Members' Private View Masculinities: Liberation through Photography

Members' Event

Hal Fischer's Handkerchiefs

Explore this new exhibition after hours in an exclusive private view. 

Through the medium of photography and film this major group exhibition considers how masculinity has been coded, performed and socially constructed from the 1960s to the present day. The Barbican brings together the work of over 50 international artists, photographers and filmmakers including Laurie AndersonSunil Gupta, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Isaac Julien and Catherine Opie.

Your tickets also include a complimentary drink voucher to enjoy either before or after your visit to the exhibition. Tickets are limited so must be booked in advance. 

Our private views are extremely popular, if you're no longer able to attend drop us a line at [email protected].

Please note, the Masculinities poster offer is only valid when booking into the exhibition during usual visiting hours, not the Private View.

The gallery will be open from 18.30 - 20.30 for the private viewing.

Members can book up to two tickets for this event for them and a guest. 

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