 7, 2011
7 pm
Reserve a free ticket here.

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