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Light Motifs:
Photographs by Ralph Gibson & Andy Summers

Nancy Tokar Miller


September 15 – November 7
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 19, 7-10pm



Etherton Gallery is pleased to present Light Motifs: Photographs by Ralph Gibson and Andy Summers, on view from September 15 through November 7, 2015.  Legendary American photographer Ralph Gibson will debut a new body of work, Political Abstractions and show a selection of large-scale gelatin silver prints of nudes, first shown at Paris Photo Los Angeles by Etherton Gallery in May 2015. Photographer and musician Andy Summers, formerly of the Police will show a selection of photographs made over the last twenty years in conversation with Gibson’s work. Light Motifs explores the aesthetic affinities that unite their poetic and otherworldly images. Etherton Gallery will have a limited number of the artists’ books for sale, including Ralph Gibson’s Nude (Taschen, 2009) and Andy Summer’s I’ll Be Watching You: Inside The Police (Taschen, 2007) and Desirer Walks the Streets (Nazraeli, 2009). Both photographers will be available to sign books at an opening reception on Saturday, September 19 from 7 to 10 PM.

Ralph Gibson will talk about his work on Friday, September 18, 2015 at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, at 5:30pm.



a celebration Andy Summers Press Release



Andy Summers, of The Police, talks about his Light Motifs photography exhibit at Etherton Gallery
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