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PPAGLA exhibit at City Hall

PPAGLA exhibit at City Hall

March 7, 2013: Associated Press photographer Nick Ut talks with Sara Cannon, art curator for the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery during the Press Photographers Assn. of Greater Los Angeles photography exhibit.

The Press Photographers Assn. of Greater Los Angeles has found a new location for its 75th Anniversary Photo Exhibit. Until March 31, 2013, the images are on display at the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Visitors need to enter Los Angeles City Hall through the Main Street entrance.

Last Thursday, L.A. City Coucilman Tom LaBonge contacted PPAGLA Board Chariman Bob Riha Jr., inquiring if the exhibit was available. According to Riha, after four hours of quick phone calls, “all arrangements were finalized.” The exhibit was opened on Wednesday, March 6.

A reception hosted by LaBonge will be held on Tuesday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bridge Gallery.

The photographs represent 75 years of work by PPAGLA members throughout Los Angeles and the world.

This exhibit was originally on the Queen Mary in Long Beach for a full year. Check out these two previous 2011 From the Archive posts L.A. press photographers celebrate 75th anniversary and 75 years of photojournalism.

March 7, 2013: New PPAGLA photo exhibit at Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery includes the 1992 Los Angeles riots by Kirk McKoy of the Los Angeles Times, upper left; the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy by Boris Yaro of the Los Angeles Times; and, at bottom, 1972’s napalmed children by Nick Ut of the Associated Press.

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