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Jane Bown: A Lifetime of Looking
Luke Dodd

  • Wednesday 8 June 2016, 7.00PM to 7:50pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (map|getting to campus)
  • Wheelchair accessible

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Join Luke Dodd for an illustrated talk on the life and work of Jane Bown, the legendary photographer who worked at the Observer for six decades.  Jane worked in all areas of photojournalism but is best known for her portraits. Many of these have assumed an iconic status: the Queen, Samuel Beckett, Bjork, John Betjeman and Jean Cocteau – to name but a few.  

About the speaker

Luke Dodd is a freelance curator and editor.  Recent projects include an exhibition of photographs of the 1916 Easter Rising at the Photographers’ Gallery London; Editor of Jane Bown: A Lifetime of Looking (Guardian/Faber) 2015.


The book will be available to buy from the Waterstones' stall at this event.


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