Stillness and Restlessness: Watkins, Muybridge, and Landscape Photography in 19th-Century California
Date: Thursday October 30, 2008, at 7 pm
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
Artist Mark Klett, who has worked extensively re-photographing 19th-century western masters, and writer and Muybridge scholar Rebecca Solnit offer their own dialogue about the complex particulars of making landscape photographs in the 19th-century far west. Complements the exhibition Dialogue among Giants: Carleton Watkins and the Rise of Photography in California.