THE ART OF STREET CULTURE

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Work By Internationally-Acclaimed “Street” Photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark Launches Groundbreaking Museum Of Street Culture At Encore Park Encore Park’s Museum of Street Culture – a museum in the making for the last five years – is set to launch October 1, 2017, literally on the street with programming about the street. The groundbreaking museum concept founded [...]

CUBA IS

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Annenberg Space For Photography Presents “Cuba Is” Photography Show Offers a Fresh Look into Contemporary Cuban Life Exhibition is Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Free, Public Opening Event on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 from 7PM-10PM On September 9th, the Annenberg Space for Photography opens an exclusive exhibit called Cuba Is. The show is part of the Getty-led Pacific [...]

Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Young Syrian Girl at Akcakale Refugee Facility (PRNewsFoto/Turkish Heritage Organization)

Acclaimed Young Photographer Provides An Intimate Look Into The Life Of Syrian Refugees In Turkey Acclaimed teenage photographer Sinem Oguz, in coordination with The Turkish Heritage Organization and the support of the Turkey-U.S. Business Council (TAIK), today debuted ”On The Border: Syrian Women and Children” - a photo exhibition offering a first-hand look into a day in the life of [...]

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: ANDY WARHOL EXHIBIT REVIEW

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Andy Warhol: POLAROIDS 1974-1987 Faces and Names   Long before the digital camera and Instagram there was the Polaroid instant camera. In the hands of John Q. Public, the Polaroid was a one-snap device that would typically be used to preserve the memory of special family occasions for future generations to cherish. In the hands [...]

HERB RITTS: LA STYLE

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During the 1980’s and 1990’s, Los Angeles–based photographer Herb Ritts revolutionized fashion photography.  Throughout his career, Ritts’ bold contrasts, creative use of the L.A. landscape and his seamless blend of art and culture in black and white still photography distinguished him as one of the greatest photographers to ever pick up a camera. Music video [...]