SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- In the summer of 1964, San Francisco was ground zero for a historic culture clash as the site of both the 28th Republican National Convention (the ?Goldwater Convention?) and the launch of the Beatles? first North American tour. The young photographer Arthur Tress arrived at this opportune moment in the city?s history and found himself in the midst of large-scale civil rights demonstrations and chaotic political pageantry.
In the summer of 1964, just before San Francisco turned into an epicenter of groovy vibes, a 23-year-old Arthur Tress traveled by bus from Mexico to San Francisco to visit his sister. Thank God he did. Otherwise we might not have ha... Read Post
Earlier this spring, the de Young Museum exhibited recently uncovered work by photographer Arthur Tress. In 2009, while sorting through the belongings of his recently deceased sister, Tress found a number of prints and more than nin... Read Post