WORK, REST AND PLAY: BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHY FROM 1960S TO TODAY
May 9 – July 12, 2015 at OCT Loft, Shenzhen China
July 12 – August 23, 2015 at Mingsheng Art Museum, Shanhai
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. It explores the diversity of fifty years of British Photography, revealing the quirks of a national character and the traditions which fed into its everyday life.
Work, Rest and Play features some of the most significant photographers of the time, including Shirley Baker, Cecil Beaton, Anna Fox John Hinde, Tony Ray Jones, Martin Parr, Melanie Manchot , Tom Wood and Catherine Yass. Karen Knorr’s series Gentlemen (1981-1983) will be shown as part of the exhibition.
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