Sunday, March 25, 2018

Photographing the Margins

Thursday and a trip to Barbican Gallery - ANOTHER KIND OF LIFE was a great chance to see some striking photographs of people operating outside the mainstream.

Another Kind of Life  in Photograph  and a... 
A roll call of Photographers

A lift from the exhibition 
The selected works were almost anthropological in their nature highlights for me included works of Russian 'Hippies' on archaeological digs (photographer- Igor Palmin), also saw work from Japanese photographers Daido Moriyama  and Seiji Kurata (who follows in his footsteps in style but also draws on the operating manner of  U.S. news photographer Weegee).

Lots of the Photographers were new to me, like survivalist sympathiser Alec Soth but included was the great Diane Arbus.

visitors to the show 

Barbican's a nice place to visit, good café and bars too

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