Ilse Bing at Glyndebourne

The Burlington Magazine

In 1937, Ilse Bing, then based in Paris, was commissioned to photograph the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, founded three years before. The little-known results, preserved in a set of Bing's prints in teh archive at Glyndenourne, emphaise her significance as a pioneering photographer of live theatrical performances and document the romantic style that she abandoned after the Second World War. 


Read the full article by Philip Boot in the December 2021 issue of The Burlington Magazine

1 December 2021