Charles H. Traub, the chair of the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, has a new exhibition at the Gitterman Gallery, 170 East 75th Street, from September 22 – December 2. The exhibition will feature vintage black-and-white street photographs from the 1970s, and will accompany the new book Charles H. Traub (Gitterman Gallery). The 40-page book includes 33 images and an essay by SVA faculty member Marvin Heiferman. The gallery is hosting an opening reception and book signing on Thursday, September 21, 6 – 8pm.
In other department news, faculty member Reiner Leist has an exhibition entitled “Eleven Septembers” on view through Saturday, October 14, at Julie Saul Gallery, 535 West 22nnd Street, 6th floor. And American Photography magazine has included alumnus Tom Holton (MFA 2005 Photography, Video and Related Media) in its list of the year’s Best Photo Assistants.