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Last week I happened to be visiting LACMA with a photographer from New York City and we had the opportunity to preview Chris Burden’s “Metropolis II” during its test run.  Crowds of small children, parents, and museum goers looked on in fascination at the enormous structure that Chris Burden had created.  “Metropolis II” is the [...]

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The opening day of the Tim Burton exhibition at the Resnick Pavilion on Saturday stirred the energy in the air and drove hundreds of devoted fans to wait with books in hand in a line that could have easily been a mile long. Beginning at the entrance to the Ahmanson Theatre and wrapping around the [...]

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Not much has changed since 1975 when “New Topographics” first opened at the George Eastman House.  The state of the world resembled our current predicament- a recession, fuel shortages, and an environmental crisis.  The exhibit is like entering a time capsule, looking back on untouched and developing landscapes that consumed the imaginations of photographers who [...]

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The Bonfire of the Vanities A Retrospective of Vanity Fair Photographs 1913-2008 Vanity Fair celebrates its 95th anniversary this year.  An international exhibition honors the publication’s most prized portraits and celebrates trés chic glam snapshots paired with high profile reportage, risky enough to satisfy sophisticates yet intimate enough to nourish strangely curious sycophants of the [...]

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