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London

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Hoppé Portraits: Society, Studio and Street
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE
United Kingdom


February 17th, 2011 - May 30th, 2011
 
Tilly Losch , E.O. HoppéE.O. Hoppé, Tilly Losch , 1928
© 2010 Curatorial Assistance, Inc. E.O. Hoppé Estate Collection
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Wolfson Gallery

E.O. Hoppé is one of the most important photographers of the first half of the twentieth century. Celebrated during his lifetime, much of Hoppé's work has only recently been reassembled and this major survey will enable visitors to discover this forgotten master.

The exhibition brings together Hoppé's strikingly modernist portraits of important personalities including George Bernard Shaw, Margot Fonteyn and Vita Sackville-West and his fascinating photojournalist studies,which capture the realities of day-to-day life in Britain between the wars.

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