Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Pirkle Jones: Seven Decades Photographed

Date + Time

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
6:30 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Total running time: 28 min.

The passing of Pirkle Jones on March 15, 2009, marks the end of an era. His work helped to define the Bay Area's photographic traditions of elegant landscapes and biting social documentation. Pirkle Jones: Seven Decades Photographed interweaves archival footage, recent interviews, and some 150 of his photographs, highlighting his collaborations with major figures such as Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and his wife, Ruth-Marion Baruch.

Participants

Jane Reed, film director
Tim Wride, curator and author of Pirkle Jones, California Photographs
Sandra S. Phillips, senior curator of photography, SFMOMA

Admission + Ticketing

Program admission is free.