Bruce Talamon

Bruce W. Talamon is a photographer who grew up in the south central neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. His photographs catalog the journeys that have taken him around the world.

For forty years he worked in the film industry as a motion picture still photographer. In the eighties, he was a contract photographer for Time Magazine.

Bruce Talamon’s work has been exhibited in museums nationwide, including the Recording Academy Grammy Museum Experience, the Brooklyn Museum, the Corcoran Gallery (now known as Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University) as well as the Hammer Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, both in Los Angeles.

His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University and Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (CA2M) in Madrid, Spain.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Bruce Talamon

Soul R&B Funk Photographs 1972-1982

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The project is about R&B, funk and soul music as seen through the lens of a young African American photographer at the start of his career.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Bruce Talamon

Apr 282019

Bruce W. Talamon: Soul R&B Funk Photographers 1972-1982

A conversation with Bruce T. Talamon on a decade-long project celebrating Soul, R&B, and Funk.

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