Preview: Jack Foley
THE National Theatre is currently presenting an exhibition which
showcases the iconic images of key moments in European history,
that have been featured in TIMEs annual summer special issue
European Journey: Then & Now, (published on Monday, August
The exhibition chronicles how Europe has changed and focuses
on sites of momentous historic events where TIME photographers
have returned to capture the scene in the present day to juxtapose
the image against the same scene decades ago.
Images include, the Berlin Wall, 1989; Gdansk, 1980; the Soviet
invasion of Budapest, 1956; the Bloody Sunday massacres in Londonderry,
1972; London in the swinging 60s; student riots in Paris, 1968;
the Russian coup, 1991; and Grozny, 1995.
Eric Pooley, editor of TIME Europe said: "This is a landmark
event for TIME as it will be the first-ever photo exhibition of
its kind that the magazine has brought to London and will be a
showcase of the magazines rich photo-journalistic coverage."
The National Gallery is located on London's South Bank and is
open Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 11pm, all year round (except
for bank holidays - check with the Information Desk for details).
The Information Desk in the main entrance foyer is open during
Tel 020 7452 3400 for more information - the Box Office is open
from 10am to 8pm for callers in person.