Topic: San Francisco

Sept 11 Tribute in Light
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: September 6 – September 13

From the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and preparations for Yom Kippur to flash-flooding in Colorado and a rabbit and leopard cub testing their natural instincts, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Read More
Alfred Stieglitz—Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery
Out There

The Unphotographable at Fraenkel

Emotions. Thoughts. Feelings. How can we photograph the unphotographable? A new show at San Francisco’s Fraenkel Gallery tries to find out.

Read More
© Jim Marshall Photography LLC
Out There

Happy 70th Birthday, Jerry Garcia

Legendary Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia would have turned 70 on August 1. LightBox celebrates his legacy with a collection of photographs taken by the prolific rock ‘n’ roll photographer Jim Marshall.

Read More
(c) Jim Marshall Photography LLC, Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
Out There

Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend: Jim Marshall’s Musician Portraits

Jim Marshall photographed legends and his pictures have become iconic in American cultural history, but the vast majority of the music photographer’s work has never been seen. This month, a new book and two gallery shows will debut many never-before-published images from Marshall’s coverage of the Rolling Stones 1972 tour, as well as singular portraits of musicians including Johnny Cash, BB King and Joni Mitchell.

Read More
Arthur Tress
Out There

California Dreaming In 1964: Arthur Tress’ San Francisco

Arthur Tress’ witty and absurdist street photography captures 1960s-era San Francisco as a place caught between Left and Right, old and new, real and surreal. The work is on view at the Fisher Family Gallery of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from March 3 to June 3.

Read More
Collection of the Artist © Rineke Dijkstra
Out There

Rineke Dijkstra Makes the Awkward Sublime

A new exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and moving in June to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, features the Dutch photographer’s images of subjects caught in moments of truth.

Read More
Francesca Woodman / Courtesy George and Betty Woodman
Out There

Retrospective: Looking Back on Francesca Woodman’s Prolific Career

Known for her surrealist self-portraits, the photographer’s most comprehensive posthumous exhibition to date is now on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Read More
Los Angeles, 1987
Out There

Henry Wessel’s Californication

“It was like being in paradise. The light was so sharp, you could see the edge on everything. I got off the plane and I wanted to photograph everything that was there—I couldn’t stop.”  That’s the way Henry Wessel describes […]

Read More
© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery
The Backstory

Patti Smith: Photographer’s Muse

Poet, musician, artist and memoirist Patti Smith, one of this year’s TIME 100 honorees, tells TIME about her life in front of the lens.

Read More
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 15,746 other followers