Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Photography Talks Liverpool.

Focus on Photography
Saturday 7 February
Join Open Eye Gallery and the National Conservation Centre in exploring the work of two of the twentieth century's most celebrated photographers. Complementing the current exhibitions David Goldblatt, Intersections Intersected (Open Eye Gallery) and Recollections, Philip Jones Griffiths (National Conservation Centre) this day of free gallery talks highlights the evolution of contemporary documentary practice through the work of two highly influential photographers.
11.30am National Conservation Centre, Whitechapel, Liverpool.
Join Dr Julian Stallabrass (Courtauld Institute of Art) as he discusses the role of Philip Jones Griffiths in the history of photography and his impact upon the globalised contemporary art world.
2.00pm Open Eye Gallery
Professor Tamar Garb (University College London) will talk about David Goldblatt's photographic exploration of life in South Africa before and after the collapse of apartheid in 1990.
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Visitors are welcome to attend a single event or the whole day. There is no charge to attend either venue but booking is advised
National Conservation Centre 0151 478 4999
Open Eye Gallery 0151 709 9460

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