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‘The father of Chicanx photography’ to be celebrated in new Tucson exhibition | Arts and Theater





Photographer and teacher Louis Carlos Bernal in his office at Pima Community College in April 1980. “My images speak of the religious and family ties I have experienced as a Chicano,” Bernal said.




Nine-year-old Lisa Bernal Brethour accompanied her father, Louis Carlos Bernal, as he knocked on strangers’ doors in Douglas in the late 1970s.

They were often invited in. Bernal was quite charismatic and charming, she says.

The late photographer would emerge with captivating, revealing, deeply personal environmental portraits of everyday life in the barrio. Brethour

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Women photographers and their work celebrated in two new art exhibitions: “This is an alternate history of photography”

The contributions of women behind the lens have often been overlooked, but two new exhibitions at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and at The Metropolitan Museum of Art are hoping to change that by putting a focus on work that until now has been “underexposed.”

The work of photographer Sheila Pree Bright speaks volumes through the pictures she takes. Some of her work includes photographs taken during the Ferguson protests.

“I’m always seeking to challenging stereotypes and showing the universal commonality amongst us all,” Pree Bright told CBS News’ Dana Jacobson.

Those photographs, along with photos from 85 women

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