Turner Contemporary presents 'Seaside: Photographed' (25 May - 8 September, 2019)
 
 
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Turner Contemporary presents 'Seaside: Photographed' (25 May - 8 September, 2019)

 
 
 
Photographer Down to the Beach, 1959. Photographer Raymond C Lawson (Loaned by Nicholas D Cordès)

GoSee Loves ... Turner Contemporary presents 'Seaside: Photographed', an exhibition on the relationship between photographers, photography and Britain's beaches from 1850 to today, on the verge of BREXIT

There was a time when the British looked benevolently over the rim of their teacups onto the local shores. They cultivated bathing culture on their own doorstep – before setting out in the 20th century to subdue such picturesque destinations as Ibiza, Majorca or all of Thailand to their touristic fancy. With the exhibition 'Seaside', TURNER CONTEMPORARY takes a look back and perhaps also into an icy but magnificent future on 'sorry, Brits...

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