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In the Sunshine of Neglect Opening

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In the Sunshine of Neglect Opening


Riverside Art Museum

Start Date/Time

1/19/2019 6:00 PM

End Date/Time

1/19/2019 9:00 PM

Type of Event

Arts and Culture


Ai Kelley,,, 951-684-7111


Please join us for the Opening Reception of In the Sunshine of Neglect, a joint exhibition held concurrently at RAM and UCR ARTS: California Museum of Photography.

The opening reception will take place at both locations. More info forthcoming.

Freedom can be found at the margins. That is the theme of a first-ever survey exhibition opening January 19, 2019. In the Sunshine of Neglect: Defining Photographs and Radical Experiments in Inland Southern California, 1950 to the Presentis a simultaneous two-part exhibition at UCR ARTS: California Museum of Photography and the Riverside Art Museum. The show presents the title’s territory on the eastern edge of the Los Angeles Basin as an experimental tabula rasa playground for photographers, where nothing was at stake, so everything was possible.

In the Sunshine of Neglect includes 194 works by 54 photographers, including Kim Abeles, Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Laurie Brown, Judy Chicago, Joe Deal, Lewis deSoto, John Divola, Christina Fernandez, Judy Fiskin, Robbert Flick, Anthony Hernandez, Sant Khalsa, Richard Misrach, Kenda North, Allan Sekula, Julie Shafer, Julius Shulman, Joel Sternfeld, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Larry Sultan, Kim Stringfellow, among others. It is curated by artist and UCR ARTS: California Museum of Photography Senior Curator Douglas McCulloh. 

The exhibition, which runs until April 28, 2019, is accompanied by a complete catalogue (274 pages, $45), published by the Inlandia Institute.  

UCR ARTS: California Museum of Photography is located at 3824 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501 and the Riverside Art Museum at 3425 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501. The exhibition sites are three-and-a-half blocks apart. 

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit

Cost: Free

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