Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer, 1908-74
IDA KAR: BOHEMIAN PHOTOGRAPHER, 1908-74
From 10 March to 19 June 2011
- First museum exhibition for 50 years devoted to Ida Kar
- Includes nearly 100 photographs, some not previously exhibited
- Highlights Ida Kar’s Archive for the first time
On display for the first time is a portrait of artist Yves Klein, shown at his first and highly controversial London exhibition in 1957 in front of one of his famous monochrome works, in the distinctive blue-colour he was later to patent as his own (‘The artist who paints nothing’ was one newspaper headline at the time).