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Exhibit: Hobos to Street People


Hobos to Street People

This timely exhibit features the works of 30 artists working over the last 75 years to document the tragedy of homelessness and the government's role in the crisis. Through painting, printmaking, photography, and mixed media, Depression-era and contemporary artists offer glimpses of life on the street and show many similarities between the eras.

Featured are works by New Deal era artists such as Dorthea Lange, Rockwell Kent, and Giacomo Patri along with contemporary artists such as Sandow Birk, David Bacon, and Christine Hanlon. This exhibit is the first of its kind to look at homelessness through art.

*A California Exhibition Resources Alliance traveling exhibition funded by the James IrvineFoundation, LEF Foundation, and Fleishhacker Foundation.