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Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s

1960s fashion photo Malick Sidibé A Yé-yé posing,1963

A new photography exhibition opens tomorrow at the Barbican Art Gallery in London: Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s. It features international photography from renowned photographers throughout these two decades.

It includes work from photographers including Bruce Davidson, William Eggleston, David Goldblatt, Graciela Iturbide, Boris Mikhailov and Shomei Tomatsu, as well as important practitioners whose lives were cut tragically short such as Ernest Cole and Raghubir Singh.

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1960s photo Boris Mikhailov Yesterday’s Sandwich / Superimpositions,

Top: Malick Sidibé
A Yé-yé posing,1963
© Malick Sidibé. Courtesy Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp

Above: Boris Mikhailov
Yesterday’s Sandwich / Superimpositions, Late 1960s – late 1970s
Courtesy Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
© Boris Mikhailov, DACS 2012

Vintage beauty contest: Semi-final of the Miss Lovely Legs Competition. 1979-1980

David Goldblatt
Saturday morning at the Hypermarket: Semi-final of the Miss Lovely Legs Competition. 1979-1980
Courtesy of the photographer and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
© Copyright 2012 David Goldblatt

Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) Pilgrim and Ambassador, Prayag, Uttar

Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
Pilgrim and Ambassador, Prayag, Uttar Pradesh, 1977
© 2012 Succession Raghubir Singh

1960s new york Black Americans, New York City. From the series 'New York

Bruce Davidson (b. 1933)
Black Americans, New York City. From the series ‘New York (Life)’
From New York, 1961-65
© Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos

Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s
Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, UK
13 Sept 2012 – 13 Jan 2013
www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery

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