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World-Renowned Photographer to Speak at Golden Thread Gallery

Dmitri Kasterine. Submitted photo.

Dmitri Kasterine will give a talk at the Golden Thread Gallery in West Hartford on Oct. 4.

Submitted by Tricia Haggerty Wenz 

Dmitri Kasterine. Submitted photo.

Dmitri Kasterine. Submitted photo.

The Golden Thread Gallery is pleased to present Dmitri Kasterine for our Surface & Depth art talk Photography, Beneath the Surface: Stories and Discussion. The art talk will take place on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. The cost of the talk for the general public is $10.00, and is free for all members.

Dmitri Kasterine has photographed numerous cultural and leading figures of the 20th century including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Johnny Cash, Roald Dahl, Mick Jagger, David Hockney, Rudolph Nureyev, Edward Albee and H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. His work was on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London during the winter 2010/11 and is part of their permanent collection. He had a long association with Stanley Kubrick taking stills on Dr Strangelove (1964), 
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and A Clockwork Orange (1971). The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has recently acquired six of his portraits.

The Golden Thread Gallery mission is connecting the human spirit through the arts and began presenting meaningful work in 2013. The Golden Thread Gallery exhibits professional and emerging artists from various backgrounds and welcomes all mediums, all cultures and religions. By displaying a collection of various perspectives on a common theme, we reveal how art can creatively illustrate the diversity of the human condition. Our name, The Golden Thread, represents the invisible, underlying connection that weaves together the spirit of humanity – through the arts. The Golden Gallery’s current exhibit, “Surface & Depth” opened on Sept. 13 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 1.

The gallery is located at 303 Tunxis Road in West Hartford, Connecticut. Gallery hours are: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Thursday noon – 6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For more information regarding our Art Talk and the Golden Thread Gallery contact: [email protected], www.goldenthreadgallery.org or 860-760-9766.

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