Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Gallery Artists Larry Towell and Susan Meiselas Featured in Group Exhibition Titled 'Engaged Observers' at the Getty Museum

Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography Since the Sixties

June 29-November 14, 2010 at the Getty Center

In the decades following World War II, an independently minded and critically engaged form of photography began to gather momentum. Its practitioners have combined their skills as artists and reporters, creating extended photographic essays that delve deeply into topics of social concern and present distinct personal visions of the world.

Engaged Observers looks in depth at projects by a selection of the most vital photographers who have contributed to the development of this approach. Passionately committed to their subjects, they have authored evocative bodies of work that are often published extensively as books and transcend the realm of traditional photojournalism.

To learn more on the exhibition, please click here;

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/engaged_observers/