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Yayoi Kusama in her Shinjuku studio, Tokyo, 2016 © Magnum Photos. Photo by Thomas Hoepker


12 July – 29 October 2023

Magnum Photos: Where Ideas Are Born


12 July – 29 October 2023

Magnum Photos: Where Ideas Are Born


Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery is proud to present Magnum Photos: Where Ideas are Born, an exceptional exhibition that captures the intersections of art, creativity, and the spaces where they collide.

The exhibition brings together the captivating works of esteemed photographers from the legendary Magnum agency. Visitors will witness the photo portraits of internationally-renowned artists at the moment when inspiration ignites, birthing ideas that have revolutionised the art world. Explore the vibrant chaos of Frida Kahlo’s workspaces, dive into the pop art culture of Andy Warhol’s New York loft, and delve into the artistic domains of contemporary titans such as Ai Weiwei and Yayoi Kusama.

Magnum Photos: Where Ideas are Born pays tribute not only to the artists themselves but to the transformative power of their creative spaces. Each photo chronicles unique encounters between artists and photographers, capturing intimate moments of creativity that resonate with Pitzhanger’s commitment to innovative artistry and creativity.

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a history lover, or someone who appreciates the art of photography, this exhibition is an opportunity to delve into the world of creativity and witness how art comes to life. Join us at Pitzhanger to explore these magnificent works that testify to the power of art, design, and the spaces where ideas are born.


12 July – 29 October 2023


Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery
Ealing Green, London W5 5EQ


Access with general admission

Enjoy free admission during the following times:

  • Unlimited access for Members at all times.
  • Every Thursday 5pm – 8pm for all visitors.
  • Every Sunday 10am – 12.30pm for Ealing Borough residents.

Concessions available

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Ealing Green, London
W5 5EQ
Reception: 020 3985 8888
Venue Hire: 020 3994 0966
Office: 020 3994 0967

Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
First Thursday of the month: 10:00 - 20:00
Monday - Tuesday: Closed
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17:00

Last admissions one hour before closing

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