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An absolutely fascinating-looking exhibition called Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography is coming to Barbican from Thursday 20 Feb — Sun 17 May, 2020.

The exhibition uses film and photography to explore how masculinity has developed, been perceived, and constructed from the 1960s till now.

According to the Barbican website, the show includes work from more than 50 artists from around the world, including Laurie Anderson, Sunil Gupta, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Isaac Julien and Catherine Opie.

Masculinities focuses on the role of film and photography in forming our ideas and social norms around male behaviour. Themes of the show include patriarchy, the family, queer identity, masculine stereotypes, how women perceive men, and tenderness.

Tickets are available from the Barbican now.

For a musical preview, listen to the Masculinities playlist.