Curator's Workshop: Brett Weston with Rory Padeken

Brett Weston, Abstraction, Cactus Detail, Baja California, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 7 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches. San José Museum of Art. Gift from the Christian Keesee Collection.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
4–5pm PDT
SJMA Members Exclusive

You are cordially invited to SJMA's Curator's Workshop: an intimate series of virtual events just for members.

Please join SJMA's curator Rory Padeken as he shares the upcoming exhibition Brett Weston. Recognized for his bold, abstract compositions of Western American landscapes and natural forms, and for his daring printing style, Brett Weston was a leading photographer of the early twentieth century. Weston's chosen subjects included twisted branches, tangled kelp, rock formations, cracked mud, and knotted roots.

Brett Weston will feature fifty photographs drawn exclusively from the permanent collection of the San José Museum of Art and span approximately 40 years from the 1930s through the 1970s.

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