50 Years ago . "The Day They Killed "Ruben Salazar"
ABOUT THE EXHIBIT
From the private collection "The day they killed "Ruben Salazar".
A man is drag by the Police during the Chicano Moratorium on August 29, 1970.
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER
September 1, 1920 - September 21, 2013 Della A. Rossa, an internationally exhibiting photographer and 50-year- resident of Echo Park, died in Los Angeles after a lengthy illness. Della was born in Fresno and attended Fresno State College 1939-1940. In 1939 she joined the Socialist Worker's Party and in 1957 married Oscar G. Coover, a leading party activist. Della worked as a freelance journalist often taking photos to accompany her stories. She is the author of "Why Watts Exploded" and "The Day They Killed Rubén Salazar", photographs depicting the violence that erupted in East L.A. during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium
ABOUT THE GALLERY
The Perfect Exposure Gallery is the recognized venue in Southern California to display the work of award winning and accomplished photojournalists as well as works of photographers that regard artistry and craftsmanship as a standard of excellence. The mission of the Perfect Exposure Gallery is to present exhibits free of charge to the general public with the following goals to exemplify the rich variety and impact of photography, freedom of expression, a forum for the aesthetic, the contemptible and the sublime.
Exhibition dates: Saturday 29, August 2020 to Monday 31, August 2020