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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Special event and screening: 'Stranded in Canton'

Special event and screening: ‘Stranded in Canton’

Posted On: 7:31 a.m. | October 30, 2010

LACMA in collaboration with Cinefamily will present the video work of William Eggleston’s, Stranded in Canton. View Post»

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William Eggleston: Democratic Camera — Photographs and Video, 1961–2008: October 31, 2010 – January 16, 2011

William Eggleston: Democratic Camera — Photographs and Video, 1961–2008: October 31, 2010 – January 16, 2011

Posted On: 6:12 p.m. | October 27, 2010

William Eggleston work has a far-reaching influential leverage that even if you don’t know his work… you know his work. Eggleston’s first major exhibition in 30 years on the west coast is opening at LACMA and promises to delight. View Post»

Herb Ritts: Twenty-Five Years
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Herb Ritts: Twenty-Five Years

Posted On: 3:45 p.m. | October 20, 2010

The Fahey/Klein gallery will showcase some never viewed by the public photography by Herb Ritts. View Post»

California Surf Festival: Oct. 6–10, 2010

California Surf Festival: Oct. 6–10, 2010

Posted On: 2:13 p.m. | October 6, 2010

Sachi Cunningham, videographer for The Los Angeles Times compiled a roundup of surf film festivals to catch, including the California Surf Festival at the California Surf Museum in Oceanside. View Post»

OUT THERE: Photographs That Matter -- An Evening with Rick Loomis

OUT THERE: Photographs That Matter — An Evening with Rick Loomis

Posted On: 11:37 a.m. | September 28, 2010

If you live in Southern California or just visiting, a must see is the Annenberg Space for Photography. The space is in one word, aaaammazing. Go this Thursday, to get a little extra something-something with Iris Nights and listen to my pal Rick Loomis talk about his journey as a photojournalist. View Post»

L.A. art gallery displays disputed Ansel Adams photographs

L.A. art gallery displays disputed Ansel Adams photographs

Posted On: 2:14 p.m. | September 15, 2010

The Ansel Adams "lost" photographs controversy continues to captivate the art-photography community, and for a limited time, several of the images in question are on display at a Los Angeles art gallery. View Post»

Nature L.A.: Carolyn Cole -- Aug. 17 – Sept. 10

Nature L.A.: Carolyn Cole — Aug. 17 – Sept. 10

Posted On: 10:54 p.m. | September 1, 2010

The G2 Gallery in Venice is showing 20 of Carolyn Cole’s photographs as part of its ongoing series called Nature L.A., which showcases the works of photographers who are well-established as well as those who are up-and-coming. Cole’s photographs are powerful, and even more dramatic when viewed in this non-newspaper setting, as you focus on just the picture and what it tells you. View Post»

Iris Nights at the Annenberg Space for Photography:  Thursday nights
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Iris Nights at the Annenberg Space for Photography: Thursday nights

Posted On: 10:01 a.m. | August 24, 2010

If you live in Southern California or are just visiting, a must-see is the Annenberg Space for Photography. The space is, in one word, amazing. Go on a Thursday if you can to get a little extra something with Iris Nights. View Post»

Collectors’ Favorites: August 14 – 28, 2010
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Collectors’ Favorites: August 14 – 28, 2010

Posted On: 11:42 a.m. | August 17, 2010

Why is this your favorite? An exhibit of photographs from private collections of members of LACMA’s Photographic Arts Council. View Post»

The Art of Photography Show: Aug. 28 – Nov.7
  • Sean Lee

The Art of Photography Show: Aug. 28 – Nov.7

Posted On: 8:06 p.m. | August 10, 2010

Photography competitions are wonderful ways to discover talented photographers. At 'The Art of Photography Show' in San Diego, you are guaranteed to discover more than you may anticipate. View Post»

'Le Tour' by Brent Humphreys: July 17 – Aug. 31

‘Le Tour’ by Brent Humphreys: July 17 – Aug. 31

Posted On: 6:58 p.m. | July 23, 2010

A colorful look at the most famous bicycle race in the entire world as photographer Brent Humphreys sees it. View Post»

'Dennis Hopper Double Standard': July 11 – Sept. 26

‘Dennis Hopper Double Standard’: July 11 – Sept. 26

Posted On: 6:08 p.m. | July 15, 2010

The late Dennis Hopper’s show at MOCA is an expansive look at his evolution as an artist.  Curated by Julian Schnabel, the show has more than 200 works from Hopper’s extensive career. Hopper’s diversity, range and creativity as an artist were obvious from his acting career as well as his work as a photographer, painter and sculptor.  Please click on the related links at top right... View Post»

'Engaged Observers': June 29 – Nov. 14

‘Engaged Observers’: June 29 – Nov. 14

Posted On: 10:48 p.m. | June 29, 2010

There’s that saying we’ve all heard a zillion times, that a photo is worth 1,000 words, which I find true because of the impact and power that photography has. This show, "Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography Since the Sixties," is a great display of that impact.  The recorded visual history on exhibit is awe-inspiring and stirs an emotional awareness that we sometimes lose in... View Post»

Pictures of the Year International
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Pictures of the Year International

Posted On: 5:46 p.m. | June 29, 2010

POYi, Pictures of the Year International, one of the most prestigious photojournalism competitions in the world, honors the best work of 2009: June 26 – Oct. 10, 2010. The 67th annual POYi competition will be hosted in the stunning Annenberg Space for Photography for the second year and will showcase prominent and notable events through the power of photojournalism. View Post»

In Focus: Tasteful Pictures: April 6-Aug. 22, 2010

In Focus: Tasteful Pictures: April 6-Aug. 22, 2010

Posted On: 5:46 p.m. | June 29, 2010

This is a perfect date-night experience. Food. Photography. Food photography. View Post»

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