Wednesday, January 5, 2011

PHOTO LA January 13 - 17





Monroe Gallery of Photography is delighted to once again exhibit at Photo LA, January 13 - 17, 2011. Photo LA continues to be one of the most prestigious photography fairs in the country, bringing together galleries and private dealers from around the globe. This year the fair celebrates its 20th annual edition, and will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Monroe Gallery is located in booth A102, front and center in the East Wing.

Monroe Gallery of Photography will be exhibiting specially selected work from the gallery's collection: important and historic photojournalism and civil rights photography, including the first-ever exhibits of Grey Villet and White House photographer Eric Draper; new photographs from Stephen Wilkes' acclaimed "Day Into Night" series; and photographs from classic movies of the 1950's by Richard C. Miller. And much more!


Martin Luther King at Police Headquarters, as he argued to  reject bail and  serve his sentence for disturbing the peace in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958
Grey Villet: Martin Luther King at Police Headquarters, as he argued to reject bail and serve his sentence for disturbing the peace in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958


Oval Office, January 26, 2001
Eric Draper: Oval Office, January 26, 2001


Central Park, Day Into Night, 2010
Stephen Wilkes: Central Park, Day Into Night, New York, 2010


James Dean takes a break from filming
Richard C. Miller: James Dean taking a break from filming "Giant", Marfa, Texas

The fair opens with a benefit reception for the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at LACMA
on Thursday, January 13, 2011, 6:00-9:00 p.m. William Eggelston is this year's honorary Guest Host, for more information and tickets click here. Fair hours are 11 - 7 Friday - Sunday, and this year the fair has added an extra day for Monday, Martin Luther King day, 11 - 6. (More here)

Programming information, including lectures, seminars and book-signings may be found here.

Monroe Gallery will feature numerous other renowned photographs in booth A-102. We look forward to welcoming you to our booth at Photo LA!