Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Milly, John and Jean MacLellan, South Uist, Hebrides 1954 © Paul Strand Archive/Aperture Foundation Pinterest

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Explore the career of the prominent American photographer and cinematographer with Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The touring retrospective of Paul Strand’s work arrives at The V&A, supplemented by photographs from the museum’s own collection. One of the most influential photographers of the last century, Strand continues to inspire photographers and artists to this day.

Featuring more than 200 items from his long career, the exhibition showcases Strand’s street portraits, close-up images, landscape shots and travel photography across America, Europe and Africa, as well as his note and photo books, short films, sketches and even his own camera. Follow his career from his experiments with abstract images and avant-garde films, to political messages and social documentaries across the world, and his own domestic life in France.

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