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Creatures feature in Getty Museum's photography show 'In Focus: Animalia'

Creatures feature in Getty Museum's photography show 'In Focus: Animalia'

Sit. Stay. Pose. Animals have served as photographers' muses long before we had videos of grumpy cats and bestselling books of underwater dogs — that much is evident in the J. Paul Getty Museum's new exhibition, "In Focus: Animalia." Works from Alfred Stieglitz, William Eggleston, Taryn Simon, Sandy Skoglund and others provide varied interpretations of canine, feline, equine and avian history, including the early days of daguerreotype and stereoscopic prints, 19th century wild-game photos and William Wegman's happy-to-abide Weimaraners. Thirty-five images drawn from the Getty's collection illustrate the evolution of photography, beginning with Eadweard...

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