Annenberg Space for Photography Internationally Renowned Artists Come Together for Inaugural Exhibit “L8S ANG3LES”

Annenberg Foundation, 2 Feb 2009

The Annenberg Foundation announced today the opening exhibit for the Annenberg Space for Photography, a community space dedicated to both digital images and print photography in Los Angeles, California to open Friday, March 27, 2009.

The premiere show, entitled “L8S ANG3LES,” will be comprised of images from eight Los Angeles-based photographers in the genres of fine art, architecture, documentary, fashion, photojournalism and celebrity portraits. The artists contributing to the group show are among the most respected in their fields-- John Baldessari, Catherine Opie, Greg Gorman, Douglas Kirkland, Tim Street-Porter, Julius Shulman, Lauren Greenfield, and Carolyn Cole. The exhibit will also include work from three Los Angeles Times staff photographers depicting life in this city; Lawrence Ho, Genaro Molina, and Kirk McKoy. Following a gala premiere on March 25, the exhibit will open to the public on Friday, March 27 and close on June 20, 2009.

The Photography Space will also offer the public programs, which will include the “Iris Nights” Lecture Series Conducted on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8pm, these sessions will be free but will require advance reservations. One confirmed event will be Douglas Kirkland’s “A FIFTY YEAR LOVE AFFAIR WITH PHOTOGRAPHY” on April 2, 2009 Presented by Canon’s Explorers of Light program