Only in England: Photographs of Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr

Only in England: Photographs of Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr

Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/10/2017 - 15/04/2018
All Day

Location
Time and Tide Museum


Touring exhibition from the Science Museum/National Media Museum of photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr.

Fascinated by the eccentricities of English social customs, Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s travelling across England, photographing what he saw as a disappearing way of life. Humorous yet melancholy, these works had a profound influence on photographer Martin Parr.

Parr has now made a new selection, including over 50 previously unseen works from the National Media Museum’s Ray-Jones archive. Shown alongside The Non-Conformists (Parr’s rarely seen work from the 1970s), this selection forms a major new exhibition, which demonstrates the close relationships between the work of these two important photographers.
Included in museum admission

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