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The late Joan Mankin (pictured in a detail of the portrait) is featured in "Ghost Light" at Z Space. (Courtesy David Allen)

David Allen’s ‘Ghost Light’ photos illuminate Bay Area actors

For his exhibit “Ghost Light,” performing arts photographer David Allen went old-school:…

 

Matt O'Brien captures everyday life in Colombia -- such as "School girls, Medellín, 2010" -- in his photography show at the Colombian Consulate in San Francisco. (Courtesy Matt O’Brien, “No Dar Papaya”]

Colombia defies stereotypes in Matt O’Brien’s photographs

Long portrayed in the media and popular entertainment as a land of…

 

Anthony Hernandez offers an arresting image of Southern California car culture in “Automotive Landscapes #35, 1978.” (Courtesy Anthony Hernandez)

Photographer Anthony Hernandez gets his due at SFMOMA

Anthony Hernandez, who brought the landscape of Los Angeles, especially its poor…

 

“In Search of Great Men” at City Hall is a exhibition of evocative photos of people on trains taken by McNair Evans. (Courtesy McNair Evans/S.F. Arts Commission)

Train travelers on personal journeys in McNair Evans’ photos

McNair Evans photographs people and landscapes affected by modernization, both realistically and…

“In Search of Great Men” at City Hall is a exhibition of evocative photos of people on trains taken by McNair Evans. (Courtesy McNair Evans/S.F. Arts Commission)
Photographer Roman Vishniac, whose works are on view at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, was best known for his images of Jewish life in Eastern Europe before World War II. (Courtesy International Center of Photography)

Vishniac photos depict pre-WWII Jews, and more

For decades, Roman Vishniac was recognized mainly for photographs he took of…

Photographer Roman Vishniac, whose works are on view at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, was best known for his images of Jewish life in Eastern Europe before World War II. (Courtesy International Center of Photography)
Large-scale photos by Edward Burtynsky, such as this image of an Indian reservation and a suburb in Arizona, showcase human effects on nature. (Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/Rena Bransten Gallery, S.F.)

Edward Burtynsky photos serve as environmental warning

Edward Burtynsky isn’t your typical nature photographer: His works, often beautiful, also…

Large-scale photos by Edward Burtynsky, such as this image of an Indian reservation and a suburb in Arizona, showcase human effects on nature. (Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/Rena Bransten Gallery, S.F.)
Peaches Christ is among the local celebrities appearing in “OUTspoken: Portraits of LGBTQ Luminariesn” COURTESY S.F. ARTS COMMISSION/ ROGER ERICKSON

Pride illuminated in Roger Erickson’s ‘OUTspoken’ photos

Photographer Roger Erickson calls the characters he captured in his new show…

Peaches Christ is among the local celebrities appearing in “OUTspoken: Portraits of LGBTQ Luminariesn” COURTESY S.F. ARTS COMMISSION/ ROGER ERICKSON

Dynamic scenes of New York

Although similarities exist between Elliott Erwitt’s style and that of Walker Evans…