Snapshots of a blighted future at David Brower Center

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The combined works of photographer Richard Misrach and landscape architect Kate Orff in The David Brower Center’s exhibition of “Petrochemical America” portray a haunting reflection on the destruction caused by industrial growth in America. Focusing on the polluted stretch of the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, the
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Latest BAM exhibit shines light on photography basics

In today’s age of point-and-shoot digital photography, it is easy to disregard the art form’s intimate reliance on light. Free from light meters, f-stops, and ISOs, few understand photography as the capture and manipulation of light, it’s fundamental form. “Sun Works,” a photography exhibit that opened at The Berkeley Art
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