Past Exhibition Ran from 19 March 2016 to 3 July 2016

Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century

These prints are not just images, but carefully nurtured objects.

Ben Luke, Evening Standard

This beautifully put-together exhibition is a moving experience

Mark Hudson, The Daily Telegraph

This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington

Paul Strand was one of the greatest and most influential photographers of the 20th century whose images have defined the way fine art and documentary photography is understood and practised today.

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Exhibition Highlights

New Mexico, 1930, Paul Strand © Paul Strand Archive, Aperture Foundation.
Paul Strand, American, 1890-1976, Couple, Rucăr, Romania, 1967, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Paul Strand Retrospective, Collection, 1915-1975, gift of the estate of Paul Strand, 1980 © Paul Strand Archive/Aperture Foundation .
Wall Street, New York, 1915, Paul Strand © Paul Strand Archive, Aperture Foundation.
Milly, John and Jean MacLellan, South Uist, Hebrides, 1954, Paul Strand © Paul Strand Archive, Aperture Foundation. Photograph Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Young Boy, Gondeville, Charente, France, 1951, Paul Strand © Paul Strand Archive, Aperture Foundation.
The Family, Luzzara (The Lusettis), 1953, Paul Strand © Paul Strand Archive, Aperture Foundation.

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Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century

The international tour is organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art in collaboration with Fundación MAPFRE and made possible by the Terra Foundation for American Art.