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02-19-2019, 04:23 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Don McCullin at Tate Britain, London

I hope this isn't a repeat post, but a heads up to anyone in the UK and perhaps Europe. There is an exhibition in London of the whole life work of Sir Don McCullin.

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Every single image in the exhibition is hand-developed by him. It covers his entire career from early days in 1960s London and Berlin to recent landscapes and a trip to Syria in 2018. Parts of it from his reporting of war and famine are dark and shocking. For myself, I think it is magnificent. Probably also the last chance to see anything like this arranged by the man who shot every negative and then developed every print. A career like McCullin's probably isn't possible any longer so this is also the end of an era, I think. Who else still going could manage something comparable? The expo is huge - allow lots of time - and pretty crowded but well worth it. I plan to go again.


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not just 1 but 2 Don's exhibitions

There is also a second exhibition in Hamiltons gallery called Proximity, well worth seeing too
Don McCullin: Proximity | 30 January - 27 April 2019 | Hamiltons
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Yes, I have a visit planned. Love his work. Also got his latest book The Landscape - it is fantastic.
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This is still available on BBC iPlayer for another 15 days

Don McCullin: Looking for England: BBC iPlayer - Don McCullin: Looking for England via @bbciplayer

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This is still available on BBC iPlayer for another 15 days

Don McCullin: Looking for England: BBC iPlayer - Don McCullin: Looking for England via @bbciplayer
I watched the other night. Well worth seeing.
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I'd love to get to that. Wish he'd take his work to Northern Ireland. He was here a lot in the troubles and I was actually photographed a few times by English photo journos as a kid in the late 80s. For all I know it was by him.

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I watched the other night. Well worth seeing.
Gotta look that up tonite
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