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The Great British Seaside - Now On in London


The Great British Seaside - Now On in London cover

If over the next 5 months you find yourself stuck in London and are missing the delights of Llandudno and our great seaside then maybe this exhibition could be just what you need...

 

The Great British Seaside
From the abandoned piers to the dazzling arcades, celebrate the British seaside through the lenses of Britain’s most popular photographers, featuring Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn and Simon Roberts and new work by Martin Parr.

Examine the ambiguities and absurdities of seaside life through this major exhibition of over 100 photographs. All four photographers share a love of the seaside which reveals itself in playful and often profound representations of the British by the sea while still bringing their own distinctive take on the seaside experience. Ray-Jones gives us a social anthropologist’s view, Hurn’s is a nostalgic love letter to the beach, Parr provides an often-satirical examination of class and cliché while Roberts explores our collective relationship with, and impact on, the coast.

The Great British Seaside includes images from the archival collections of each of the photographers, new films, and new work by Martin Parr

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Season
Opening times: 
23 March–30 September 2018
Location: 
National Maritime Museum
Price: 
Adult: £10.35 | Child: £4.50 | Concession: £9.45

‘The beach is that rare public space in which all absurdities and quirky national behaviours can be found’
- Martin Parr




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