V&A Photographs Gallery
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Wed Jun 20 2012
An early pioneer in collecting and exhibiting photography, the V&A now boasts a permanent gallery dedicated to the medium. The inaugural exhibition charts the history of the photography with a display of beautiful and remarkable images taken between 1839 and the 1960s. Two further spaces are devoted to exploring the work of key photographic figures such as Julia-Margaret Cameron and Henri-Cartier Bresson. Temporary displays, primarily showcasing contemporary photography, will be shown in the V&A’s existing photographs gallery.
What's on at V&A Photographs Gallery
Being the first museum to collect photographs in 1852, the V&A is now putting on a retrospective of photography’s brilliant in both, technique and artistry. This display of selected works from 1840 and 1970, starring such prominent photographers as Eugène...