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'Aaron Siskind Mid-Century Modern'

Aaron Siskind's "Chicago 56 (1960)"
  • Museums
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'Aaron Siskind Mid-Century Modern'

Every week through Feb 12, 2022.
Thursday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Museum of Photographic Arts
Free

The Museum of Photographic Arts' new exhibition of the late American photographer Aaron Siskind's work focuses on the period in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Siskind's photography is abstract and softly obscured, and this particular period marks when he turned to paintings for inspiration — and painters as contemporaries. While in some ways it marked a rift in his relationship with the photography scene, this shift (and Siskind's work and success) helped elevate the photograph's place in the larger visual art world.

Details: On view Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 through Feb 13, 2022. Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. MOPA, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Pay what you wish.
—Julia Dixon Evans, KPBS

From the museum:
"Aaron Siskind: Mid Century Modern" focuses on photographs made by Siskind during the late 1940s and 1950s while he was interacting with the major figures of mid-twentieth century painting.

The exhibition runs: Oct. 2, 2021 - Feb. 13, 2022 Admission = Pay What You Wish

Visit MOPA.org or call 619.238.7559

Located within Balboa Park at 1649 El Prado in San Diego.

Museum of Photographic Arts

1649 El Prado
San Diego, California 92101
619-238-7559
info@mopa.org