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"photo san francisco 2001 Opens Tomorrow"
2001-07-26 until 2001-07-29
photo san francisco, Stephen Cohen Gallery
San Francisco, CA, USA United States of America

photo san francisco, the second annual San Francisco Photographic Print Exposition will be held July 26-29, 2001 at the Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center. 75 galleries and private dealers from the U.S and Europe will present the finest photographic art dating from 19th century to the most cutting edge contemporary photography. Last years event attracted over 3500 visitors and even more are expected this year. Collectors, curators, and photographers will have an extraordinary opportunity to view thousands of images. The fair is organized by Stephen Cohen, organizer of photo l.a., the Los Angeles Photographic Print Exposition which celebrated its tenth year in January.

Works by Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Eugene Atget, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Imogen Cunningham, Edward S. Curtis, Michael Kenna, Andre Kertesz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Man Ray, Sebastian Salgado, Josef Sudek, Weegee, Edward Weston and many others will be exhibited for sale.

Richard Misrach will lecture on Saturday, July 28th at 10 am. There will also be on-site collecting seminars with Tim B. Wride, Associate Curator of Photography, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Amanda Doenitz, Photography Specialist, Christies Los Angeles; and John Bennette III, private collector. Douglas Nickel, Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, will moderate a panel discussion on collecting, Museum/Market/Mine on Saturday, July 28th at 1pm. Seating is limited and reservations are suggested.

Opening night reception will be held Thursday, July 28 from 6-9pm for the benefit of SOMA Partnership, a non-profit organization that offers pre-employment training for qualified homeless residents who are recovering from alcoholism or drug dependency. For more information on the organization, and tickets, please contact Salle Hopkins at (415) 552-9201. Benefit tickets are $35 and should be ordered from SOMA.

Ruth Bernhard, noted photographer and San Francisco resident, will be honored at the reception for her lifetime achievement in photographic art.

IMAGE:
2.21.98 4:46 P.M.
Richard Misrach,
courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery


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