Past Exhibitions

  • NOTORIOUS: Duffy's celebrity portraits

NOTORIOUS: Duffy's celebrity portraits

27 March 2012 to 3 June 2012

FINAL DAYS! The English photographer Brian Duffy helped to define the visual style of Britain in the '60s and '70s. Alongside Terrence Donovan and David Bailey, Duffy rewrote the rule book on fashion photography. Leaving behind the formal conservatism of the 1950s, Duffy introduced a new style of documentary fashion photography, one perfectly suited to the cool, sophisticated place that was Britain in the 1960s and ‘70s.

This exhibition, drawing on work from the Duffy Archive in Britain, presents a selection of Duffy's portraits. He photographed many of popular culture's coolest people, including Jean Shrimpton, David Bowie, The Beatles, Terrence Stamp and the world's greatest actor, Michael Caine.

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • Not standing still: new approaches in documentary photography
  • STAGES: photography through the pandemic

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • Arts action: exploring the personal and political
  • Atrium Gallery – information

Travelling Exhibitions

  • John Gollings: the history of the built world
  • The light fades but the gods remain | Bill Henson
  • Robyn Stacey: as still as life

Bowness Prize

  • 2019 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2018 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2017 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2016 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2015 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2014 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2013 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2012 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2011 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
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