Exhibitions at Barbican Art Gallery
Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde
Photography on the Margins
Britain as Revealed by International Photographers, curated by Martin Parr,
Martin Parr curates an exhibition capturing life in modern Britain but – in an intriguing twist – as seen from a foreign perspective. Photographers from across Europe, Asia and the Americas feature: Henri Cartier-Bresson documents the euphoria of King George VI’s coronation, Sergio Larrain captures London’s dizzying transformation during the post war years, Hans van der Meer celebrates the rallying spirit of lower league football, and Tina Barney discovers life in Britain… more
three decades of the estate’s construction from the mid-1950s to 1982.
Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
What happens when photography meets the forces of history?
From the First World War to the Cold War, the sexual revolution to the Velvet Revolution, communism to capitalism, the 20th Century was marked by sweeping historical events and changes. In the Face of History brings together the work of many of the greatest photographers of this period, whose works collectively map out a century of European experience.
One of the first major exhibitions to chart European photography from 1900 to the present day, In the Face of History features classic photograp… more
A touring exhibition by ALAN KANE and JEREMY DELLER