Oct. 28: ‘BLUESCAPES: Landscapes of the Mississippi Delta’

| October 21, 2011

BLUESCAPES: Landscapes of the Mississippi Delta, a photography exhibit featuring the work of Jacques Moury Beauchamp, opens Oct. 28.

Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 28, 5 – 7 p.m.
Exhibit on display: Oct. 28 – Nov. 23
Location: May Gallery
Admission: Free and open to the public

Beauchamp will present a talk Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. in Sverdrup Room 101.

Jacques Moury Beauchamp teaches photography and digital imaging in France and the United States. He worked as chairman of the Visual Communication Department at the PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN Paris campus. His photographic illustrations have been published in more than twenty countries. Living in France’s Loire Valley since 1998, Beauchamp shares his time between his fine art work, commissioned photographic illustrations and the transmission of his passion to the new actors of photography.

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From Photographer Jacques Moury Beauchamp:

“I had gone on a quest for the landscapes that once inspired the founding fathers of the Blues. I met a people still longing for some recognition long overdue. Some traces of their memories are what I recorded on film. Since 1993, when the state of Mississippi legalized gambling, the Delta is being progressively ‘cleansed’ of many reminders of the past.”

For more information, go to www.webster.edu/maygallery or call 314-246-7673.

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  1. comment says:

    I plan to go to this show after work, before watching the Cards game tonight.
    Then, tomorrow night Bob Case & Steve Vogel will be playing some Delta Blues 7-9:30 p.m. at BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups http://www.bbsjazzbluessoups.com/
    Jacques Moury Beauchamp you should come over to BB’s!