The V&A’s new Photography Centre has opened with the major display Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital, which explores photography as a way of ‘collecting the world’, from the medium’s invention in the 19th century to the present day.
The exhibition features images by the following photographers:
Early colour photography pioneers: Agnes Warburg, Helen Messinger Murdoch, Nickolas Muray.
Recent acquisitions by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cornelia Parker, Linda McCartney, Marco Breuer, Pierre Cordier, Mark Cohen.
Images by pionniers female photographers : Anna Atkins, Isabel Agnes Cowper.
Motion studies by Eadweard Muybridge.
Some of the world’s most influential modern and contemporary photographers: Eugène Atget, Man Ray, Bill Brandt, Walker Evans, Edward Steichen, Cindy Sherman, Martin Parr.
Seminal prints by pioneers: William Henry Fox Talbot, Julia Margaret Cameron, Roger Fenton.
For more information: https://www.vam.ac.uk/blog/news/our-new-photography-centre-is-now-open
Victoria and Albert Museum - Photography Centre
Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL, UK
October 12, 2018 to November 12, 2018