50 Exhibitions for 50 Years: 1970s

On the 14th Jan, 1971, The Photographers' Gallery opened its doors to the public. To mark our 50th anniversary, we’ve explored our archives and revisited 50 exhibitions that mark significant moments both in the history of the Gallery and of the photographic medium itself. 

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Exhibition
The Concerned Photographer

14 January - 14 February 1971

Exhibition
Scoop, Scandal and Strife: A History of Newspaper Photography

4 November - 3 December 1971

Exhibition
Leonard Freed: Spectre of Violence

4 July - 18 August 1973

Exhibition
Nicole Gravier: A New Look At Postcards

21 August - 14 September 1974

Exhibition
Bailey Up Till Now

8 January - 3 February 1974

Exhibition
Photograms and Further Experiments: Floris M. Neusüss

7 April - 1 May 1976

Exhibition
The Black House: Colin Jones

4 May - 4 June 1977

Exhibition
Concerning Photography: Some Thoughts About Reading Photographs

6 July - 27 August 1977

Exhibition
E J Bellocq: Storyville Portraits

6 - 30 July 1978

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Brian Griffin: A Portrait of Our Time

7 December 1978 - 7 January 1979