Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty features work from all stages of Penn’s career—street scenes from the late 1930s, photographs of the American South from the early 1940s, celebrity portraits,...
MOPA is a center for visual learning, passionately dedicated to sharing and exploring the universal language of photography. MOPA is one of the world's premier institutions dedicated to photography and film. Encounter images that will inform and inspire you - from masterworks to emerging talent, portraits to photojournalism. Visit MOPA and shift your perspective.
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Photography is a dynamic medium, placing the lens into the palm of our hands and allowing images to be instantly captured and shared. As photography continues to evolve, so will MOPA. From new technologies to innovative arts education, we invite you to visit, explore and engage with us.
Since 2006, MOPA has held an annual juried exhibition showcasing the photographic talents of youth in San Diego and Tijuana. Every year, students are encouraged to submit work that responds visually...
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