Into the Light

ART

Founded in 1952 by Ansel Adams, Minor White, Dorothea Lange and other significant image-takers of the time, Aperture magazine has been described by industry professionals as "the most serious and the most valuable periodical in the photographic world" and "a permanent testimonial to the great photographers of our time." This weekend, the Museum of Fine Art debuts Photography Past/Forward: Aperture at 50, celebrating the magazine's longevity with 156 images culled from every period of its history. The pictures address everything from social and political issues to sexuality, spirituality and nature. Accompanying the exhibit is a selection of works from the museum's own collection, Photography Before Aperture, 1900-1952, which features photos by Paul Strand, Edward Weston and Margaret Bourke-White, to name a few. Through April 30, 255 Beach Drive N.E., St. Petersburg, $8 adults/$7 seniors/$4 students (free admission for kdis 6 and younger), 727-896-2667, www,fine-arts.org.

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]