The Historical Group of The Royal Photographic Society will be presenting Anne Lyden talking about The Photography of Frederick H EVans on Saturday, 12 April 2014 at 2.00pm.
Anne has recently been appointed International Photography Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland and is responsible for some 34,000 images to which no doubt more will be added. For more than 18 years she was Associate Curator in the Department of Photographs at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. In addition to being an acknowledged authority on Evans and Paul Strand, Anne has also curated exhibitions on these two photographers plus others on Hill and Adamson, P H Emerson and John Humble. Her recent interest has focussed on contemporary photography.
Anne is also the author of books on Evans, Strand and Hill and Adamson plus Photography, Travel and Perception (2003) and A Royal Passion. Queen Victoria and Photography (2014), an exhibition on which opens at the Getty, Los Angeles this year.
Members will be aware that the RPS Collection at Bradford has one of the world’s outstanding holdings of Evans’s work. Anne will be liaising with Colin Harding at the National Media Museum to have work from the Collection available to illustrate her talk. Members will be able to view Evans’s photographs after the talk as well as having an opportunity to chat to Anne.
This will be one of the highlights of the Historical Group’s 2014 programme and places are likely to be limited please contact Dr Donald Stewart FRPS as soon as possible to book a place. Donald can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01592840277.
The AGM will begin at 10.30 a.m.
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