Elton John’s unrivalled modernist photography collection comes to Tate Modern.

10 November 2016 – 7 May 2017
Tate Modern, London

This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see one of the world’s greatest private collections of photography, drawn from the classic modernist period of the1920s through to the 1950s. An incredible group of Man Ray portraits, including images of Matisse, Picasso and André Breton, will be publicly exhibited together for the first time, having been collected by Sir Elton John over the past 25 years.

With over 50 artists and 150 rare vintage prints on show from seminal figures including Imogen Cunningham, André Kertész, Alfred Stieglitz, Tina Modotti and Aleksandr Rodchenko, delight in seeing these masterpieces of photography and discovering what hangs on the walls of Elton John’s home.

Man Ray Glass Tears (Les Larmes) 1932 Collection Elton John © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2016
Man Ray Glass Tears (Les Larmes) 1932 Collection Elton John © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2016
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936