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Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, United States

Tuesday 16 Jun 2009
 

Shadow and light

 
Annenberg Space for Photography by AECOM in Los Angeles, United States
AECOM; Photo: Tim Street-Porter 
 
Annenberg Space for Photography by AECOM in Los Angeles, United States Annenberg Space for Photography by AECOM in Los Angeles, United States Annenberg Space for Photography by AECOM in Los Angeles, United States
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AECOM creates a new gallery showcasing digital and print photography 

The new Annenberg Space for Photography opened its doors this past spring with the inaugural exhibit "L8S ANG3LES," featuring images from eight LA-based photographers (including John Baldessari, Catherine Opie, Douglas Kirkland and Julius Shulman).

AECOM's interior designers worked with the philanthropic Annenberg Foundation to create an environment dedicated solely to photography - the space is the first of its kind in Los Angeles.

The design is influenced by the lexicon of 'photography: the camera, shadow and light, perspective'. The main gallery, a circular space recalling the camera lens, features seamless 7' x 14' glass screens and ultra high-definition imaging systems that show work in 4K resolution which exceeds the level offered by Blu-Ray. A movable modular system was also designed to expand the digital capacity of the main gallery space on an as-needed basis. A workshop area, reading room and full, professional kitchen are unique elements of the program that fulfill the Annenberg Foundation's goal of providing a comfortable space for the community to gather to learn and collaborate.

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