Three prominent Los Angeles Art Galleries, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Aziz Gallery and The Jean Deleage Art Gallery at CASA 0101 Theater, will simultaneously present three separate art exhibitions featuring the photography of two-time Emmy Award-winning cinematographer, photographer and artist John Simmons.
The three exhibits include “In Focus: Protest” at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles through Oct.10. The exhibition features images made during periods of social struggle in the United States, and highlights the myriad roles protest photographs play in shaping the understanding of American life. Reservations can be made at www.getty.edu/visit or by calling (310) 440-7300.
“Chronicles Of Our Culture” at Aziz Gallerie in Leimert Park Village continues through July 18 and features the photography of Simmons and other contemporary artists throughout the African diaspora. There will be a special artist talk and reception with John Simmons at Aziz Gallerie on Sunday, July 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Call Aziz Gallerie at (323) 815-1843 for more information or visit www.chroniclesofourculture.com and/or www.azizgallerie.com.
“Capturing Beauty: The Artwork and Photography of John Simmons” at The Jean Deleage Gallery at CASA 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights is on exhibit through Aug. 31. This exhibit features a free online virtual guided tour by Simmons of three of his multi-layered paper collage cartographies and 17 of his black and white photography images, representing a full spectrum of life, circa 1965 – 2021. Note that pieces in the exhibit are for sale.