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Paper Promises: Early American Photography

  • The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, CA, 90049 United States (map)

Please join us for a walkthrough of Paper Promises: Early American Photography with curator Mazie Harris.

Paper Promises traces mid-nineteenth-century experimentation with and exploitation of photography on paper. Rare photographs and negatives are featured alongside iconic images from the formative years of photography in the United States. The exhibition demonstrates the importance of photographic reproduction in shaping and circulating perceptions of America and its people during a critical period of political tension and territorial expansion.

This event is limited to 20 attendees. Members only.

Earlier Event: April 18
Jona Frank: Cherry Hill