Zélika García is the Director and Founder of Zona Maco Art Fairs in Mexico City.
“If you only buy what you think you can sell then you choose the wrong thing.”Read More
Eric V. Ibarra is the Founder and Executive Director of Las Fotos Project, a non-profit, community-based photography program whose mission is to bring about positive change for teenage girls facing adversity.
“All of these pictures are about how beautiful East L.A is, how beautiful the people are, how beautiful their stories are. That's not what you typically hear from East L.A.”Read More
Tarrah Von Lintel is the owner of Von Lintel Gallery in Culver City. The gallery is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
“What I take great pride and pleasure in is to help put an artist on the map.”Read More
János Vetõ NahTe, photographer, self-taught painter, and musician, was a leading figure of non-conformist photo art in Hungary’s neo-avant-garde period (up to 1980) and the New Wave period that followed, and continues his approach today. Vető’s work is included in the exhibition Promote Tolerate Ban at the Wende Museum in Culver City.
“History happens. Without war we don’t have Goya, we don’t have the Guernica.”Read More
Eve Schillo is Assistant Curator, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
“I'm really thrilled this collection is out there, living large. As much as it's nice to have it on view in an encyclopedic museum, it was time for it to engage with the world.”Read More
Marie Harris is an assistant curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
“I think it's important to remember that they're not just pieces of history. They're not just documents of what happened, but they were active parts of making things happen. They created social change.“Read More
Curator of All Power: Visual Legacies of the Black Panther Party. "We have to be willing to be a little bit uncomfortable and that's hard to ask people to do. It’s a great privilege to curate a show or to edit a book. It’s a privilege that I occupy this space. And it’s also a responsibility."Read More
Recipient of the first PAC·LA Contemporary Artist Grant, Heffernan worked in residency at the Huntington Library, where she applied her research-based practice to a rare book in the Huntington's collection. "I hope my consideration of The Huntington's copy of Anatomy will yield insights about this book that is a representation of bodies, and also a body itself."Read More
"The collector's job is to find the photograph, preserve the photograph and be sure it lands eventually in a good place. Even though it may not be displayed all the time, photographs are preserved and live on in museums."Read More
"On the one hand we'd love to see all such boundaries disappear, and on the other hand, we're also trying to see that the different concerns, interests, and histories of particular communities are somehow reflected in the landscape, and in the museums, institutions, and newspapers that represent this city on some level."Read More
"There's always something that ties together the work being done by artists from the same generation or the same time. It’s almost a universal language that sometimes ties to specific things about their own region."Read More
"My parents had an amazingly wonderful life because of their collection and because of the people they got to know by collecting. I feel really fortunate that we got part of that and that we have been able to enjoy the same thing."Read More
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a Getty-led collaboration between arts institutions across Southern California which explores Latin American and Latino Art as it relates to Los Angeles. In addition to more than 70 museum exhibitions, many galleries are participating in the initiative. Here are a few that feature photography.Read More
"We believe that self-expression, particularly through the arts, has the potential to transform and empower young people to see greater possibilities for themselves and for their communities."Read More
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a Getty-led collaboration between arts institutions across Southern California which explores Latin American and Latinx Art as it relates to Los Angeles. Exhibitions are happening at more than 70 institutions, so we made a list of our top ten must-sees.Read More
Michael Dawson is a private dealer and appraiser specializing in rare books and fine art photography, including historical photographs of California and the Southwest. Michael has written widely on photography and has owned and operated his own gallery as well as the celebrated Dawson's Books Shop in Los Angeles–a business established by his grandfather in 1905. He is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, and the Association of International Photography Art Dealers.Read More