Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin ParrEvent type:
Location: National Media Museum, Bradford, BD1 1NQ
Featuring works drawn from the Tony Ray-Jones archive in the National Photography Collection, and rarely seen early black and white photographs by Martin Parr, Only in England will explore the relationship between these two important photographers and their fascination with the English.
Between 1966 and 1969 Tony Ray-Jones documented English customs and identity in a remarkable series of photographs. Humorous yet melancholy, these works were unlike anything else produced back then.
Tragically, in 1972 Ray-Jones died from Leukaemia aged just 30. However, his short but prolific career has had a lasting influence on the development of British photography from the 1970s through to the present.
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