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Exhibitions

David Hockney new self portrait

Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

Wittgenstein photographed by his friend Ben Richards in 1947

Wittgenstein and photography

Wed 27 April 2011 - Mon 15 August 2011

Photographic & Illustration Service

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein was born in Vienna, at one of the summer residences of the family on the outskirts of Vienna, in Neuwaldegg, on 26 April 1889 at 8.30 p.m. This year marks the 60th Anniversary of his death in Cambridge on 29 April 1951.
Ludwig Wittgenstein had a great interest in photography. In his writings there are numerous references to photography, which he uses to illustrate and clarify his arguments. He himself was a keen photographer and in the 1930s he created his own photo album. During his time as a primary school teacher and architect he carried out a number of photographic experiments together with his sisters and the court photographer Moritz Nähr, a friend of the family. Some of them are closely related to his philosophical work, for instance his experiment based on Francis Galton’s composite photography, from which Wittgenstein subsequently developed his concepts of “language game” and “family resemblance”.

Cost: free

Enquiries and booking

Enquiries also to Michael Nedo, Wittgenstein Archivist
01223 328200, email: nedo@wittgen-cam.ac.uk

Enquiries: Philip Ball Website Email: pmb1000@cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 334393

Timing

9:00am-5:00pm on weekdays from Wednesday 27 April 2011 until Monday 15 August 2011

All times

Wed 27 April 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 28 April 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 29 April 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 2 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 3 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 4 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 5 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 6 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 9 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 10 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 11 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 12 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 13 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 16 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 17 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 18 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 19 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 20 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 23 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 24 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 25 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 26 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 27 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 30 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 31 May 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 1 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 2 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 3 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 6 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 7 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 8 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 9 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 10 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 13 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 14 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 15 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 16 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 17 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 20 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 21 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 22 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 23 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 24 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 27 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 28 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 29 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 30 June 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 1 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 4 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 5 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 6 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 7 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 8 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 11 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 12 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 13 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 14 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 15 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 18 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 19 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 20 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 21 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 22 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 25 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 26 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 27 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 28 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 29 July 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 1 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 2 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 3 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 4 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 5 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 8 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tue 9 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 10 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 11 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 12 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Mon 15 August 2011 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Venue

Address: Photographic & Illustration Service
First Floor
Old Examination Hall
New Museums Site
Free School Lane
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3RS
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