Moment in Time: A Legacy of Photographs | Works from the Bank of America Collection

A black and white photograph of a woman and a man sitting side by side at a table, with two half full glasses of wine in front of them. They are turned towards each other, and the woman has her arm around the man's shoulder, and is smiling. Behind them is a large mirror in which we can see them reflected.
Brassaï (Gyula Halász) (French, b. Hungary, 1899–1984)
Couple au bal musette des Quatre-Saisons, Rue de Lappe, 1932
Gelatin silver print
Bank of America Collection
Brassai (dit) Halasz Gyula (1899-1984)
© Estate of Brassai – RMN Grand Palais. Localisation: Paris, fonds Gilberte Brassai.
Photo © RMN – Grand Palais / Brassai.
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30 November 2019 – 22 March 2020
Rooms 6-10 | Beit Wing

Over 50 years ago, pioneering collectors Beaumont and Nancy Newhall assembled an impressive selection of works spanning the history of photography.

Moment in Time:  A Legacy of Photographs | Works from the Bank of America Collection presents iconic photographs from that collection by Julia Margaret Cameron, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Eugene Smith, Robert Frank, Dorothea Lange, and many more.

Explore the history of photography at the National Gallery of Ireland as this important collection comes to Europe for the first time.

Curated by Anne Hodge and Sarah McAuliffe, National Gallery of Ireland.

Original concept: Deborah Klochko, Executive Director & Chief Curator, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego.

 

This exhibition is made possible through the Bank of America Art in our Communities® program.

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Black and white photo of a photography studio window filled with passport-size photos of people. The word studio is written on the window.

Moments in Time: Podcast Series

Our podcast programme is designed to support in-depth engagement with our exhibitions while taking them far beyond the Gallery walls. This special series will be hosted by Sinéad Rice, Head of Education. 

Available from January 2020.

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