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Wildling Museum of Art and Nature hosts photography workshop with Nic Stover

By Caleb Wiseblood

Central Coast-based photographer Nic Stover (whose photo, Van Gogh Blue, is pictured) will lead a photography workshop at the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature in Solvang on Sunday, Jan. 30, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The class is described as being designed for photographers of all skill levels seeking to improve their editing skills.


“In this session, class participants will see how the most impactful and compelling images are those that have the proper balance of technique, vision, and processing,” Stover said in a press release. “All of these

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“An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain,” a new photography exhibition, opens Friday, Dec. 3 at the Milwaukee Art Museum and it is the first comprehensive show of work by Vietnamese-born American photographer An-My Lê.

The exhibition, in the Baker/Rowland Galleries, was organized by Carnegie Museum of Art Curator of Photography Dan Leers and coordinated here by MAM Herzfeld Curator of Photography and Media Arts Lisa Sutcliffe.

“On Contested Terrain” – which includes works from a number of the photographer’s series – runs through March 27, 2022.

An-My Lê was born in Saigon in 1960 during the Vietnam War and most, though not all, of the photographs explore conflict and war.

Here you can see her process:

For one series, she embedded with military training in the American Southwest for the Iraq War. For another, she participated in reenactments of the Vietnam War.

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Finally opening one year after its scheduled debut, the San Diego Museum of Art’s new photography exhibition will display some of the medium’s most recognizable and influential names, including Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Aaron Siskind and Alfred Eisenstaedt.

“Masters of Photography: The Garner Collection” was set to open Nov. 14, 2020, on the day the COVID pandemic forced the museum to close for a second time. It will now debut Saturday.

“Nobody had a chance to see it,” said Anita Feldman, deputy director of curatorial affairs and education at the San Diego Museum of Art. “We just held on to the photographs and put everything in storage.”

The collection of 112 prints is on loan from Cam and Wanda Garner, local collectors who have been longtime contributors to the museum. The couple — he’s a biotech executive and she’s a licensed family and marriage therapist — has donated hundreds

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Roadside Culture and American Photography in the 20th Century

Roadside Culture and American Photography in the 20th Century

Art Talk

Pete Armstrong Photography Lecture
Join April Watson, Curator of Photography at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, for a look at the great American open road as seen through the lens of the country’s greatest photographers. Throughout the 20th century, photographers
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