David Maisel

David Maisel's fascination for forgotten objects led him to photograph the Getty Museum's artifact x-ray archive. The ephemeral beauty of the images he produced, question our ideas about history, record, and art.

Edward Burtynsky

TED Prize winner and photographer Edward Burtynsky has been capturing man’s effect on the earth since he began studying photography. Manufactured Landcapes by filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal takes us through his process.

Larry Sultan

Internationally recognized, exhibited and collected photographer, Larry Sultan, is inspired by the place where he was born and raised: California. His 2004 exhibition, Larry Sultan: The Valley, offered window into a hidden but pervasive industry in California: Porn.

Pirkle Jones

In 1956, photographers Pirkle Jones and Dorothea Lange tracked the disappearance of the town of Monticello, California in a series of images called Death of a Valley. Jones shares his memories.

Ryan McGinley

At age 24, artist Ryan McGinley was the youngest artist to have a solo show at The Whitney Museum of American Art. Spring and By Summer Fall is the exhibition explored here.

Robert Frank

The Americans, a seminal photography book by Swiss born Robert Frank, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its publication. SF MoMA curator Corey Keller walks us through the exhibition.

Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon was one of the most influential photographers of the 20th Century. His stylistic approach, his subjects and vision have influenced numerous artists that followed in his footsteps.