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MOPA takes a look at 100 years of photography

Untitled #2 by Troi Anderson. Pilgrims ascend from the pilgrimage of St. John
“Untitled #12" (2016) by Troi Anderson
(Troi Anderson)

Show “draws from MOPA’s collection of almost 9,000 photographs, representing approximately 850 photographers”

The Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park takes a deep dive into the medium this month when it launches an expansive exhibit that looks at a century of photography. “The Stories They Tell: A Hundred Years of Photography” — opening next week and on display through Feb. 17 — “draws from MOPA’s collection of almost 9,000 photographs, representing approximately 850 photographers.” The exhibition will feature everything from portraits to landscapes from the 1920s to the present, showcasing work by a long roster of artists, including Brett Weston, Alexander Rodchenko, Joan Myers, Mark Klett, Robbert Flick, Graciela Iturbide and Troi Anderson, whose work, “Untitled #12,” is pictured.

Museum of Photographic Arts: “The Stories They Tell: One Hundred Years of Photography”: Oct. 12 through Feb. 17. Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Pay what you wish. (619) 238-7559. mopa.org


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