7 October 2022
Sue Davies, who founded The Photographers’ Gallery in London’s Covent Garden in 1971 has died age 87.
5 August 2019
Urban Impulses, the new exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery here in London, exemplifies the reasons why contemporary photography now so often seems to take the lead over contemporary painting. It is more directly relevant to the world that we, the viewers, inhabit. Photographers have been witnesses to it all – ELS The show is about […]
4 June 2018
28 February 2018
There are some thought-provoking and informative photography exhibitions on show in London at the moment. Ranging from the Barbican’s Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins which explores subjects on the edge of society to the four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 at the Photographers’ gallery. Also just opened is the Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography which shows together Oscar Rejlander (1813–75), Lewis Carroll (1832–98), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79) and Lady Clementina Hawarden (1822-65). Here is a selection of what’s on offer.
21 February 2018
Feminist Avant Garde of the 1970s is an expansive exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery, comprising forty-eight international female artists and over 150 major works from the VERBUND COLLECTION in Vienna. The exhibition highlights groundbreaking practices that shaped the feminist art movement and provides a timely reminder of the wide impact of a seminal generation of artists. Alongside […]
A new photography exhibition explores the Lure of London’s Soho at The Photographers’ Gallery, this Spring. Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho uncovers the hidden corners and colourful characters of 1950s and early 60s Soho, as seen through the eyes of John Deakin (1912 – 1972). Considered to be one of […]
A curious attraction made its appearance in fun fairs and amusement parks, in the years following World War I. The photo-shooting gallery. When the customer hit the bullseye, he or she triggered a camera, winning them a snapshot of themselves in the act of shooting. The metaphorical charge of the activity is obvious—upon looking at […]
The World in London is a major public art project initiated by The Photographers’ Gallery, to coincide with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project set out to commission 204 photographic portraits of 204 Londoners, each originating from one of the nations competing at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The portraits […]