Over 150 Years of Architectural Photography in upcoming Getty exhibition
The long historical relationship between architecture and photography comes to focus once again in the Getty Center's "In Focus: Architecture" exhibition beginning Oct. 15 until March 2, 2014.
Curated by Amanda Maddox, assistant curator of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, "In Focus: Architecture" will look into the beginnings of architectural photography when 19th-century photographers documented historical sites and structures. As the cityscape modernized in the 20th century, so did architectural photography as inventive uses of the medium emerged -- and continue to do so in contemporary times.
The upcoming exhibition will showcase more than 20 works from the Getty's permanent collection including recently acquired photos from Andreas Feininger, Ryuji Miyamoto, and Peter Wegner.
Other additions to the exhibit are an accompanying book, "Architecture in Photographs," with an essay by Gordon Baldwin and a lecture by Dietrich Neumann, Royce Family Professor of History o...