Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s to Today

The Archive is delighted to be contributing Terence Donovan images to this touring group show featured as part of the 2015 UK-China Year of Cultural Exchange.

This exhibition presents a survey of over fifty years of British photography through the lens of documentary practices. Featuring work by some of the most significant photographers and artists of the time, it reflects photography’s growing cultural position both within the UK and on the international stage. Work, Rest and Play features over 450 images by thirty-seven acclaimed photographers and artists working across a wide range of genres and disciplines, including photojournalism, portraiture, fashion and fine art. Photographers included in this exhibition include Shirley Baker, Cecil Beaton, Jane Bown, Anna Fox, Philip Jones Griffiths, Tom Hunter, Tony Ray Jones, Karen Knorr, Linda McCartney, Martin Parr, Tim Walker, and Tom Wood.

Venues: C2 Space, Shenzhen OCT-LOFT, China: 9 May – 2 July 2015 Mingsheng Arts Museum, Shanghai: 12 July – 13 August 2015 OCT-Chengdu: 24 September – 31 December 2015 K11 Foundation in Wuhan: dates tbc

View more information on The Photographers’ Gallery website.