Painting with light

Monday 20 May, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Martin Barnes

Admission free, donations welcome

Hear about the fascinating and often hidden relationships between painting and photography in the 19th and early 20th centuries

Martin Barnes, Senior Curator, Photographs at the V&A, reveals how developments in photography led to new pictorial possibilities for both art forms.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust

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