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December 1st, 2012

Gallery Talk with Robert Flynn Johnson: Collecting Vintage Photography | 2PM

Free and open to the public

One of they Bay Area's most respected curators, Robert Flynn Johnson, will discuss the work from his personal collection featured in SLAPSTICK: Vintage Hollywood Cinema Photography and share insights on the great array of genres and nuances in collecting vintage photography.


For over thirty years Robert Flynn Johnson held the position of Curator in Charge of the Auchenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. He lectures regularly on a wide range of topics at museums and universities throughout the Unites States. Recent projects include co-curating the traveling exhibition Edgar Degas, The Private Impressionist: Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle and the publication of The Face in the Lens: Enigmatic Images by Unknown Photographers available through the University of California Press.