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The Other Britain Revisited: Photographs from New Society

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The Other Britain Revisited: Photographs from New Society

Time: May 14, 2010 to September 26, 2010
Location: Photography Gallery 38A, V&A South Kensington
Street: Cromwell Road
City/Town: London SW7 2RL
Website or Map: http://www.vam.ac.uk/index.ht…
Phone: Victoria & Albert Museum
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Michael Wong
Latest Activity: May 1, 2010

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Event Description

As reported by the blog creator, this exhibition shows the outstanding documentary photographs from 1962 to 1982, originally published in the pioneering magazine New Society. The display will feature the work of twenty-three photographers who captured the diversity of life in Britain and pivotal social issues in the late twentieth century.

The magazine engaged with young British photojournalists working in the tradition of 'concerned' photography and recognised early the talent of figures such as Brian Griffin, Martin Parr, and Chris Steele-Perkins, who have gone on to achieve wide acclaim.

Free Admission

Photo:
Chris Steele-Perkins, 'Congregation at the Ransom Pentecostal Church', Battersea 1976. Museum no. E.58-2006, © Chris Steele-Perkins

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