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02
Nov

A San Francisco Visionary

Utne Reader has named Rebecca Solnit one of its 25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World, praising Solnit for telling a different story than the one told by mainstream media in the …

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14
Oct

Book Launch: Radical Light

To celebrate the publication of Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-2000, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive present an evening of light shows, …

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30
Sep

A Narrated Tour of American Modern

Ever wonder about the back story behind Walker Evans’ iconic image of an Alabama tenant farmer’s wife? Or the camera technique Berenice Abbott used to capture such striking images of New York …

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08
Sep

thisismarktwain.com is now live!

www.thisismarktwain.com brings to life the Autobiography of Mark Twain in video slideshows, images, interviews with the editors and other Mark Twain scholars, and audio clips of excerpts from the book. The site …

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07
Sep

Filmquarterly.org is now live!

Film Quarterly has been publishing substantial, peer-reviewed writing on motion pictures since 1958, earning a reputation as the most authoritative academic film journal in the United States. Its wide array of topics, …

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09
Jul

The Journey to Running Fence

Running Fence, Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s outdoor installation in Northern California, stood for just two weeks. Though many people traveled to the isolated farmlands of 1970s Sonoma and Marin Counties to view Running …

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29
Apr

A Documentary Tradition, Continued

Social documentary photographer Ken Light was featured this week on the New York Times Lens Blog, along with a slideshow of his photographs of Appalachian coal mining towns. These photos, along with …

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