Current Exhibitions

J.M. Giordano's "We Used to Live at Night"

J.M. Giordano's "We Used to Live at Night"   |     |  

We Used to Live at Night

On View:  May 12 - June 25

Reception: Thursday, May 12 | 6 pm to 9 pm

Maryland Art Place (MAP) is pleased to present J.M. Giordano's "We Used to Live at Night" on view May 12 - June 25. Not since Weegee's Naked City or Brassai's Secret Paris of the 30's has a photobook captured the tapestry of an entire city.

J.M. Giordano's "We Used to Live at Night" (2021, Culture Crush Editions) covers over 25 years of Baltimore After Dark. Underground sex scenes, drag scenes, club scenes, crime scenes, and more are all featured in MAP's upcoming show based on the book.Giordano's first solo show at MAP will feature black and white film and digital photos from all across our city starting in 1994 until COVID ended the old way of living at night for good. 

We Used to Live at Night" has been featured in The Guardian, Washington Post, Huck Magazine, Dazed and Confused Magazine and more.

Join us for the reception on Thursday, May 12 between the hours of 6 pm and 9 pm located at Maryland Art Place, 218 West Saratoga St. COVID compliant. 


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