art & exhibitions

Diane Arbus in Depth

Part of diane arbus: in the beginning

Discover more about Diane Arbus and the impact of her artworks within the history of photography and feminism at a half-day of study.

Arbus’ photographs of children and eccentrics, couples and circus performers, female impersonators and pedestrians are among the most intimate, surprising and haunting works of art of the 20th century.

The event offers exclusive early-morning access to her Hayward Gallery exhibition, diane arbus: in the beginning, before it opens to the general public, with an introductory tour starting at 10am.

9.30am – 11am: Exclusive morning access to diane arbus: in the beginning.

10am: Introductory talk from Assistant Curator Katie Guggenheim at Hayward Gallery, introducing the exhibition.

11am: Moving to Level 5 Function Room, Green Side, Royal Festival Hall, for presentations by experts on Arbus:

11.15am: Martin Barnes, Senior Curator, Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum; curated Diane Arbus Revelations

11.45am: Alona Pardo, Curator, Barbican; recently organised Another Kind of Life featuring Arbus

12.15pm: Zelda Cheatle, curator and expert in photography

12.45pm: At the end of the presentations, all three speakers take part in a facilitated Q&A session.

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Hayward Gallery


Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)


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