The Art of Photography Show

The Art of Photography Show Presents

An Evening with Jim McHugh

"Fine Art Photography and Working in the Commercial World"

This will be a "must see" presentation for photographers, collectors and architects.

When: Thursday, October 1st at 6:00 pm, concluding by 7:30 pm

Where: Lyceum Theatre Gallery, in Horton Plaza, the Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego.

Cost: Free

Jim McHugh is on the masthead of Architectural Digest, for whom he has photographed celebrity covers, including the homes of Candice Bergen, Tina Turner, Kelsey Grammer and Claudia Schiffer. Jim is one of the original contributing photographers for People Magazine, photographing and traveling with everyone from Clint Eastwood to Ronald Regan.

This Thursday evening McHugh will show his work as well as a talk about transitioning back and forth between fine art and assignment photography. McHugh uses handheld Speed Graflex 4x5 cameras that are 50 years old and the latest digital capturing systems. His prints are selling very successfully and he personally does his own printing. He is cited in Color, the collector’s magazine, as one of the few photographers in America who have been able to straddle both technologies to create an entirely unique photographic vision.

McHugh’s 4x5 Polaroid images of the vanishing urban landscape of Los Angeles are exhibited widely and are included in many prestigious collections. His show LA Skies is presently on display in Paris and will be part of the FIAC festival there in October. As a personal project he has photographed leading painters and sculptors in their studios and is presently working on a book with English artist David Hockney. These artist’s portraits have become the subject of books and numerous exhibits in America and abroad.

Exhibition Website:

Parking: Park at the Horton Plaza parking structure and receive a 6 hour validation.

Directions to the Lyceum Theatre Gallery:
The Lyceum Theatre Gallery is open (free) seven days a week.
Gallery hours: Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;  Weekends: Noon to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the event Producer: Steven Churchill
Phone: 858-793-0900

The images at the top of this page are shown here courtesy of Jim McHugh.