In association with MOPLA (Month of Photography- Los Angeles) the Frank Pictures Gallery presents

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

African Passion: Painted Bodies and Beyond

 

Dinka Men in Beaded Corsets, South SudanPrivate Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 5:30 – 7 PM

PARTICIPATING GALLERY FOR THE OPENING NIGHT OF MOPLA

MOPLA RECEPTION TO FOLLOW AT THE GALLERY 7 – 11 PM

April 6 – 30, 2013

Frank Pictures Gallery
Bergamot Station A–5, 2525 Michigan Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90404

Tuesday to Saturday 11:30am – 6:30pm, or by appointment

310.828.0211

 

Frank Pictures Gallery proudly presents “African Passion: Painted Bodies and Beyond” featuring the work of internationally renowned photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher. These photographs are a selection from their Annenberg Space for Photography exhibit “No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World”.

 

Beckwith and Fisher have done more than anyone to awaken the world’s appreciation of everything African from adornment to the rapidly vanishing ceremonies. The exhibition spans their three-decade relationship with the African continent across 270,000 miles and through remote corners of 40 countries in exploration of more than 150 African cultures. The Beckwith-Fisher images are the result of a long, enduring and deeply respectful relationship with African tribal people.

 

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