My Eyes Were Fresh: The Life and Photographs of John Gutmann

October 21, 2005 to November 17, 2005
October 21-November 17, 2005

In 1933, John Gutmann fled the Nazi regime in Germany to start a new life in the United States, leaving behind a promising career as a painter. This filmic profile celebrates Gutmann as an artist who made an important contribution to the history of modern photography and forged a link between European modernism and the burgeoning artistic culture of San Francisco.