Capital City

Brouncker Road, Acton, London, 1980

Brian Griffin

Brouncker Road, Acton, London, 1980

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

50.8 x 40.64 cms (19.96 x 15.97 ins)

1980

HC 10401

Exhibited

The Savile Club, London, 1983 (this print)
Modern Nature. Photographs from the Hyman Collection, Hepworth Wakefield, 2018-19. (This print)

Signed on the reverse.

Vintage Print. In the original frame for the 1983 Savile Club exhibition.

Brian Griffin's photographs from the late 1970s and early 1980s have often been described as "surreal". The present work appears to provide a contemporary, British update of Brassai's seminal book, Paris by Night, with the framing device of a tree in winter, and stark architectural forms set against artificial lights.

Brian Griffin

Brouncker Road, Acton, London, 1980

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

50.8 x 40.64 cms (19.96 x 15.97 ins)

1980

HC 10401

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