Jane Bown: 100 Portraits

23 Oct 2009 – 21 Nov 2009

Event times

mon-fri 10am-6pm; Saturday 12noon-6pm

Cost of entry

FREE; art work sales contact kpg@kingsplace.co.uk

Kings Place Gallery

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Tube: Kings Cross St Pancras
  • Kings Cross or St Pancras

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Jane Bown has been taking portraits for The Observer newspaper since 1949 and in that time has photographed everyone from Bertrand Russell to the Beatles, from Samuel Beckett to the Queen. Working almost exclusively in black and white with an absolute economy of means her portraits are immediately recognisable and many have become classics of the genre. Over the past few years, Jane's extensive archive has been catalogued for the first time leading to a significant reassessment of her work. The exhibition will showcase 100 of Jane's best photographs across her six-decade career. In association with The Observer

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