Robert Rauschenberg arrived on the American art scene in the 1950s as something of a young pretender, overthrowing established parameters, stretching and breaking boundaries with an insatiable thirst for innovation and the discovery of new media to express his ideas. With abstract expressionism in full flood and painting on the throne, Rauschenberg challenged what art […]
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[ gallery ] Photo London 2016 completes its 2nd year with another critically acclaimed event, member Paul Gorman made a visit and was blown away by the visual feast. Offering 3 days of exhibitions, installations, talks, lectures, book signings and screenings. Three major exhibitions, Don McCullin in association with Hamiltons; Sergey Chilikov in association with […]
Performing for the Camera identifies and investigates photography as a tool for recording with as wide a range of performance work from the 1850s to date. An intriguing show where the camera as observer often provided the only evidence of of a body of work; from Victorian music and theatre via an original album of […]
Ian Mason and Graham Cook attended the capitals latest foray into the international world of photo events with a British version of Paris Photo hosted at Somerset House. Photo London is quite possibly the finest selection of contemporary and historical photography simultaneously under one roof. From original Talbots and other 19th century masters through to […]
Emma Cordeaux has produced a new portfolio of work. It is a well-known path that my thinking and concepts follow, led by photographers such as Francesca Woodman; my work revolves around birth, life, death and resurrection as experienced through my family. The history of family members and the artefacts within the space we live is […]
Graham Cook and Steve Welsh have been exploring the process of Platinum Printing. Images from film and digital including phone camera capture were converted through Photoshop and Bridge into transfer negatives that were ink jet printed onto Agfa transfer film. The ratio method was used combining ferric oxcelate, platinum, palladium and tween to refine contrast […]
London’s winter exhibition season was full with familiar treats and new inspirations. The Hayward Gallery brings matches two photographers together who are not well known in Europe Eva Mendiata,Traces and Go Away Closer by Dayanita Singh. Cuban born Mendiata’s all too brief carrier encompassed multi media, land art, performance, drawing, 3-D work and especially film […]