The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection


Dorothea Lange "Migrant Mother" 1936

Dorothea Lange “Migrant Mother” 1936

Elton John’s unrivalled modernist photography collection at the Tate Modern, South Bank, until Sunday May 7 2017.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see one of the world’s greatest private collections of photography, drawn from the classic modernist period of the 1920s–50s. An incredible group of Man Ray portraits are exhibited together for the first time, having been brought together by Sir Elton John over the past twenty-five years, including portraits of Matisse, Picasso, and Breton.

With over 70 artists and nearly 150 rare vintage prints on show from seminal figures including Brassai, Imogen Cunningham, André Kertész, Dorothea Lange, Tina Modotti, and Aleksandr Rodchenko, this is a chance to take a peek inside Elton John’s home and delight in seeing such masterpieces of photography.

Opening hours: Mon-Thu, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-10pm (last adm 45 mins before closing)

Price: £13.10-£16.50

Author: Editor

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