The Canadian Photography Institute Opens

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September 29, 2016 at 10:23 am  •  Posted in Exhibitions, News & Events, Special Events by  •  0 Comments

 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.

The Canadian Photography Institute (CPI) opens its doors in Ottawa on October 26 with three inaugural exhibitions. Cutline: The Photography Archives of The Globe and Mail is on view from October 28 through February 12. This collection of images highlights historical moments of newspaper photography during 20th century. From October 28 through February 26, The Intimate World of Josef Sudek can be seen. With more than 150 photographs, this exhibition is the first major exhibition of the prominent Czech artist’s work. Another exhibition, Window, is also on view beginning on October 28. The official opening is on October 26 at 6 p.m.

Josef Sudek/Last Rose, 1956/Gelatin silver print, 29.1 x 23.2 cm; image: 28.2 x 23.2 cm/National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa © Estate of Josef Sudek

Josef Sudek/Last Rose, 1956/Gelatin silver print, 29.1 x 23.2 cm; image: 28.2 x 23.2 cm/National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa © Estate of Josef Sudek

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