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Photo London at Somerset House, London

Photo London at Somerset House, London

In the London photography world May is the biggest month of the year. The biggest photographic galleries wheel out exhibitions of their biggest names, the main auction houses have their photographic sales and UK’s largest – OK, pretty much only – photo fair, Photo London, pretty much takes over Somerset House. Amongst numerous photo-related satellite […]

by × May 18, 2018 × 0 comments

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Wim Wenders: Instant Stories – The Photographers Gallery, London

Wim Wenders: Instant Stories – The Photographers Gallery, London

Anyone familiar with the work of Wim Wenders may suspect that he has more than a passing interest in photography. In two of his movies in particular the use of Polaroid cameras is a vital part of the narrative: in the road movie Alice in the Cities there is a photo-obsessed protagonist […]

by × November 7, 2017 × 0 comments

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Saul Leiter: Retrospective – The Photographers Gallery, London

Saul Leiter: Retrospective – The Photographers Gallery, London

“I like it when one is not certain what one sees. When we do not know why the photographer has taken a picture and when we do not know why we are looking at it, all of a sudden we discover something that we start seeing. I like this confusion.” […]

by × March 12, 2016 × 0 comments

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We Want More: Image-Making & Music in the 21st Century

We Want More: Image-Making & Music in the 21st Century

Music and musicians have always been powerful magnets for photographers and artists. The narrow outlook of the past would tend towards the cliched images of the performer on stage or posing theatrically, but thankfully times have moved on. The Photographers Gallery has delved in to the new relationship between the photographer and musician […]

by × September 2, 2015 × 0 comments

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Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923 – 1937, The Photographers’ Gallery

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923 – 1937, The Photographers’ Gallery

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923 – 1937 has its UK premiere at The Photographers’ Gallery, presenting over 200 vintage prints, many on public display for the first time since the 1930s. Steichen was universally regarded as the first ‘modern’ fashion photographer. He was originally appointed to […]

by × November 1, 2014 × 0 comments

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The Deutsche Börse Prize 2014 at The Photographers’ Gallery

The Deutsche Börse Prize 2014 at The Photographers’ Gallery

As the most valuable and prestigious photography competition in the UK the Deutsche Borse Prize is always well worth a close look as a good assessment of the most important photographic work of the previous twelve months. It is interesting to note that the previous two awards were noticeable in their brave selection […]

by × May 27, 2014 × 0 comments

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Giacomo Brunelli – Animals at High House Gallery

Giacomo Brunelli – Animals at High House Gallery

A duck attacks the lens, a dog snarls at the camera, and a toad lies dead in the road. In his own truly unique way, Giacomo Brunelli pictures animals unlike any other photographer today. Typical wildlife photography is very much of a kind – candid images taken with long lenses, […]

by × April 21, 2014 × 0 comments

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David Lynch, William Burroughs and Andy Warhol, The Photographers’ Gallery

David Lynch, William Burroughs and Andy Warhol, The Photographers’ Gallery

A photography show consisting of  three very different American iconic artists, already renowned in their separate field of writing, filmmaking and art, is always going to be an intriguing combination. But when the photographers in question are David Lynch, William Burroughs and Andy Warhol, the creative bar is immediately raised. […]

by × January 30, 2014 × 0 comments