Fred Lyon, a San Francisco native with nearly 70 years as a photographer under his belt, has put together a fascinating picture of our dear city by the bay with his newest collection, San Francisco Then. The prints therein came from a box of old negatives that he found in a filing cabinet from his early years experimenting with photography in the 1940s and 50s-- photographs that had been just gathering dust until now. Newly printed and displayed together for the first time, they offer a candid and raw rendering of San Francisco, pieced together by an artist who loves (and can tell) a good story through words and images alike. This opportunity to meet the man behind the lens and hear his take on San Francisco Then is truly one not to miss.
The Photographs of FRED LYON: SAN FRANCISCO THEN
Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 2:00pm