Now reputed as one of the best documentary photographers to emerge in the 1960s, Danny Lyon transformed the medium of photography by choosing to become a vulnerable and active participant in his photographs, rather than ensconce himself behind a protective and isolating lens.
With the advent of the automobile at the turn of prior century, the railroad faded into the background as the people of the United States became less reliant on the railroad to get them from one place to another.
The creative relationship between Man Ray and Lee Miller spawned some of the most iconic pieces of the surrealist movement, and arguably, of the twentieth century, in the visual arts.
The immediate visceral reaction to the new Cindy Sherman Exhibition at SFMOMA is laughter, the droll laughter of disbelief and awe at the sheer breadth, intellectual complexity and playful verve of Sherman’s photos.
Local photographer Dallis Willard takes photos that capture the essence of San Francisco, working in a way that makes the quotidian come alive through the eccentric characters and situations he comes across traversing the city streets.
San Francisco native Trevor Traina displays his personal collection of photos from some of the most eminent photographers of the past and current century starting June 9, 2012 at the de Young Museum.
This March, the best First Thursday and Friday lineup includes new shows at Ugallery, Marx & Zavattero and Wix Lounge.
Work from world renowned photojournalists that spans the first decade of the current century will be on display courtesy of a new traveling exhibition, Seeing Double –The Best of DOUBLEtruck Magazine.