© RIVKA S. KATVAN
Glenn Close in Barnum, 1980.
Curtain Raiser: Award-winning fine art photographer Rivka Katvan will speak for the Professional Women Photographers (PWP) Community Service Committee on May 8th at the Metropolitan Opera Guild.
Katvan is well-known for her photographic studies of the Broadway theatre, as seen in her recent Abrams' book, Backstage: Broadway Behind the Curtain. Her work has received numerous awards and been exhibited at Gallery 138, the International Center of Photography, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Museum of Television and Radio. It has also been featured in numerous print and online publications, including The Guardian Weekend Magazine, The New York Times, www.kodak.com, and www.lanciatrendvisions.com. Katvan is also known for her work on behalf of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. According to Executive Director, Tom Viola, her efforts have raised more than $120,000 for the organization. She is also the Guest Editor choice on PhotoServe for the month of May and see the PWP blog here.
Location: Metropolitan Opera Guild,70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 6th floor - 65th St. btw B'way & Amsterdam New York NY,
Time: 6:30 P.M.- 8:00 P.M.