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Amateur Photography 1880-1920 “The Death Row of Posed Portrait” Antique photo exhibition

07 September 2020 - 31 December 2020
Amateur Photography 1880-1920 The death row of posed portrait The photographs were taken in the early years of the 20th century. Funny, emotional, the photos and the originals placed opposite large prints of 2m2 plunge visitors into the proximity of...


TinyGallery Brussels - de la Cuve, 26  1050


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The hundred or so originals illustrated in "Death Row of Posed Portrait Amateur Photography 1880-1920" were produced primarily at the turn of the 20th century, an extraordinary period in which portable cameras became accessible to millions of new and amateur photographers. enthusiastic. The authors of the images in this exhibition are generally anonymous. In fact, most are not considered artists. Despite this, their work demonstrates the remarkable aesthetic heights achieved by this popular medium, whether intentional, experimental, or accidental. The TinyGallery is located a stone's throw from Place Flagey in Ixelles. Initially limited to two tiny showcases, the studio-gallery is now installed on 140 m2. The building is part of the former Laiterie Belga established at the beginning of the 20th century by the Guyaux family. It is equipped with a small lab for ancient techniques and traditional photography. It will host workshops on alternative techniques of Cyanotype, Calotype, Wet Collodion etc.

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