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Picturing Disaster: The 1906 Earthquake (lecture)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

A Free Tuesday Program.

In the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and fire, many photographers both amateur and professional took to the streets and documented the unimaginable damage. Keller presents an overview of the resulting images and considers the social and aesthetic choices photographers made in representing disaster. The program concludes with a selection of early films of San Francisco made shortly after the earthquake.

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Tuesday, Feb 7, from 12 noon to 1 pm

Location: 151 Third Street (between Mission & Howard St) San Francisco, CA 94103

Visit www.sfmoma.org for more details.


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Phyllis Wattis Theater


Exhibits and discusses photographs made following the 1906 earthquake andf fires.


General public. Free Tuesday Program (free admission).


Sandra Farish Sloan, (415) 357-4174

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