The Photographers’ Gallery, London in collaboration with The Pin Projects, Beijing OCT-LOFT, Shenzhen and with support from the British Council present “Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s to Today”. Featured as part of the 2015 UK-China Year of Cultural Exchange, this will be the first touring exhibition in China solely devoted to British photography.
This exhibition presents a survey of over fifty years of British photography through the lens of documentary practices. Featuring work by some of the most significant photographers and artists of the time, including Shirley Baker, Cecil Beaton, Terence Donovan, John Hinde, Tony Ray Jones, Martin Parr, Tim Walker, Tom Wood and Catherine Yass, it reflects photography’s growing cultural position both within the UK and on the international stage.
“Work, Rest and Play” features over 450 images by thirty-seven acclaimed photographers and artists working across a wide range of genres and disciplines, including photojournalism, portraiture, fashion and fine art.
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