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"5th annual San Francisco Photographic Art Exposition Opened Yesterday"
2004-07-22 until 2004-07-25
photo san francisco, Stephen Cohen Gallery
Los Angeles, CA,
USA United States of America
photo san francisco 2004, the 5th annual San Francisco Photographic Art Exposition is being held at the historic and scenic Festival Pavilion at the Ft. Mason Center from July 22-25, 2004. Last year's event tallied 4500 visitors - with more expected this year. In anticipation of increased attendance the exhibition has moved to the spacious Festival Pavilion, adjacent to the formervenue at Herbst Pavilion.
The phenomenal success of photo san francisco has attracted more than 70 galleries andprivate dealers from the United States and around the world presenting the finest photographic art ranging from rare 19th century prints to the most progressive photo-based art. This is anunparalleled opportunity for collectors, curators, photographers, and enthusiasts to view a multitude of images and associate with leading artists and art professionals. Images by DianeArbus, Ruth Bernhard, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Imogen Cunningham, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, Larry Fink, Robert Frank, Lynn Geesaman, Judy Gelles, Lauren Greenfield, AndreKertesz, Man Ray, Ken Ohara, Luis Gonzalez Palma, Robert Polidori, Aaron Siskind, Paul Strand, Josef Sudek, Weegee, Gary Winogrand and many others will be included.
LECTURES & SEMINARS
Seminars and lectures will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 23-25. Seminar panelists include: Penelope Dixon, consultant and appraiser; Drew Johnson, Photography Curator, Oakland Museum of California and author of Capturing Light, a history celebrating 150 years of California's greatest photographers and Keith Davis, Curator of the Hallmark Fine Art Collection. Lecturers include: Sandra Phillips, Photography Curator, SF MoMA will discuss her recent exhibit Diane Arbus: Revelations; Mark Citret, has surveyed the architecture of national parks and published Along the Way; David Maisel, renowned for his abstract, aerial photographs of environmentally impacted landscapes; Alec Soth, whose emotive portraits of ordinary people have appeared in Fortune, Newsweek and the New York Times, just published Sleeping Along The Mississippi; and Joel Peter-Witkin, a master of compelling images noted for their complex juxtaposition of beauty and oddity. Seminars are conducted at 9 am beforepublic hours, and are limited to thirty people. Reservations are required. Please call, or check the website, for a schedule of events. Tickets are $65 per seminar and include a three-day passto photo san francisco.
HOURS & TICKET INFORMATION
Exhibition hours are Friday, July 23rd and Saturday, July 24th, noon to 7pm, and Sunday, July 25th, noon to 6pm. Tickets are $15 for a one-day pass and $25 for a three-day pass and can bepurchased at the door or through the Stephen Cohen Gallery. For further information contact Stephen Cohen Gallery, 7358 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036, 323-937-5525 or visit www.photosanfrancisco.net.