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Photographs by Ida Kar, 1960s-1970s

Kar's later work includes the leading artists of the St Ives modern art movement (Tatler, 26 July 1961), featuring Patrick Heron, Peter Lanyon, Barbara Hepworth and Terry Frost, and her documentary portraits of Soho bohemia in the 1950s and early 1960s includes The Farm Coffee Shop and artists associated with her husband’s Gallery One. Kar’s portrait of Fidel Castro, included as a contact sheet, taken in Cuba of 1964, demonstrates her political interests and her engagement in promoting her work abroad.

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Stanislas Lelio, by Ida Kar - NPG x132566

Stanislas Lelio

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, mid 1950s
NPG x132566

Josef Herman, by Ida Kar - NPG x131096

Josef Herman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1955
NPG x131096

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x128598

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x128598

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x128665

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x128665

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x128666

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x128666

Bernard Kops, by Ida Kar - NPG x134748

Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957-1958
NPG x134748

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x134867

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x134867

'Echmiadzin Market', by Ida Kar - NPG x135025

'Echmiadzin Market'

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG x135025

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135027

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135027

'Old Armenian man', by Ida Kar - NPG x135029

'Old Armenian man'

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135029

'Anoush', by Ida Kar - NPG x135151

'Anoush'

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135151

'Anoush', by Ida Kar - NPG x135028

'Anoush'

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135028

'Armenian artist sketching Ida Kar', by Ida Kar - NPG x135152

'Armenian artist sketching Ida Kar'

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135152

Sarkis Arutchian; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135157

Sarkis Arutchian; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135157

Sarkis Arutchian; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135158

Sarkis Arutchian; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135158

Avetik Isahakyan; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135159

Avetik Isahakyan; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135159

Avetik Isahakyan; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135160

Avetik Isahakyan; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135160

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135161

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135161

Sophie Isahakyan; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135162

Sophie Isahakyan; Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135162

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135163

Avetik Sahak Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135163

Bella Isahakyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x135164

Bella Isahakyan

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135164

'Galley One', by Ida Kar - NPG x135207

'Galley One'

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, late 1950s
NPG x135207

'Soho Fair' (Greek Street), by Ida Kar - NPG x135518

'Soho Fair' (Greek Street)

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135518

Susan Robins, by Ida Kar - NPG x135517

Susan Robins

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x135517

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88849

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
half-plate film negative, 1957
NPG x88849

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88850

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88850

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88851

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88851

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88852

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88852

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88853

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88853

Sergo Anastasi Mikoyan, by Ida Kar - NPG x132609

Sergo Anastasi Mikoyan

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x132609

Boris Sergeevich Brunov; John Kasmin, by Ida Kar - NPG x135118

Boris Sergeevich Brunov; John Kasmin

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1959
NPG x135118

Hughston Maynard McBain, by Ida Kar - NPG x135210

Hughston Maynard McBain

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x135210

Hughston Maynard McBain, by Ida Kar - NPG x135211

Hughston Maynard McBain

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x135211

Hughston Maynard McBain, by Ida Kar - NPG x135212

Hughston Maynard McBain

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x135212

Eugène Ionesco, by Ida Kar - NPG x127776

Eugène Ionesco

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x127776

Eugène Ionesco, by Ida Kar - NPG x127777

Eugène Ionesco

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x127777

Eugène Ionesco, by Ida Kar - NPG x127778

Eugène Ionesco

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x127778

Olivia Mary Manning, by Ida Kar - NPG x128671

Olivia Mary Manning

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x128671

Ceri Richards, by Ida Kar - NPG x128740

Ceri Richards

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x128740

Ceri Richards, by Ida Kar - NPG x128741

Ceri Richards

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x128741

Ceri Richards, by Ida Kar - NPG x128742

Ceri Richards

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x128742

Robert Fordyce Aickman, by Ida Kar - NPG x128887

Robert Fordyce Aickman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x128887

Robert Fordyce Aickman, by Ida Kar - NPG x128888

Robert Fordyce Aickman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x128888