Results tagged “exhibition”
"No-one would have believed," writes HG Wells in his famous opening for The War Of The Worlds, "in the last years of the 19th century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's."
No-one would have believed! Wells clearly wasn't browsing the internet.
A photographer who has turned his back on the digital era has been snapped up for a show in a Canary wharf institution.
Ansel Adams: Photography From The Mountains To The Sea
National Maritime Museum
IN A NUTSHELL
America's photographic pioneer receives a rare British outing focussing on his studies of water.
Visitors will be able to delve into the 30-year history of the Thames Barrier and learn about its role in keeping the capital safe from flooding as part of a public exhibition.
The Environment Agency both runs and maintains the London landmark, which has closed 119 times to protect the city since its completion in 1982.
This Jubilee year will see the greatest flotilla of ships to sail down the Thames for more than 350 years.
It will reprise the great heritage of the Thames as the capital's "grandest street" and bring to life the 500 years of enterprises and ambitions that a new exhibition aims to depict.