July 5th – September 16th, 2018
Palm Springs Art Museum

One of the twentieth century’s great documentary photographers, Walker Evans is known for his photographic depictions of communities throughout the United States during the Great Depression.

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June 16th – September 16th, 2018
Palm Springs Art Museum, Clayes III Wing

In celebration of the museum’s 80th anniversary, this genre-spanning exhibition highlights recent acquisitions and gifts to the museum’s permanent collection. 

  

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May 26th – October 14th, 2018
Palm Springs Art Museum, Jorgensen Gallery
Lee Jaffe (American, born 1950) is an artist, photographer, filmmaker, musician, and producer. He first came to international prominence in the 1980s with his large-scale, multimedia historical assemblage works. This boxed portfolio of fifteen photographs demonstrates Jaffe’s access to one of the most important figures in contemporary art – Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988).
 
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May 26th – October 14th, 2018
Palm Springs Art Museum, Marks Graphics Center
Ralph Gibson (American, born 1939 in Los Angeles) first became interested in photography while serving in the United States Navy from 1956-1960. Afterwards, he was an assistant to Dorothea Lange and eventually worked under Robert Frank at Magnum Photos, where he realized photojournalism wasn’t the right fit for him.
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March 24th – November 4th, 2018
Palm Springs Art Museum, Kaplan-Ostergaard Glass Center

 

People have used depictions of the human form or parts of it, from the hand stencils found in cave paintings to the selfies of today, to tell stories, to communicate, and/or share a narrative.  Likewise, many artists working in glass have used the human form to share their individual story telling.

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March 17th – November 25th, 2018
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen
 
Journey Through The Desert – The Road Less Traveled features work by approximately 20 American photographers – beginning with an expansive presentation on the photographic archive of Stephen H. Willard who captured the spiritual and natural beauty of the desert in the early part of the 20th century. 
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