Strange and Familiar at The Barbican

19 Apr

Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
16 March 2016 – 19 June 2016
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This exhibition at the Barbican, curated by the iconic British photographer Martin ParrStrange and Familiar considers how international photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the UK.

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From social documentary and portraiture to street and architectural photography, the exhibition celebrates the work of leading photographers, including Henri Cartier-Bresson,Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand. Bringing together over 250 compelling photographs and previously unseen bodies of work, Strange and Familiarpresents a vibrant portrait of modern Britain.

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