photography

Walker Evans’ moving depression era images -- including “Floyd and Lucille Burroughs, Hale County, Alabama, 1936” -- are among the works on view in the huge San Francisco Museum of Modern Art retrospective.  (Courtesy J. Paul Getty Museum/Walker Evans Archive)

‘Walker Evans’ at SFMOMA focuses on photographer’s love of the vernacular

Known for iconic images of the Great Depression and for finding poetry…

 

The wife of a defendant is featured in Dorothea Lange’s Oakland-set 1957 series about the life of the Alameda County public defender. (Courtesy Oakland Museum of California/Gift of Paul S. Taylor)

There’s more to Dorothea Lange than ‘Migrant Mother’

Photographer Dorothea Lange is famous for her vivid, evocative portraits of Dust…

 

A shot of Jerry Garcia in Golden Gate Park is in “Jim Marshall’s 1967” at City Hall. (Courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission/Jim Marshall Photography LLC]

Jim Marshall photos document SF’s Summer of Love

Jim Marshall, widely regarded as rock and roll’s premier photographer in the…

 

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMOMA offers visitors free admission Thursday night in honor of Ghost Ship victims

SFMOMA will be opening its doors wide to the community Thursday evening,…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Gabriela Hasbun’s “Little Russia”  is among the evocative photographic views of The City in “Project 24 San Francisco.” (Courtesy Dryansky Gallery)

Untouched photos reveal a day in the life of S.F.

Wanting to keep photography honest in the age of digital manipulation, “Project…

Gabriela Hasbun’s “Little Russia”  is among the evocative photographic views of The City in “Project 24 San Francisco.” (Courtesy Dryansky Gallery)
PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard is a musician, painter and photographer whose works (“Red Hot Paradise” is pictured) are on display in South San Francisco and San Bruno this week.  (Courtesy PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard)

PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard aims to heal with her art

San Francisco-based PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard has her mother and father to thank for…

PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard is a musician, painter and photographer whose works (“Red Hot Paradise” is pictured) are on display in South San Francisco and San Bruno this week.  (Courtesy PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard)
COURTESY TREVOR PAGLEN/ALTMAN SIEGEL GALLERYTrevor Paglen’s provocative and eerie video “Circles” shows aerial footage of a government information-gathering site in England.

Trevor Paglen’s photos put government spying in spotlight

Award-winning photographer Trevor Paglen focuses on mass surveillance conducted by government agencies…

COURTESY TREVOR PAGLEN/ALTMAN SIEGEL GALLERYTrevor Paglen’s provocative and eerie video “Circles” shows aerial footage of a government information-gathering site in England.
“Architektura” (1970) by János Szász is a prime example of the Hungarian photographer’s high-contrast work.

János Szász photos capture 20th century Hungary

Elegant, black-and-white photographs by János Szász hauntingly capture Hungary’s communist era. On…

“Architektura” (1970) by János Szász is a prime example of the Hungarian photographer’s high-contrast work.