Ivan Kincyl: In The Minute, Victoria & Albert Museum - FREE - ★★★★☆ - Until July 7, 2019


The photography of Ivan Kincyl (1953-2004) focuses on the theatre and evokes the mystery of the truth that lies behind the essential artificiality of the dramatic experience. His ethereal pictures grasp at timeless realities in the transient moment. There are 60 photos suggesting the second they were captured "in the minute" of the exhibition. The black and white works use their dramatic chiaroscuro to light the characters and sets evoking not only the play, but also the idea and theme that inform its creation. This is a beautiful exhibition, low-key and unpretentious, speaking to lovers of the theatre and those who appreciate the art of photography.

Reviewed by J.C.

 Our Score:  ☆☆☆★ 

Want to save on tickets? See our Tips page.

WHEN, WHERE, GETTING THERE:
Until July 7, 2019
Daily: 10 am - 5:45 pm
Victoria & Albert Museum, Room 104
Nearest tube: South Kensington
https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/OKGJ9xza/ivan-kyncl-in-the-minute

Latest Reviews

Camden Fringe: Shards, The Camden People's Theatre - ★★★★★ - August 15 - 18, 2019

Dogfight, Southwark Playhouse - ★★★★☆ - Until August 31, 2019

The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde, Jack Studio Theatre - ★★★★★ - Until September 28, 2019

Towards Zero, The Mill at Sonning - ★★★★★ - Until September 28, 2019

Thriller Live, Lyric Theatre - ★★★★☆ - Until April 26, 2020

Amsterdam, Orange Tree Theatre - ★★★★☆ - Until October 12, 2019

Camden Fringe: Puttana, Etcetera Theatre / Hen & Chickens Theatre - ★★★☆☆ - Until August 25, 2019

Camden Fringe: Celia Delaney is... Angelic? - The Bill Murray - ★★★☆☆ - Until August 19, 2019

Camden Fringe: U Are What U Wear, Etcetera Theatre - ★★★☆☆ - Until August 19, 2019

The Crown Dual, Wilton's Music Hall - ★★★★☆ - Until September 14, 2019

The City Life Magazine. Reviews and Ratings.