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British photographer Martin Parr is known for his unique take on everyday life in the UK, so he’s the perfect curator for a new Barbican exhibition

showing how international photographers have captured the social and cultural life of this country.

Strange and Familiar: Britain as revealed by International Photographers, which runs until 19 June, features social documentary, street photography, portraiture and architectural photography. The exhibition features 23 photographers and begins in the 1930s with Edith Tudor- Hart’s images of deprivation in London in the inter-war years.

This photo, from 1936, was taken not far from the Barbican, in Gee Street in Clerkenwell.

www.barbican.org.uk

 

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