Spin (C-824) (detail), 2008, Marco Breuer. Chromogenic paper. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Marco Breuer

Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography or Back to the Basics?


Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Virginia Heckert, curator of photographs at the Getty Museum, speaks with photographers whose work is displayed in the exhibition Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography. They discuss their engagement with the photographic medium and investigation of its essential elements. Eschewing today's prevalent digital technologies, artists in the exhibition revel in materials and process, employing darkroom techniques that shift our understanding of photography as a medium that merely records the world.

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