Photo Realism

Sebastião Salgado has documented the plight of people around the world for more than three decades. The Brazilian-born photographer has circumnavigated the globe, taking heart-wrenching images of everything from Brazilian coal miners to sufferers of African famine — and, recently, the few still-untouched wilderness areas on Earth.

“We have some work from Salgado’s latest project, Genesis, plus some pieces from Migrations, Workers and some of his early work,” explains Loretta Young-Gautier, associate director of Camera Obscura Gallery, 1309 Bannock Street, where 21 of Salgado’s large-scale photographs will be showcased at an opening recep-tion from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today.

Salgado’s work will show alongside eleven much smaller-scale works from turn-of-the-century documentary photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue, known for re-cording France’s whimsical Belle Epoque era.

The Salgado and Lartigue show will continue through December 31. For more information, call 303-623-4059 or visit
Nov. 14-Dec. 31, 2008

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