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PORTRAITS by Hasselblad Award Winners opens in Reykjavík Museum of Photography

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The exhibition PORTRAITS by Hasselblad Award Winners will be opened on Saturday, September 24 at 15:00 in Reykjavík Museum of Photography.
This exhibition features a selection of works by Hasselblad Award winners, from the Hasselblad Foundation collection, with a particular focus on portraiture. Seen from the perspective of seven photographers, with works from 1940 until 2014, the exhibition features seminal pieces by legendary photographers such as Irving Penn – and his portrayals of Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp – or Richard Avedon, depicting the power elite of the 1970s the USA for Rolling Stone magazine, in the series The Family (1976). The exhibition also includes Avedon’s iconic fashion photograph Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, August 1955.
PORTRAITS - by Hasselblad Award Winners is produced by the Hasselblad Foundation and curated by Chief Curator Dragana Vujanovic.
Further information on the museum website here
Courtesy of the Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden.
© Christer Strömholm Estate
Jacky & Adèle Chanel Mannequin 1960
© Nan Goldin
Self-portrait Inside/Outside, 2006
(Nine mounted cibachrome prints)
September 25 at 13:30: Exhibition talk with curator Dragana Vujanovic Östlind.
November 5 at 14:00: Influences – Exhibition talk.