PAUL DUKE: AT SEA

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Exhibition

10/11/2018 - 28/04/2019

A Conversation In Time

A selection of work by London-based Scottish photographer Paul Duke, from his magnificent series At Sea, which documents north-east Scotland’s fishing communities at a time of sharp decline.

These striking portraits were made over a three-year period, taken in a portable studio set up in harbours, shipyards and factories. Duke strived to document the dignity of a way of life and celebrate the legacy of the individuals who sustain this culture.

Duke’s images are complemented by his selection of works from the collection of Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums by artists who have also been inspired by the sea and its communities.

At Sea invites us to have a conversation with time, by considering artistic lineage and our deep cultural bond with the sea.

'Derri Wilson' © Paul Duke, 2013

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