Lines of Sight

Milestones in the History of Photography

The exhibition Lines of Sight presented the history of photography through the works of the most well-known representatives of the various photographic genres (landscape, portrait, war, ethnographic, science and experimental photography, photojournalism, fashion), including pictures by pioneers on the Greek photography scene.

130 photographs were exhibited in all, by 26 foreign and Greek photographers: Nadar (1820-1910), Felice Beato (1832-1909), Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904), Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Robert Demachy (1859-1936), the brothers Auguste Lumière (1862-1954) and Louis Lumière (1864-1948), Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952), Agustín V. Casasola (1874-1928), Norbert Ghisoland (1878-1939), Alexandre Rodchenko (1891-1956), André Kertész (1894-1985), Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986), Josef Sudek (1896-1976), Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Robert Doisneau (1912-1994), Robert Capa (1913-1954), W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), Mario Giacomelli (1925-2000), Sarah Moon (1941- ), Sebastião Salgado (1944- ), Voula Papaïoannou (1898-1990), Nelly's (1899-1998), Spyros Meletzis (1906-2003), Dimitris Harissiadis (1911-1993), Kostas Balafas (1920-2011) and Constantine Manos (1934- ).

The exhibition was accompanied by a fully illustrated trilingual (Greek, English, French) catalogue.

About

Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation Exhibition Organisation
Robert Delpire, Kyriakos Koutsomallis Exhibition Curators
Agnès Gagnès, Elizabeth Plessa Assistant Curators
Beatrice Fischer Secretariat