Friday, May 23, 2014

The View from Here: L.A. and Photography

Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Admission: Free; reservations recommended. Call (310) 440-7300 or use the "Make Reservation" button below.


Sponsored by the Getty Museum Photographs Council on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of photography's invention, this all-day symposium will address the state of photography as it relates to Los Angeles during the past 25 years. Following a keynote lecture by George Baker (associate professor of art history, University of California, Los Angeles), a series of panel discussions will focus on teaching and studying photography in L.A., Southern California as a photographic subject, and critical perspectives on photography in L.A. Participants include photographers Matthew Brandt, Jo Ann Callis, John Divola, Robbert Flick, Harry Gamboa Jr., Catherine Opie, Alex Prager, Stephen Shore, and James Welling, curators Rebecca Morse, Jennifer Watts, and Colin Westerbeck, and critic Christopher Knight.

Download the event program (PDF, 1 MB)

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