4 Jun 2014
Kevin Cummins @ Manchester Photographic 
New Order ~ A Photographic Exhibition by Kevin Cummins

The Manchester Photographic Gallery is the venue for an exhibition of photographs of New Order by Kevin Cummins later this month.

Following an invitation-only private view on 11 June (with Q&A session featuring Kevin Cummins and Peter Hook) the exhibition, which features some unseen ones, is open to the public from Thursday 12 to Sunday 29 June.

Manchester Photographic
22 Lever Street
Manchester M1 1EA

New Order ~ A Photographic Exhibition by Kevin Cummins

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Limited numbers of exhibition posters signed by KC are available to order online from the MPG website.

09/06/2014, 22:18

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Any idea what sizt the posters are. Can't see from the mpg site

01/07/2014, 14:53


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