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Revelations—Experiments in Photography

Issue No. 2460

This exhibition explores the influence of early scientific photography on modern and contemporary art, including the following:
 
Revelations—Experiments in Photography.
Science Museum, London SW7 2DD.
Until 13 September.
After the exhibition’s run in London it will go on show at the National Media Museum in Bradford from 19 November 2015 until 7 February 2016
 
 
Blow Up, Untitled 1, 2007 by Uri Gersht

 (Pic: Blow Up: Untitled 1, 2007, Ori Gersht © Ori Gersht, Private Collection, courtesy of Mummery+Schnelle)


Bullet Through Lemon, c. 1955 - Color © Harold Edgerton, MIT, 2015, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.

(Pic: Bullet Through Lemon, c. 1955 - Color © Harold Edgerton, MIT, 2015, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.)


The Flight of a Baton, 60 Flashes per Second, 1953 - Black & White ©Harold Edgerton, MIT, 2015, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc. (Pic: The Flight of a Baton, 60 Flashes per Second, 1953 - Black & White ©Harold Edgerton, MIT, 2015, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.)

Orion Nebula, February 26th 1883, Andrew Ainslie Common © National Media Museum,  Bradford / SSPL

(Pic: Orion Nebula, February 26th 1883, Andrew Ainslie Common © National Media Museum, Bradford / SSPL)


Microphotograph of Stelsel 8 (system 8), 2011, Joris Jansen © Joris Rafael Jansen

(Pic: Microphotograph of Stelsel 8 (system 8), 2011, Joris Jansen © Joris Rafael Jansen)


Lightning Fields 216, 2009, Hiroshi Sugimoto © Hiroshi Sugimoto, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

 (Pic: Lightning Fields 216, 2009, Hiroshi Sugimoto © Hiroshi Sugimoto, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco)


 


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