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This unique exhibition presents for the first time in over 30 years a comprehensive historical survey of the achievements of female photographers working in Britain.

From the early innovations of Anna Atkins through to Dorothy Bohm’s documentation of 1960s London, through to the contemporary self-portraiture of Sarah Lucas in the 1990s – Britain has cultivated a long tradition of trailblazing women whose significant contribution to the medium is recognised in this exhibition.

Women in Photography: A History of British Trailblazers features around 70 works including Turner Prize winners and nominees and Venice biennale exhibitors such as Helen Sear, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Collins, Gillian Wearing and Jane and Louise Wilson. The works featured date from the mid-19th century through to 2009 and chart progressions in style, techniques and popular subject matter.


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