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Victoria and Albert Museum Launches Photography Centre

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Those who remember the Royal Photographic Society’s Octagon Gallery in Bath may experience a feeling of déjà vu when entering new galleries dedicated to the medium at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Triumphal columns of antiquarian cameras frame the new exhibition space entrance where the V&A have successfully managed to capture something of the Octagon […]

Wim Wenders – Chemical Instants

02 Dec
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In the age of instant image gratification it’s for granted that our fully formed images can circulate the world within seconds of the shutter releasing. It is easy to forget the era of Edwin Land and his invention of Polaroid that recorded intimate chemical instants; although initially equally as disposable as today’s mass digital photography […]

Crewdson at the Photographers Gallery 2017

30 Aug
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Crewdson at the Photographer’s Gallery 2017 At first glance the new body of work from Gregory Crewdson, Cathedral of the Pines, currently showing at London’s Photographer’s Gallery, could easily seem like more of the same. Large format meticulously crafted Lynchian tableaux inviting the viewer to step into a familiar and yet unfamiliar world and create […]

Rauschenberg at Tate Modern

10 Jan
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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 […]

Photo London 2016

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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 at Tate Modern

22 May
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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 […]

Photo London 2015

03 Jul
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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 […]

Cutting the mustard

08 Apr
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With its recent Hannah Hock retrospective London’s Whitechapel Gallery has helped illuminate a star of the art world whose light has been somewhat shrouded by the vale of male dominated Dadaism for far too long. Hock was there at the beginning, exhibiting what would become her best-known work Cut With the Knife Dada Through the […]

Connectivity in photography

08 Apr
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It may initially be difficult to see a connection between the work of Andy Warhol, William S. Burroughs and David Lynch recently on show at London’s Photographers Gallery. They are all renown for other genres, however for this trio photography is playing its 20th century role of being present and informing the work of the […]