Strangelove’s Weegee

Exhibtion runs June 14 to July 26, 2013

Strangelove’s Weegee is an exhibition of photographs by American news photographer, Weegee, taken on the set of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.

The exhibition also includes publicity stills, posters, lobby cards and other material related to the film. The exhibition explores Weegee’s tabloid aesthetics and Kubrick’s interest in them. Among the photographs taken by Weegee on the film set are fight scenes in the War Room, including the famous pie fight cut by Kubrick from the final version of the film. The exhibition is curated by AHVA Professor John O’Brian.

FILM SCREENING: Dr. Strangelove or : How I LEarned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Wednesday July 10, 7:00 PM
Empire Theatres Esplanade, 200 West Esplanade, North Vancouver

CURATOR’S TALK: Saturday, June 22, 1:00 PM

For further information please visit: http://www.presentationhousegallery.org

Photo: Anonymous, Weegee and Peter Sellers after the famous pie scene on the set of Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb], 1963, Courtesy International Center of Photography.