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3D Center of Art & Photography Show Date Changes

By March 29, 2009Newswires

EDIT-3D Center of Art & Photography Show Date Changes

In the STEREO THEATRE: May 7th – May 31st, 2009 (new dates)
"The City Quakes: The San Francisco Earthquakes of 1906 & 1989” by Robert Bloomberg

The San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 was the worst national disaster in American history and the first to spark a world-wide media frenzy. Stereo card companies produced scores of 3D cards which brought the devastation into living rooms around the globe. This show includes photos never before seen in 3D, as well as dramatic images of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

In the STEREO THEATRE: Continuing through May 3rd, 2009 (held over)
“Unseen Ellis Island” by Sheldon Aronowitz and Gary Schacker
Unknown to most is that the activities of Ellis Island were documented in 3D and printed as a collection of stereocards.
“Unseen Ellis Island” combines these rare images with a new series of 3D photographs by Sheldon Aronowitz and Gary Schacker who, after years of red tape, were allowed access to Islands 2 & 3 which have never been restored.

Image from "Unseen Ellis Island" Exhibit

Continuing in the Gallery through May 3rd
"History of the Stereo Card" organized by the 3D Center

This modest exhibition presents an almost random sample of a few interesting images that became available to its organizers and includes large anaglyph photographic prints scanned from stereo cards by Shab Levy. “History of the Stereo Card” is being mounted in conjunction with an exhibition on the history of 3D which is being produced by the 3D Center at the Oregon History Museum “1 Brain + 2 Eyes = 3D” runs March 12th through September 6th, 2009.

3D Center of Art & Photography
1928 NW Lovejoy
Portland, OR 97209

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