Uzzle Buzz: So Close, it’s Scary (?)

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Ackland_2008.3.42, 4/3/12, 4:09 PM, 8C, 3524x4189 (54+540), 50%, 1'27'12_DD, 1/25 s, R51.1, G24.5, B34.1

In just a few short weeks, the Ackland will unveil All About America, an exhibition of 40 remarkable photographs from the Museum’s collection by renowned photographer and North Carolina native Burk Uzzle.

Our show is presented in coordination with two other area exhibitions exploring the photographer’s work: Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes (Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University) and Burk Uzzle: American Chronicle (North Carolina Museum of Art).

Leading up to and during the show, we’ll have regular blog posts (“Uzzle Buzz”) with observations, comments, and responses to the show from photographers, writers, museum folks, and a wide range of enthusiasts. Check back frequently and look for the latest “Uzzle Buzz.”

Image: Burk Uzzle, American, born 1938: Mother and Child, Disney World, 1981, 1981; gelatin silver print. Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Anonymous Gift, 2008.3.42. © Burk Uzzle.