Two New Photography Shows Open at the Getty

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Today two exciting new photography exhibitions open at the Getty. The first, Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity, “surveys some of the visual strategies used by photographers to picture the famous from the 1840s to the year 2000” and draws images from the J. Paul Getty Museum’s extensive collection.

Month of Photography Los Angeles

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This weekend the Lucie Foundation kicks off Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), which will present and promote the work of hundreds of photographers through unique programming and exhibitions. By partnering with local galleries and museums, as well as organizing its own events, MOPLA will celebrate the photographic image and seek to expose (no pun intended!) photography professionals, enthusiasts, emerging professionals and collectors to a wide range of techniques and artistic visions.