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20th Century American Photographs in The Capital Group Foundation Collection

photography

June 26, 2014 - August 22, 2014


10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Bank of America Plaza
North Lobby
333 S. Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

This special exhibition features a selection of 63 photographs by 7 photographers from the collection of The Capital Group Foundation. Focusing on 20th century photography within the collection, the show is organized by photographer and includes pictures by Ansel Adams (1902-1984)—captured the iconic landscapes of the American West with unparalleled technical genius; Edward Weston (1886-1958)—known for beautiful still lifes, landscapes and nudes; Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952)—documented the traditions of Native Americans that were rapidly disappearing by the beginning of the 20th century; John Gutman (1905-1998)—captured unique pictures of American athletes, cars, and street activities; Helen Levitt (1913-2009)—her photographs of the streets of New York City, particularly the poor neighborhoods of Spanish Harlem and the Lower East Side, revealed the theater of everyday life; Wright Morris (1910-1998)—photographer and writer whose works with image and written word presented a composite view of his subjects; and Gordon Parks (1912-2006)—best known for his documentation of the social upheavals in America, particularly the African-American experience in the 20th century.

 

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm

 

Presented by The Capital Group Foundation and Hosted by Arts Brookfield