LONDON ISSUE 281 Jun 2011

Museum of London London associations & events

London Street Photography - Until 4 September 2011

This major new exhibition at the Museum of London showcases an extraordinary collection of London street photography with over 200 candid images of everyday life in the street. From sepia-toned scenes of horse-drawn cabs taken on bulky tripod-mounted cameras to 21st century Londoners digitally ‘caught on film’, explore how street photography has evolved from 1860 to the present day. Examine the relationship between photographers, London’s streets and the people who live on them, and reflect on the place of photography on London’s streets today as anti-terrorism and privacy laws grow ever tighter.

London Street Photography brings together the works of 59 photographers including:
Valentine Blanchard, John Thomson, Paul Martin, Horace Nicholls, Wolf Suschitzky, Roger Mayne, Henry Grant, Paul Trevor, Paul Baldesare, Nils Jorgensen, Stephen McLaren, Nick Turpin.

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