Here is an extract from the press release
for this exhibition, issued by the National Galleries of Scotland:
"We are delighted to announce the opening of
this magnificent exhibition, the first in our highly-anticipated 2008
the pioneering success of modernist photography in Austria,
Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary and Poland during a time of tremendous
social and political upheaval. The exhibition brings together
masterworks by more than 100 photographers.
been organised by Matthew Witkovsky, Associate Curator at the National
Gallery of Art in Washington DC.
To coincide with the opening of the
exhibition, Matthew will be presenting a lecture on the themes and ideas
This lecture takes place on Saturday 7 June
between 10.30 and 11.30am in the Hawthornden Lecture Theatre at the
National Gallery Complex."
The National Gallery Complex is at the
foot of the Mound, Edinburgh.