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Photo Happenings in LA next weekend

I will be participating in two exhibitions….

Dirty | Pretty
Thirteen Los Angeles Photographers

March 21st – May 22nd, 2009
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 5-8 pm

The Julia Dean Gallery
801 Ocean Front Walk, Studio 8
Venice, California 90291

Dirty | Pretty, an exhibition of photography by thirteen Los Angeles photographers opens at the Julia Dean Gallery on March 21st and runs through May 22nd. The photographers were challenged to explore the idea of beauty and filth in a city obsessed with those concepts.

Artists: Eric Bickford, Maura Brennan, Phil Condit, Marian Crostic, Sylvia Denlinger, Erich Hoeber, Robby Larson, Pieter Lessing, Liv Naesheim, Angela Palmieri, Shelby Ring, Aline Smithson, Lee Tonks.

“In connection with the Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation’s year-long celebration of the Centennial of the Santa Monica Pier, the Los Angeles League of Photographers (LALOP) will share their photographic vision of the Pier with an exhibition opening Friday, March 20, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the historic Carousel. Also, on hand will be Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation’s community venue liaison and pier historian, James Harris, signing copies of his new book entitled Santa Monica: A Century on the Last Great Pleasure Pier”.

Free Carousel rides will be available during the opening of LALOP AT THE PIER. The exhibit will continue until April 18th during Carousel operating hours which are Monday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

LALOP AT THE PIER is curated by Cindy Bendat, Sara Jane Boyers, and Martin Cox with the participation of the following photographers: Deborah Arlook, Cindy Bendat, Devadatta Best, Sara Jane Boyers, Larry Brownstein, Martin Cox, Margery Epstein, Helen K. Garber, Barbara Gluck, Mathieu Grandjean, Ken Haber, Mark Indig, Bianca le Mouël, Douglas McCulloh, Ann Mitchell, Don Schwartz, Aline Smithson, and Angela Spieles.”

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