Bob Gomel: Eyewitness - Opening Reception March 7, 6:30 - 9:00 pm.

FotoFest Participating Space

Bob Gomel: Eyewitness

The triumphs and tragedies of the 1960s provided photographer Bob Gomel extraordinary opportunities to help advance American photojournalism. As the images in Eyewitness demonstrate, when history was made, Gomel often was there, making iconic and innovative images of world leaders and events, athletes and entertainers, and great moments in contemporary history — including President John F. Kennedy, the Beatles, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, and Marilyn Monroe.

This exhibition, presented by Alta Arts and sponsored by the Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin, and in conjunction with the 2024 Fotofest Biennial, serves as a retrospective of Gomel’s work and includes photographs from his personal collection that are featured for the first time in a public showing.

Multi-Zen-Sery open from 11 am to 8 pm. Closing reception on Saturday, August 5 from 5 to 8 pm.

July 22 through August 5, 2023

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Upcoming Events

05Mar2024

Concert Truck returns to Alta Arts

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Studio Space
07Mar2024

Bob Gomel: Eyewitness opening reception

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Studio Space
08Mar2024

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11:00 am - 3:00 pm / Studio Space
09Mar2024

Eyewitness Gallery Saturday Hours

11:00 am - 3:00 pm / Studio Space
03Apr2024

Artist Talk and Film Screening

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Studio Space
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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm / Studio Space
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Concert Truck returns to Alta Arts

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Studio Space
07Mar2024
Exhibition Opening Reception

Bob Gomel: Eyewitness opening reception

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Studio Space

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