From: Harold Adler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001
Subject: "The Whole World's Watching": The 60's and 70's
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THE WHOLE WORLD'S WATCHING:
Peace and Social Justice Movements of the 1960s And 1970s.
An exhibition of documentary photography at the Berkeley Art Center
The Whole World's Watching is an extraordinary exhibition which examines
the rich history of the social movements of the1960s and 1970s through
documentary photography. With a focus on Northern California where many of
these activities were born, distinguished photographers illuminate the rise
of the Black Panthers, the Free-Speech and Anti-war Movements, feminism,
disability rights, environmental activism, the struggle for gay rights and
the cultural milieu which formed and informed them.
The exhibition presents 100 images taken during these turbulent times by
noted photographers including: Harold Adler, George Elfie Ballis, Richard
Bermack, Kathryn Biglow, Jeffrey Blankfort, Nacio Jan Brown, Cathy Cade,
Jim Dong, Bob Fitch, Paul Fusco, Howard Harawitz, Ilka Hartmann, Paul
Herzoff, Robert Hsiang, Chris Huie, John Jekabson, Larry Keenan, Ken Light,
Richard Misrach, Helen Nestor, John Pearson, Howard Petrick, Ronald J.
Riesterer, Harvey Wilson Richards, Richard Sammons, Stephen Shames, Ted
Streshinsky, Michelle Vignes and Douglas Wachter.
A 160-page catalog with text by noted scholars and activists accompanies
the exhibition. They include Leon F. Litwack, Charles Wollenberg, Clayborne
Carson, William M. Mandel, Jeffrey Lustig, Clark Smith, Alice Sachs
Hamburg, Ruth Rosen, Joshua Bloom, Judy Grahn, Donna Amador, Richard
Garcia, Edward Castillo, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Wendy Marian Schlesinger,
HolLynn D'Lil, Chris Clarke, Peter Coyote and Marshall Krause.
Opening at the Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut Street in Live Oak Park,
Berkeley, California, September 16, 2001, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m.
The exhibition runs through December 16, and admission is free.
Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
The Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday November 22-25.
A number of special events and public programs will take place throughout
the exhibition's run.
The exhibition has been funded by the California Council for the Humanities
and the National Endowment for the Arts.
"THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING brings the Sixties and Seventies alive in a
remarkable set of photos and essays. The photos are strikingly dramatic and
will recall to those who lived in those years the emotion, the anger, the
joy of participating in the great social movements of our time. The essays
are short, pungent, and wide-ranging as they recall the richness, the
cameraderie of those historic struggles for peace and justice."
-Howard Zinn, historian and author of A People's History of the United States
"These photos and narrative capture the spirit of the sixties. The spirit
- David Hilliard, Chief of Staff, Black Panther Party
"The photos and text brings forth love and inspiration to my heart and
eyes, and inspire not only myself to continued work, but, I hope, younger
generations to come."
-Winona LaDuke, Native American activist & Green Party candidate for U.S.
Vice President, 2000
Berkeley Art Center
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
For more Information contact:
Cathy Sprent: (510) 644-6893
Sally Douglas Arce: (510) 525-9552
To view sample photos, CLICK HERE <http://www.thinkcalifornia.net/WWW/>
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