Selected Photography Venues:
Leica Gallery San Francisco
Start Date: 2017-04-05 | End Date: 2017-05-31
The Gallery at Leica Store San Francisco is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition, The Persistent Image, featuring photographs by San Francisco photographer Pamela Gentile. Photographed over a span of thirty-plus years, the exhibition will uncover an intimate portrait, made in near darkness during screenings of the San Francisco International Film Festival. Gentile, who herself carries a deep appreciation for cinema, captured the festival as the official photographer and seized that opportunity to connect and work alongside some of cinema’s most influential figures.
It was like this: a tiny cross on a hillside under a fairly sinister sky. Along with this: a barn in the distance seen through a corn field with "REPENT" painted in giant letters on the roof, big enough to be seen by a passing plane. And this: a home-made billboard that says, "Hell is Real." I know that. Well, as a metaphor, I know that. I saw these pictures made by Bill Vaccaro at a portfolio review. Actually, I think we met outside of the review room at the bar, but either way, these images (…)