Masters of Photography 2018

24th Oct 2018 - 10th Nov 2018


24 October – 10 November 2018

Huxley-Parlour gallery are delighted to present the third edition of Masters of Photography, a survey of 30 masterpieces by leading photographers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The exhibition will contain important prints by some of the most influential photographers. Each photograph has been chosen for its particular provenance or for the image’s significant role in the history of the medium.



Familie Eichelhardt, c. 1913

August Sander

Hyères, 1932

Henri Cartier-Bresson

H.M. Queen Elizabeth, 1940

Cecil Beaton

VJ-Day in Times Square, New York, August 14, 1945

Alfred Eisenstaedt

Boy with Tongue Out Spearing Brass Ring, Luxumbourg Garden, Paris, 1963

Alfred Eisenstaedt

American Girl in Italy, 1951

Ruth Orkin

Kyoto, Japan, 1965

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Paris, 1951

Robert Frank

Coal Miners’ Houses without Windows to the Street, Northern England, 1937

Bill Brandt

Eleanor, Port Huron, 1953

Harry Callahan

Girls in a Flat Basement, 1974

David Goldblatt

81 DA-2, from ‘City Whispers’, 1981

Ray K. Metzker

Igor Stravinsky, New York, NY, 1 December 1946

Arnold Newman

Igor Stravinsky, New York, NY, 1 December 1946

Arnold Newman

Case Study House #22 by Pierre Koenig, Los Angeles, CA, 1960

Julius Shulman

Hat and Five Roses, 1956

William Klein

Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, August 1955

Richard Avedon

Blowing Kiss, Barbara Mullen, New York, c. 1958

Lillian Bassman

Cindy Crawford, 1988

Terence Donovan

Round The Clock I, New York, 1987

Horst P Horst

How to Create a Beautiful Picture 6: Tights in Shimotakaido, 1987

Daido Moriyama

Woman with Sunblock, New York, 1966

Irving Penn

Baby’s Breath, 1982

Robert Mapplethorpe

English Channel, Etretat, 1989

Hiroshi Sugimoto

Los Altos Drive-In, Lake Wood, 1993

Hiroshi Sugimoto

17h 16m/-45°, 1990

Thomas Ruff

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Thomas Ruff

Audience 4, Florence, 2004

Thomas Struth

Musée du Louvre, Paris XXI, 2005

Candida Höfer

Blow Up, Untitled 19, 2016

Ori Gersht