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Light Works: A Century of Photography opens in the Las Cruces Museum of Art

Light Works: A Century of Photography, opens with a reception during the Downtown Ramble on Friday, August 3, 5pm-8pm in the Las Cruces Museum of Art. All works on view are drawn from the collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan, which also organized this exhibition. The exhibition will continue through Saturday, October 27, 2018.


Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936, gelatin silver print.

Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Gift of the Photo Guild

From Eadweard Muybridge’s 19th-century photographic studies of animal locomotion to Richard Misrach’s contemporary chromogenic prints, this exhibition spans the history of photography. Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Curtis, Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon and many other celebrated photographers will be included in this exhibition drawn from the KIA collection.

The museum is located at 491 N. Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm and Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm. For additional information, visit the website at: or call 575-541-2137.

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