28 May - 3 October 2010. Britain is now the world's most surveyed country with an almost unhealthy obsession with CCTV. This exhibition offers a fascinating look at how pictures of the public are captured surreptitiously, and the ensuing questions it raises in relation to privacy. Never before has the issue of surveillance been more topical due to the global threat of terrorism.
Also under scrutiny is the freedom of the media; the show includes Nick Ut's shocking image of children escaping napalm attacks during the Vietnam war, and the assassination of JFK. The 250 works on show, by photographers such as Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Helmut Newton, provide an illuminating appraisal of the differences between the rights of the photographer and the photographed.
Sun-Thurs: 10.00-18.00. Fri-Sat: 10.00-22.00
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Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG. Tel. +44 (0)20 7887 8888 www.tate.org.uk