Atomic Bomb: Photographs 1946 - 1970
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Atomic Bomb: Photographs 1946 - 1970 @ Repetto Gallery, London

Thu 8 Feb 2018 to Fri 16 Mar 2018

Atomic Bomb: Photographs 1946 - 1970 @ Repetto Gallery

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23 Bruton St, W1J 6QF, London West End, UK
Open: 10am-6pm Mon-Fri


Atomic Bomb: Photographs 1946 - 1970


Atomic Bomb: Photographs 1946 - 1970
to Fri 16 Mar 2018
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Repetto Gallery in London presents the exhibition Atomic bomb. The show exhibits 25 photographs from 1946 to 1970.

Repetto Gallery Atomic Bomb 1

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Repetto Gallery Atomic Bomb 3

After seventy-three years from the tragedies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 25 photographs of atomic experiments, that the American and French army carried out from 1946 to 1970 in remote places in the Pacific or in the desert, are exhibited in London as a commemoration. These photographs of death and transfiguration are the documentation of the evil in an aesthetic testimony. Beyond the atrocious gesture, forgotten the dreadful reality, these works remain frightful yet beautiful to observe. Enormous clouds in a shape of indented columns, in the immense temple of the sky; white bunch of ionise gas; sculptures of irradiate light; enormous shock waves pressed in milky clouds; irregular ampoule of nuclear foams. Proofs, testimonies, documents of a human and military insanity. Shapes, metamorphosis, colours of a beautiful and atrocious mushroom.

Courtesy of Repetto Gallery, London

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