Holiday Weekend Celebration for Lauri Gaffin's photography exhibition: HOLD STILL

  • LOS ANGELES, California
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  • June 29, 2011

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MOTEL, 2008, 16" x 24" chromogenic archival print
Larui Gaffin
VIA DI RIPETTA, 2006, 16" x 24" chromogenic archival print
Lauri Gaffin

Harris & Ruble ART invites you to join us for a Holiday Weekend Celebration for HOLD STILL by Lauri Gaffin. These photographs display her a whimsical sense of humor and an irresistible attraction to beauty. Please stop in to view her work and enjoy a star-spangled refreshment.

Holiday Weekend Hours: July 2 and 3rd from 1-6 pm.

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”

----Dorothea Lange

Lauri Gaffin’s discerning eye is clearly visible in her exceptional  photographs. She captures images of people, of nature or even the artificiality of a movie set with only natural light and in full frame, rarely altering her intuition about the shuttered moment.  Hence, her photographs record her subjects as they really exist yet each one is infused with her subtle and poetic point of view.  Her photographs speak with a pictorial eloquence that communicates her whimsical sense of humor and her irresistible attraction to beauty.

LA POSTA VECCHIA, 2006, 16" X 24" chromogenic archival print
Lauri Gaffin

 Lauri has exhibited her work in numerous exhibitions since graduating from UCLA in 1975 with a B. A. in Photography. While at UCLA, Lauri studied primarily with Robert Heineken, Peter Goulds, Rita Yokoi and filmmaker Shirley Clarke. Lauri went on to received a M.F.A. from California Institute of Fine Arts in 1977  studying primarily with conceptual artist John Baldessari .  There, she also had the opportunity to learn from Laurie Anderson, John Mandel and Michael Kelly and Doug Huebler. In addition to her photography, Lauri Gaffin is a noted Set Decorator for film. Her inimitable photographs have appeared in such well known films as: Fargo, The Pursuit of Happyness,  Six Days Seven Nights,  The Ring II, Charlie’s Angel’s I & II, Ironman I & II and Thor.


Marcella Ruble
Harris & Ruble ART

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The Harris & Ruble Gallery is Hollywood’s newest showcase for fine art and photography. Located in a historic 1937 Art Deco building,Harris & Ruble•ART reflects the eclecticism and avocation of its proprietors, Marcella Ruble and Alan Harris.

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