January 25 – February 17, 2013
“…The difference between Saturday Night and a cache of snapshots taken by the guy next to you at the bar is the unapologetic bone McDermott picks with exposed, gritty detail. In these photographs, images are on a sliding spectrum from light-hearted escapism to macabre, cloaked vulnerability…” - Kimberly Hennessy
Brian McDermott is a faculty member of the Journalism Program at UMass. A Pittsburgh native, he’s been photographing Saturday nights since 2006 from New York City to Missoula, Montana.