Focus on Photographs: Building a Collection at Scripps

Focus on Photographs: Building Photograph Collections at Scripps features some of the finest photographs in the Scripps Collection.

Image: Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham, Letter to the World, the Kick, 1940, Gelatin silver print, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Purchase, Scripps Collectors Circle 2013, © Barbara Morgan, The Barbara Morgan Archive

Focus on Photographs: Building a Collection at Scripps

October 26 – December 15, 2013

Focus on Photographs: Building Photograph Collections at Scripps opens October 26th and runs through December 15th, 2013 at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. The exhibition features fine photographs and books, including donations by Virginia Adams; C. Jane Hurley Wilson and Michael G. Wilson; Sharon and Michael Blasgen; and Carol Vernon and Robert Turbin. On view will be works by Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Julia Margaret Cameron, Graciela Iturbide, Edward Weston, and many others. The opening reception, with live music and light refreshments, will be held on October 26th from 7-9 p.m. at the Williamson Gallery. That same day, a panel discussion will take place at the Clark Humanities Museum on the Scripps campus from 4-5 p.m. These events are free and open to the public.

 

Featured image, website home page: Helen Levitt, New York, New York (detail), 1942, gelatin silver print, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Purchase, Jean and Arthur Ames Fund. © Estate of Helen Levitt. All rights reserved.

 

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