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The Museum of Photographic Arts

Public Institution
The Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
USA
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tel +1 619 238 7559
fax +1 619 238 8777
www.mopa.org
 
Opening hours:
Mo, Tu, We, Fr, Sa, Su  10:00-17:00
Th  10:00-21:00

to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Henri Cartier-Bresson  208
Edward Steichen  301
André Kertész  324
Edward Burtynsky  384
Alexander Rodchenko  412



to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Ansel Adams  429 4
Lou Stoumen  39071 3
James Fee  26185 3



to top Institution's artists also shown at:
Institution
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 123 46
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 108 56
  The Art Institute of Chicago, USA 76 40
  Fraenkel Gallery, USA 55 21
  Henry Art Gallery, USA 34 32



 
 Public exhibitions   2
08.02. - 11.05. (still more than 3 weeks)
  Solo showLynn G. Fayman: A Colorful Life

01.02. - 18.05. (still more than 4 weeks)
  Group showPrix Pictet: Power
 
Profile
Foundation year: 1983
 
 Artists
Berenice Abbott  1898-1991, US
Ansel Adams  1902-1984, US
Max Alpert  1899-1980, RU
Manuel Álvarez-Bravo  1902-2002, MX
Eugène Atget  1857-1927, FR
Lázaro Blanco  1938-2011, MX
Margaret Bourke-White  1904-1971, US
Samuel Bourne  1834-1912, UK
Mathew Brady  1823-1896, US
Horace Bristol  1908-1997, US
Wynn Bullock  1902-1975, US
Edward Burtynsky  1955, CA
Harry Callahan  1912-1999, US
Julia Margaret Cameron  1815-1879, UK
Henri Cartier-Bresson  1908-2004, FR
Larry Clark  1943, US
Alvin Langdon Coburn  1882-1966, US
Eileen Cowin  1947, US
Mario Cravo Neto  1947, BR
Roy DeCarava  1919-2009, US
Harold Edgerton  1903-1990, US
Peter Henry Emerson  1856-1936, CU
Ruud van Empel  1958, NL
James Fee  1949-2006, US
Russell Fee  
David Fokos  1960, US
Francis Frith  1822-1898, UK
Flor Garduño  1957, MX
Judith Golden  
Jeremiah Gurney  1812-1886, US
Tim Handfield  
John Heartfield  1891-1968, DE
Robert Heinecken  1931-2006, US
Germán Herrera  
John Herschel  1792-1871, UK
Hill & Adamson  UK
Lewis Hine  1874-1940, US
Birney Imes  1951, US
Graciela Iturbide  1942, MX
Kenro Izu  1949, JP
Len Jenshel  1949, US
André Kertész  1894-1985, HU
Mark Klett  1952, US
Alberto Korda  1928-2001, CU
Dorothea Lange  1895-1965, US
Danny Lyon  1942, US
Sally Mann  1951, US
Susan Meiselas  1948, US
Joel Meyerowitz  1938, US
Duane Michals  1932, US
Lisette Model  1906-1983, AT
Andrea Modica  1960, US
Charles Moore  1931-2010, US
Abelardo Morell  1948, CU
Joan Myers  
James Nachtwey  1948, US
Patrick Nagatani  1945, US
Arnold Newman  1918-2006, US
Irving Penn  1917-2009, US
Ivan Pinkava  1961, CZ
Miguel Rio Branco  1946, ES
Alexander Rodchenko  1891-1956, RU
Arthur Rothstein  1915-1985, US
Sebastião Salgado  1944, BR
August Sander  1876-1964, DE
Rafael Serrano  1977, VE
Ivan Shagin  1904-1982, RU
Ben Shahn  1898-1969, US
Aaron Siskind  1903-1991, US
W. Eugene Smith  1918-1978, US
Edward Steichen  1879-1973, US
Alfred Stieglitz  1864-1946, US
Lou Stoumen  1917-1991, US
Paul Strand  1890-1976, US
Madoka Takagi  1956
John Thomson  1837-1921, UK
Richard Throssel  
Carleton Watkins  1829-1916, US
Alex Webb  1952, US
Weegee  1899-1968, US
Edward Weston  1886-1958, US
Clarence Hudson White  1871-1925, US
Garry Winogrand  1928-1984, US
Yosuke Yamahata  1917-1966, JP
Mariana Yampolsky  1925-2002, US
Max Yavno  1911-1985, US
Georgi Zelma  1906-1984
 
 Previous Exhibitions   76
2013
  Solo showKevin Cooley: Elements
  Group showStaking Claim: A California Invitational
  Solo showunseen
  Group show30x: Three Decades

2012
  Solo showRuud van Empel: Strange Beauty
  Group showPhoto|Synthesis
  Solo showThe Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith In Nyc, 1957-1965
  Group showEyes of a Nation: A Century of American Photography
  Solo showUnusual Suspects: Paintings and Photographs by Holly Roberts

2011
  Group showSee/Saw: Annual Youth Exhibition
  Group showInfinite Balance: Artists and the Environment
  Group showFace to Face: Works from the Bank of America Collection
  Group showInside Out: Portraits from the Permanent Collection
  Group showStreetwise: Masters of 60's Photography
  Group showImagine That!

2010
  Group showNew Realities: Jerry Uelsmann + Maggie Taylor
  Group showTaking Aim
  Group showSTATE OF MIND - A California Invitational
  Group showSeeing Beauty
  Group showIn Light: Selections from the Permanent Collection

2009
  Solo showBeloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh
  Group showPicturing the Process: The Photograph as Witness
  Solo showAnsel Adams: A Life’s Work
Description Solo showJo Whaley: Theater of Insects
  Solo showConsidering Edward Curtis: Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection
  Solo showCelebrating Lou Stoumen
  Solo showEdward Steichen: The Early Years
  Solo showLou Stoumen: The Naked Truth
  Group showLou Stoumen Award Winners: The Legacy

2008
  Solo showNancy Newhall: A Literacy of Images
  Solo showHumanitas: Images of India by Fredric Roberts
  Solo showFlesh: The Portraiture of Gary Schneider
  Group showPicturing the Process: Portraiture Through the Lens

2007
  Group showPicturing Eden
  Solo showPublic Privacy: Wendy Richmond´s Surreptitious Cellphone
  Solo showHarry Callahan - The Photographer at Work
  Solo showDidier Ben Loulou
  Solo showNature & Spirit - The Photographs of Ansel Adams
  Solo showArthur Lavine - Peripatetic Pleasures & Meditations
  Group showTell Me A Story: Narrative Photography Now
  Solo showDon Bartletti - The Roads Most Traveled: Photographs of Migration -

2006
  Solo showMexico: The Revolution and Beyond—Photographs by Agustín Victor Casasola, 1900 – 1940
  Solo showJames Fee - Recent Photographs
  Group showToday's Pioneers - Women Photojournalists in Iraq and Afghanistan
  Group showShooting in 35 - The First 35mm Photographs
  Group showBreaking the Frame - Pioneering Women in Photojournalism
  Solo showJohn Gutmann's Century
  Solo showMike Smith - You're Not from Around Here
  Solo showEye to Eye - Photographs by Graham Nash

2005
  Solo showLalla Essaydi - Converging Territories
  Solo showGraham Flint - American Landscapes at 1000 Megapixels
  Solo showSteve McCurry - Photographs of Asia
  Solo showManufactured Landscapes - The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky
  Solo showAndrea Modica - Treadwell/Fountain

2004
  Solo showJeff Bridges Pictures
  Solo showAndreas Feininger - Man on the Street
  Solo showMariana Yampolsky's Mexico
  Solo showDavid Fokos - Borrowed Time
  Solo showRobert Parke Harrison - The Architect's Brother
  Solo showStephen Berkman: Cold Mountain and Other Journeys

2003
  Solo showAmerican Noir: The Photographs of James Fee
  Group showVisions of Peru: The Photographs of Martin Chambi, Mario Algaze & Javier Silva Meinel
  Solo showFrida Kahlo: Portraits of an Icon
  Solo showFirst Photographs - William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography
  Solo showEdward Curtis - The Shadow Catcher
  Solo showAmerican Noir - The Photographs of James Fee
  Solo showAlexander Rodchenko: Modern Photography, Photomontage and Film

2002
  Solo showJames Nachtwey - Testimony
  Solo showBohnchang Koo - Fragile Tremors from the White and Pencil of Nature Series
  Solo showLouis Faurer - Retrospective
  Solo showTracings of Light - Sir John Herschel and the Camera Lucida
  Solo showNagasaki Journey - The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata, August 10, 1945
  Solo showTerra phantasma - the photographs of ray carofano
  Solo showThe Photography of Alfred Stieglitz
  Group showOfficial Ansel Adams and Manuel Bravo: 100th Birthday Celebration

2001
  Solo showBill Brandt - A Retrospective
 
Last update: 24 March 2014
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