Press Room Search

Current Press Releases
Archived Press Releases




News Home Current Press Releases

Close to Home: An American Album

Press Kit
Close to Home: An American Album

West Pavilion, Plaza Level
Close to Home: An American Album is devoted to American family photographs that chronicle the events of everyday life. Many of these snapshots were separated from their owners and rediscovered by artists, writers, collectors, and museum curators. Close to Home also features family portraits by well-known photographers such as Dorothea Lange and Edward Weston. The accompanying online photo album showcases visitors' own snapshots, offering the public a unique opportunity to be a part of the exhibition.


Contact

Press Materials
HTMLPDF

Exhibition Celebrates the American Photo Album, with Family Snapshots Gathered From Around the Country

HTMLPDF

The Snapshot as Art?—The Getty Invites Public to Submit Personal Photographs to a Special Online Album

HTMLPDF

Related Events

HTMLPDF

"The Snapshot as Social Memory" (an essay by Weston Naef, curator of photographs, The J. Paul Getty Museum)

HTMLPDF

Enjoying and Caring for your Photographs

HTMLPDF

Object List

Image Bank


To request a press kit or images by e-mail, please contact jgiurini@earthlink.net. In your message, please indicate which image(s) you are requesting by number.

#1

#2

#3

Jerry Cox, Kansas City, Kansas
Portrait of a Young Girl, about 1855
The Hull Family, Port Byron

#4

#5

#6

Rosalie Julian and Connie Markoff, Brookline, Massachusetts
Ann Schiavo, Miami Beach, Florida
John Dixon, daughter Lisa; sons Gregor and Andrew, Berkeley, California / Third Born, 1958

#7

#8

#9

Rosalie Julian and Connie Markoff, Brookline, Massachusetts
Four Young Girls, about 1907
Scott Bean, Near Fairlee, Vermont

#10

   
Beverly Gill, Hamilton, Massachusetts