Wallis Annenberg has announced that the Photo Space will not be re-opening. Read her letter of appreciation on the closing of a chapter in Los Angeles.
Casual Conversations: Firooz Zahedi and Susan White
Wed, Jun 24, 2020
For the third Casual Conversation: The Vanity Fair Talks, exhibition co-curator and former VF Photography Director, Susan White speaks with Firooz Zahedi, the photographer who recreated grand glam, first as Elizabeth Taylor’s personal photographer.
Casual Conversations: Mark Seliger and Mary Alice Miller
Wed, May 27, 2020
For the second Casual Conversations: The Vanity Fair Talks, Mary Alice Miller speaks with Mark Seliger about his decades of work for the publication and the recent portfolio they worked on together of Seliger’s photographs of his native New York City under lockdown, a striking look at the city that never sleeps in a moment of rest.
Casual Conversations: Harry Benson and David Friend
Thu, May 21, 2020
On the occasion of Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling, the Annenberg Space for Photography hosts "Casual Conversations: The Vanity Fair Talks," a new series of virtual conversations between lauded Vanity Fair photographers and some of the publications current and former editors. For the first Conversation, exhibition curator and Vanity Fair Director of Special Programs, David Friend speaks with his long-time friend and colleague, the esteemed Harry Benson.
Virtual Screening / Q&A – Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Thu, Apr 30, 2020
Pamela B. Green’s documentary, Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché – narrated by Jodie Foster – is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation. Immediately after this virtual screening, director Green and author Joan Simon, whose book inspired the film, will answer questions from the audience.
Generation Wealth: What Really Matters?
Tue, Apr 28, 2020
A timely virtual lecture and ensuing conversation that addresses the values, morals, and behavior of Generation Wealth, the culture of addiction, and what we can learn from this moment upon us.
#ZINESonZOOM: In Partnership with Art Life Practice
Sat, Apr 25, 2020
Second session due to popular demand! #ZINESonZOOM traces the history of zines from the 1930s to the present and make your own zine using a variety of printed materials gathered from around your home. As Printed Matter’s 2020 LA Art Book Fair took place virtually this year, the Photo Space in partnership with Art Life Practice also transforms its Zine-Making Workshop into a virtual all-ages activity from the comforts of home!
#ZINESonZOOM: In Partnership with Art Life Practice
Sat, Apr 18, 2020
#ZINESonZOOM traces the history of zines from the 1930s to the present and make your own zine using a variety of printed materials gathered from around your home. As Printed Matter’s 2020 LA Art Book Fair took place virtually this year, the Photo Space in partnership with Art Life Practice also transforms its Zine-Making Workshop into a virtual all-ages activity from the comforts of home!
Hollywood Calling Music Video Night Featuring Quinn Wilson
Sat, Feb 29, 2020
Feature film directors and actors take center stage in Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling, but visual storytelling can be powerful and brief, even at three minutes.
Film Screening: Selma
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
In celebration of Black History Month, the Annenberg Space for Photography will screen Ava DuVernay’s historical drama, Selma.
Oscars Viewing Party
Sun, Feb 9, 2020
Come celebrate the opening weekend of Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling with a special Oscars Viewing Party, hosted by the Annenberg Space for Photography!
Exploring Mindful Living Through Public Art
Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Across the world today, nearly 450 million people are afflicted by issues of anxiety, depression, and co-occurring disorders, yet two thirds of those individuals challenged with these mental illnesses never seek treatment.
Photography: In and Out of Prison + 16 Bars Screening
Thu, Dec 5, 2019
Writer and educator Pete Brook will moderate a discussion with photographer Raymond Thompson Jr. and visual artist Nigel Poor about the history and future of prison photography. The panel will be followed by a special screening of the film 16 Bars.
Screening – Pink Floyd: The Wall
Sat, Nov 30, 2019
Join us as we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this landmark rock opera release – to the day – with this screening of the feature film written by the band’s co-founder and bassist Roger Waters.
The Evolution of Street Art in LA
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
Muralist and Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) co-founder Judy Baca will present on the transformation of L.A.’s storied mural and graffiti art scenes.
CONVIVENCIA: ART MAKING AT THE U.S. – MEXICO BORDER
Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Architect Ronald Rael will engage in a presentation and discussion with artist Tanya Aguiñiga, exploring how making art at the southern border creates moments of cultural interaction, exchange, and communication between communities on both sides of the divide.
Wed, Oct 23, 2019
Seeing beyond the visible, exploring ideas of myth, and examining the ways identity, racial memory, and lost history intersect at two separate Southern frontiers in America – in North Carolina and at the U.S.-Mexico border – will be the topic of this unique panel discussion.
America’s Invisible Walls
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
On April 11, 1968 – when the Fair Housing Act was ratified – the policy was aimed to undo the damage of housing discrimination created by the Home Owners Land Cooperation.
In Between Walls and Peace
Sat, Oct 5, 2019
What does conflict look like 50 years after it starts? How are generations of a community transformed by the physicality of walls, especially those intended to bring peace, but instead – in the case of Northern Ireland – both trigger and reinforce the Troubles?
Sneak Preview: Going Behind W|ALLS
Fri, Oct 4, 2019
“The only way to tell a story about genuine moments is to walk the journey with people; to establish trust that you are there not to merely take pictures but to give an understanding of their situation to others,” says the four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Carol Guzy.
In Conversation: Barron Claiborne and Rob Marriott
Sat, Aug 17, 2019
Help us send-off CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip-Hop with this closing weekend discussion between photographer Barron Claiborne and author, editor, producer, and DJ Rob Marriott.