Lyon Mississippi Museums
Visitors to the New York museum are in luck this season: no fewer than four outstanding exhibitions on photography are planned at the Lyon Museum of Art in Lyon, Mississippi, home to the Silverman Museum. This week there is a newly opened exhibition of photographs from the museum's collection and this week there is an exhibition of vintage photographs in an exhibition at the museum in Lyon. The exhibition includes a collection of classical photographs as well as a vintage photograph from the collection of the Silbermann Museum, which can be seen in the exhibitions of both museums in Lyon.
The presentation also includes works from the Lyon archives, including invisible 16 mm film footage taken in a Texas prison and many objects that have rarely or never been exhibited before. It also provides an overview of work in Lyon's archives, including works in Lyon's archives, as well as a collection of invisible 12 mm films from his collection. The presentation is also part of the exhibition and features works from Lyon's "archives," including invisible 14mm and 16mm films and footage from Texas prisons, among others.
I think that might give you an idea of how cool and well-thought out this museum is, and I'm sure it contains much more than the number contained in the opening piece of the Lyon Whitney Museum.
History lovers visiting Lyon should take time to visit the Gallo - Roman Museum of Lyon - Fourviere, and it is well worth seeing.
The permanent exhibition shows fossils, an aquarium and a greenhouse in which a swamp is located. The museum was previously located in the centre of Lyon, but was moved back to the hills of Fourviere in 1974. In 1855, the Chicago, Iowa and Nebraska Railroad changed its plans and announced that it would cross the river at Lyon instead of its original location. Breitling's DC-3 landed in Lyon, where she visited the Aviation Museum of Lyon and then headed to St. Louis.
I came up with the idea of seeing most of the museum in about an hour, but it was a short year. Trump got elected, so I took Danny's "Lyon Mississippi" series and put half of it up on the wall in New York. I'm not sure if I've photographed every building on the mural since that day in Lyon.
The exhibition is currently on view at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, where it has already been shown. The Delta Blues Museum is committed to preserving and preserving the history of blues music in Lyon, Mississippi, and will observe the fall and winter seasons and be open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with special opening hours on Sundays.
We look forward to linking January for the 42nd anniversary of the museum with the annual Clarksdale Film Festival in January. Message from the Future, "is scheduled to make its West Coast debut at the Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco on January 18, 2017.
Finally, the Whitney Museum of American Art is hosting a series of lectures on Danny Lyon's work at its museum in New York City. Danny Lyons "lecture works will be presented at the museum on January 18, 2017 from 1 - 4 pm and again on February 1, 2018.
Raised in Kew Gardens, Queens, Lyon graduated from the University of Chicago in 1963 and began working for the National Coordinating Committee of the Civil Rights Movement in New York City. Inspired by the experience of making history, he set out south to photograph the civil rights movement, taking part in the 1965 Washington, D.C. march and photographing it, the sit-in in Birmingham, Alabama, and the 1968 Atlanta marches. After graduating from university, he set out to document the work of coordinating, training and organizing civil rights activists. His photographs and, increasingly, his films reflect a growing understanding of how different groups interacted with the geography of our Southwest.
For over 50 years, Lyon has shown a deep respect for the people he has photographed and his commitment to civil rights. This is evident not only in his photographs, but also in the works of his films, such as "The Civil Rights Movement in New York City" (1968).
Lyon first became interested in the lives of inmates when he attended a prison rodeo in Huntsville, Texas, in the fall of 1967. He was allowed to move to different prison units, which he photographed and filmed extensively over a period of 14 months. In August 1963, Lyon photographed a teenage girl being held in a storage facility without a bed or sanitation. The demonstrators were locked up and Lyon moved in with them, taking extensive photographs and filming them during the fourteenth and fifteenth months.
Although Lyon moved back to New York in the 1980s, New Mexico remained the focus of the artist, who returned to photograph and make films. Lyon's first meetings in Latin America were in Mexico, where he photographed people in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia and Mexico City.