Member Preview Days | Moving Pictures: Karl Struss and the Rise of Hollywood

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Event Date

  • Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Event Description

Carter members and their guests have the first chance to visit Moving Pictures: Karl Struss and the Rise of Hollywood. After Karl Struss left a successful career as a photographer, he began transferring his innovative artistic approaches and techniques to the world of moving pictures. The exhibition tells the story of how a fine-art photographer became one of the most influential cinematographers in Hollywood through behind-the-scenes footage, glamorous film stills and publicity images, and even Struss’s Oscar awarded for cinematography.

Free for members. No registration required. Bring your membership card to the Information Desk for admittance.

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Header Image Credit

Image: Karl Struss (1886-1981), [Agnes Ayres looking at mirror, "Forbidden Fruit"], 1921, Gelatin silver print, Karl Struss Collection, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P1983.23.641

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