Contemporary Mexican Photography at at LH Horton Jr Gallery

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Photographs from the California Museum of Photography collection presented in this exhibition represent Mexico’s rich and diverse 20th century photography tradition.

November 15 – December 14, 2018

Photographs from the California Museum of Photography collection presented in this exhibition represent Mexico’s rich and diverse 20th century photography tradition, with works by Manuel Carillo, Graciela Iturbide, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Pedro Meyer, José Kuri Breña, Mariana Yampolsky, and many more. The UC Riverside California Museum of Photography (CMP) was founded in 1973 with a gift of photographs, cameras, and books. In subsequent years, the CMP has grown its collection to approximately 750,000 objects including photographs, negatives, cameras, and a robust library, making it among the largest and most diverse photography collections in the United States. Strengths include the Keystone-Mast stereoscopic archive, the archives of several commercial photographers (including images that Ansel Adams produced of the University of California as work-for-hire in the 1960s), and encyclopedic collections of several major camera manufacturers. The CMP’s fine art photography collection includes significant examples of 19th century, modernist, and contemporary images. Through exhibitions, collections, and publications, the CMP examines the history of photography and showcases contemporary works in photography and new media.

Admission to the Gallery is free and open to the public.

Additional Events:

  • Reception: November 15, 5:00-7:00 P.M.

Gallery Exhibition Hours:

  • Tuesday: 11 A.M. – 4 P.M.
  • Wednesday – Thursday: 11 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.
  • Friday: 11 A.M. – 1 P.M.
  • Posted Saturday Hours: November 17, 11 A.M. – 3 P.M.

The LH Horton Jr Gallery is a program of the Art Department of the Division of Art & Communications, a non-profit organization, and a premier exhibition space located on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College. The primary mission of the Gallery is to promote the exhibition of quality and culturally diverse artwork in support of our students’ education and the community at large. The Gallery offers excellent exhibition opportunities to local, regional, and national artists, lenders and guest curators. The LH Horton Jr Gallery is a program of the Art Department of the Division of Art & Communications, and is a premier exhibition space located on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College.  Admission is free and open to the public.

The primary mission of the Gallery is to support Student Learning Outcomes in the visual arts curriculum by building knowledge within the aesthetic, technical, cultural and historical context of the visual arts. The Gallery offers excellent exhibition opportunities to local, regional, and national artists, lenders and guest curators. The Gallery presents artists’ work in all media, with no thematic or geographic restrictions. Student Exhibitions are held annually at the end of Spring Semester. Exhibitions are selected through a Call for Entries process, juried by the Gallery Committee and guest jurors. The Gallery is located on the ground floor of Shima Center, and is wheelchair accessible.

Recommended parking is available in the Shima lot for a fee of $2. Tours are welcome, and Gallery Talks and special needs may be addressed by contacting the Gallery.

Location:
LH Horton Jr Gallery @ San Joaquin Delta College
5151 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, California

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