Saturday, October 10, 2009

Picturing Childhood

Portraits from the Masters of Early Photography (1850–1930)
October 10 through November 18, 2009

Join Castle in the Air as we celebrate the launch of our new art gallery with an extraordinary exhibit. Picturing Childhood presents more than forty portraits of children, many of them from early photography’s undisputed masters.

This striking assemblage of works features masterpieces by Julia Margaret Cameron and Felix Nadar alongside selected
photographs by Lewis Carroll, Edweard Muybridge, Edward S. Curtis, Carl Moon, Alfred Stieglitz, Clarence White, and others. Drawn from a collection never before displayed publicly, Picturing Childhood offers visitors a rare opportunity to view and acquire these important photographs.

Lewis Carroll, Study of Xie Kitchin (1873)

Gallery open 12–6 Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday
Reception with light refreshments
Tuesday, October 20, 6–8 p.m.

Castle in the Air

1805 Fourth Street, Berkeley, Calif. 94710
(510) 204-9801,

“I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied.” —Julia Margaret Cameron

1 comment:

elemental mother said...

A beautiful choice of picture!