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The Shape of Light – Tate Modern until October 14th 2018

16 Jul
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                     It is not a question of whether photography can make abstract interpretations that is proven beyond doubt at Tate Moderns comprehensive show The Shape of Light. The conundrum is, should it? Abstract art and photography are mostly considered as separate issues, this makes no sense; […]

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 […]

An encounter with Steve McCurry

02 Jun
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     London’s Photographers Gallery was having a busy week. As well as Deutsche Borse nominees visiting for book signings and talks, Steve McCurry was in town to launch his new book at the Ramillies Place venue. The multi award winning American photographer is perhaps most widely known for his portrait of an Afgan girl […]

Pioneer work goes on show in London

27 Apr
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The DNA of early photography connects two London exhibitions with a view of both Pictorialist and scientific output. Tate Britain hosts Salt and Silver featuring prints and negatives made between 1840 and 1860 majoring on the evolution of silver salt paper negatives and positives. As you would expect the work of Fox Talbot, Nadar, Fenton […]

Vivian Maier – Street Photographer

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[ gallery ] Followers of documentary photography will by now not need an introduction to Vivian Maier whose street photography hit the photography world in 2009.  Her work was discovered by chance when three collectors John Maloof, Ron Slatery and Randy Prow attended a storage dispersal sale in 2007 and purchased at that point an […]

Festival Heads book now available

17 Jun
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Last June photojournalist Steve Welsh took a busman’s holiday at Glastonbury Festival, easy game you may think to make a photographic project from the visit. Not necessarily so! Apart from obvious attractions the event is so vast the question has to be, where do you begin? Where is a narrative that will illustrate the festival’s […]