The Canadian Photography Institute’s First Exhibition

April 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm  •  Posted in CONTACT Festival, Exhibitions, News & Events by

Unidentified Photographer/The Globe and Mail press room, 1952/Gelatin silver print with ink and retouching, 23.5 × 17.5 cm/Gift of The Globe and Mail Newspaper to the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada.

Unidentified Photographer/The Globe and Mail press room, 1952/Gelatin silver print with ink and retouching, 23.5 × 17.5 cm/Gift of The Globe and Mail Newspaper to the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada.

Through June 26, the National Gallery of Canada’s Canadian Photography Institute is presenting its first exhibition at The Globe and Mail’s Old Press Hall in Toronto, as a part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. Featuring 175 photographs and their captions, Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail will also be on view in Ottawa later this fall, along with another fall exhibition, The Intimate World of Josef Sudek.

The Canadian Photography Institute is a “multidisciplinary research centre dedicated to the history, evolution and future of photography,” housed in the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. The centre will photo exhibitions; research fellowships; publications; databases for scholars and the general public; and conference, workshops, public lectures and other events.

Unidentified Photographer/The Globe and Mail librarian in original library, 1939/Gelatin silver print with retouching, 23.7 × 17.4 cm/Gift of The Globe and Mail Newspaper to the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada.

Unidentified Photographer/The Globe and Mail librarian in original library, 1939/Gelatin silver print with retouching, 23.7 × 17.4 cm/Gift of The Globe and Mail Newspaper to the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada.