For all of you shutterbugs out there, in October both the Norton Simon Museum of Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be opening exhibitions highlighting aspects of their permanent photography collections.
October 13, 2006 - February 26, 2007
The Collectible Moment presents, for the first time ever, a survey of the Norton Simon Museum’s photography collection, which not only includes important prints by master photographers Ansel Adams, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Imogen Cunningham and Edward Weston, but also modern and experimental prints by Diane Arbus, Lewis Baltz, Judy Dater, Benedict J. Fernandez, Betty Hahn, Robert Heinecken, Anthony Hernandez, Kenneth Josephson, Aaron Siskind, Frederick Sommer, Edmond Teske and Minor White. Approximately 145 works by 100 historical and modern photographers will be on view ...
October 12, 2006 – January 7, 2007
Long Exposures is an exhibition of contemporary photo essayists organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and will incorporate works drawn exclusively from the Photography department's permanent collection. The exhibition explores varying themes of humanistic or environmental conversion, transition, and upheaval, and reflects a varied range of conceptual, formal, and technical approaches prominent in the genre from the 1990's to the present, with works from six artists - Simon Norfolk, Anne Fishbein, Nic Nicosia, Vincent Cianni, Andrew Freeman, and Sant Khalsa - who have established themselves as innovative and influential visual voices of the contemporary photo narrative.
UPDATE: one more...
Bob Markovich, the supervisor of Chaffey College's photo lab, will be participating in the Photography Unbound exhibition at Cal State University, San Bernardino in the Robert V. Fullerton Museum. The show opens September 30 with a reception from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and closes December 30.