GALLERY & STUDIO: MISSION STATEMENT Gallery & Studio is a fine art photographic center in the heart the Echo Park arts district of Los Angeles. Gallery & Studio's mission is to provide creative services, gallery exhibitions and community outreach to photographers far and wide. Gallery hosts a juried photo exhibition . Richard Learoyd's Man with Octopus Tattoo II () by Richard Learoyd. Photograph: Courtesy of McKee Gallery, New York It was perhaps in depicting the nude – such as Fenton's bestselling photograph of the discus thrower Discobolus – that photography could repay its debt to art. One-on-one nude art photography courses. There are many nude art photo workshops all around us. Jiri Ruzek, however, is one of the few lecturers of artistic photography in the world who can boast that his photographic courses have been attended by photographers from the outermost countries on earth.