Upfor is pleased to welcome Virginia Heckert for a question-and-answer session with gallery artist Christopher Russell on the subject of his solo exhibition, Escape From LA, on its final day of viewing. Virginia Heckert is Curator and Department Head of the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Heckert’s area of expertise encompasses contemporary photography, German photography between the two World Wars and late 20th-century American photography. Christopher Russell’s work will be included in the group exhibition Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography at the Getty in early 2018.