Photography

Oral History of British Photography. Davies, Sue. (8 of 8)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:24:53

  • Shelf mark

    C459/7

  • Subjects

    Photography

  • Recording date

    1990-11

  • Recording locations

    The Photographers Gallery, London.

  • Interviewees

    Davies, Sue, 1933- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Williams, Val (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 8. Sue Davies [SD] discusses running a gallery; competition between galleries; curatorial policy in last five years. Mentions Tony Ray Jones show; The World of Curators; her role as director. Mentions curators she admires. Comments on reaction to recent British photo shows. Describes decision to leave PG; her last show. Comments on invitations to other countries; her regrets. Remarks on what she is proud of.

  • Description

    Performer notes : Sue Davies was founder director (1970-1991) of the Photographers Gallery, London. Major figure in the renaissance of British photography in the early 1970s.

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