Revelations – Experiments in Photography

From the 1840s, scientists were using photography to record and measure phenomena which lay beyond human vision.This exhibition aims to enhance the influence of early scientific photography on modern and contemporary art, featuring some of the rarest images from the pioneers of photography.

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Revelations showcases some of the earliest photographic images from the National Photography Collection by figures such as William Henry Fox Talbot and Eadweard Muybridge alongside striking works by modern and contemporary artists including Harold Edgerton and Hiroshi Sugimoto.

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See Also: Creative Art Photography by Evelyn Bencicova

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revelations-experiments-in-photography (7) The beauty of these early images and the revolutionary techniques developed for scientific study, shaped the history of photography and heavily influenced modern and contemporary art photographers.

Revelations is at Media Space, London, until 13 September.

 

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