Masculinities: Liberation through Photography CANCELLED

Barbican Art Gallery, Silk St, London
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This event was due to take place on Thursday 20th of February 2020 to Sunday 17th of May 2020 but has been cancelled.
Admission

£15 / £17

Venue Information

Barbican Art Gallery
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

Nearest Stations

Barbican 0.17 miles

Website

https://www.barbican.org.uk/

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Masculinities: Liberation through Photography is a major group exhibition that explores how masculinity is experienced, performed, coded and socially constructed as expressed and documented through photography and film from the 1960s to the present day.

The exhibition brings together over 300 works by over 50 pioneering international artists, photographers and filmmakers such as Richard Avedon, Peter Hujar, Isaac Julien, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Robert Mapplethorpe, Annette Messager and Catherine Opie to show how photography and film have been central to the way masculinities are imagined and understood in contemporary culture. The show also highlights lesser-known and younger artists - some of whom have never exhibited in the UK - including Cassils, Sam Contis, George Dureau, Elle Pérez, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Hank Willis Thomas, Karlheinz Weinberger and Marianne Wex amongst many others. Masculinities: Liberation through Photography is part of the Barbican’s 2020 season, Inside Out, which explores the relationship between our inner lives and creativity.

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