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March 19th, 2010

Photographer's Showcase: Shaped By War

Posted by Lucaites in photographer's showcase

Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, England

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For more than 50 years, Don McCullin’s images have shaped our awareness of modern conflct and its consequences. His courage and integrity, as well as the exceptional quality of his work, are a continuing inspiration and influence worldwide.  The Imperial War Museum is collaborating with McCullin in  featuring a major exhibition of over 200 photographs, objects, magazines and personal memorabilia that shows how war has shaped the life of this exceptional photographer and those across the globe over that past five decades.  The exhibit runs in the Special Exhibitions Gallery of the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, England, from February 6 to June 13, 2010.  It is free to the public and will travel to Bath (September to November, 2010) and London (October 2011-January 2012).  To see a slide show of McCullin’s photographs click here, to see a brief interview with him click here.

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  1. on June 16th, 2010 at 6:17 am

    What a fantastic image, the look on his face says it all really, superb.
    Regards
    Donna-Michelle

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