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CREDIT: David George

Squaring the Circles of Confusion:

Neo-Pictorialism in the 21st century. Opening Soon at RPS Gallery Bristol
Tide Pool 37
CREDIT: Susan Derges

New exhibition opening soon

Squaring the Circles of Confusion: Neo-Pictorialism in the 21st century 

RPS Gallery is currently CLOSED


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Takashi Arai - Profile
CREDIT: Takashi Arai by Anton Orlov

Meet the artists

Squaring the Circles of Confusion includes the work of artists:

Takashi Arai

Susan Derges

David George

Joy Gregory

Tom Hunter

Ian Phillips McLaren

Céline Bodin

Spencer Rowell

Zelda Cheatle

Meet the curator: Zelda Cheatle

Zelda Cheatle graduated in photography from Brighton and Goldsmiths and worked at The Photographers Gallery throughout the 1980s. She is an independent curator, editor, consultant and lecturer in photography. 

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The Black Shuck. Plate 7
CREDIT: Spencer Rowell

What is Pictorialism?

Discover the world of pictorialism using this online resource designed in partnership with Photopedagogy. 

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CREDIT: Takashi Arai

Exhibition Catalogue

A book accompanying the exhibition Squaring the Circles of Confusion: Neo-Pictorialism in the 21st century will be available from the RPS in April 2020.

Available April 2020
Mosque, Kingsland Road
CREDIT: Tom Hunter

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