F11 a Photographic Museum in Happy Valley

F11 a Photographic Museum in Happy Valley in a restored Art Deco house

Art Deco house 

Art Deco house 

The museum  just opened with a Best in Show exhibition by legendary American photographer, Elliott Erwitt, who himself attend the launch. The exhibition is curated by the museum’s owner, Douglas So and  features over 50 original photographs from Erwitt’s collection.

Oversized Chinese made Leica replica 

Oversized Chinese made Leica replica 

The museum occupies a three-storey Art Deco ex-residential building, newly restored in Yuk Sau Street. 

If you don't know anything abou Erwitt’s career which spans more than 60 years and his collection just google it. If you come to the museum you can see a real great exhibition which includes some of the most renowned photographs of the 20th century. 

You'll have the opportunity to see images with political impact like the meeting  of Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushnev in Moscow as well as Jacqueline Kennedy at the funeral of her husband. You won't miss iconic images of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable.

At the same time as the Erwitt show is going there is a “Leica M3: 60th Anniversary” camera exhibition. So hurry and try to get an appointment for the visit at:  

www.f11.com

60 years of Leica M6

60 years of Leica M6