POMPEII ARCHIVE: RECENT PHOTOGRAPHS BY WILLIAM WYLIE
Fine Arts Gallery (Vanderbilt University) / 1220 21st Ave. S. October 25, 2018 - December 6, 2018
Featuring a selection of recent work by American photographer William Wylie, Pompeii Archive, explores the famous archeological site of a volcanic eruption in 79 C.E. with highly evocative images, shot with analog black and white film on a large format camera. Alongside his contemporary photographs are several by Giorgio Sommer (1834–1914), who was involved in excavation of the site in the nineteenth century.