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Radical view: modernist photographs from the collection of sir Elton John

Exhibition November 10, 2016 − May 21, 2017
In the London gallery Tate Modern the exhibition "Radical view: Modernist photography from the collection of sir Elton John". This major exhibition attracts connoisseurs of one of the world's largest private collection of modernist photographs from the 1920s - 1950.

Visitors will get a rare opportunity to see great works close up. The Tate gallery presented more than 60 photographers, including the best and famous such as man Ray, Andre Kertesz, Berenice Abbott, Alexander Rodchenko. The exhibition features more than 150 works.

"It is an honour to represent part of my collection for this innovative exhibition. Modernism in the art of photography was one of the key directions of mid-century collecting of this period gives me great pleasure the past 25 years. Each of these photos is to me an inspiration in my life. They are all over the walls of my home, and I consider them precious stones. I hope that the audience of the exhibition will get not less fun than I am collecting the collection," - said at the opening of sir Elton John.

"This truly unique exhibition. There are several collections of modernist photography in the UK, so we are delighted that sir Elton John has allowed us to present it an incredible collection and to give everyone a chance to see these iconic work," - said in turn, the Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate gallery