Photography Exhibitions

William Eggleston Portraits, National Portrait Gallery 'Beautiful, Evocative Photographs'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Much like the lyrics of a Springsteen song, this is a collection that seems to romanticise and reflect the lives of ordinary Americans, rather than a collection of portraits. And in that lies the lure of these incredible photographs. What a wonderful opportunity to see so many shots from a great pioneer.

Review: British Culture Examined in New Photography Show at Barbican Centre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 18.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

If, like me, you're a fan of street photography and social documentary, you'll love Strange and Familiar at the Barbican Centre, a new photography exhibition that examines the changing face of Britain's landscape, its communities and its rituals over the past century.

Review: Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern 'Selfie Culture is Nothing New'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Selfie culture may be a modern phenomenon but performing for the camera ain't nothing new. And how cameras have been used to capture artists at work and performance art is the subject of this new exhibition at Tate Modern.

Gathered Leaves: Alec Soth's Photography of Contemporary America

Victoria Sadler | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Alec Soth is one of America's most celebrated contemporary photographers and this new exhibition at the Science Museum is his first major UK show.

The Poise and Beauty of Audrey Hepburn the Focus in New Photography Exhibition

Victoria Sadler | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon is a major new photography exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery that truly spans the life of this enduring star, from her early years in the Netherlands, through her years in London on the West End stage and then on to the height of her fame as an actress and fashion inspiration, and her later philanthropic work.

The Power of Images Examined in Human Rights, Human Wrongs

Victoria Sadler | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Human Rights, Human Wrongs at The Photographers' Gallery is a thought-provoking photography exhibition that examines the legacy of iconic images. Spanning the years from 1945 to the early 1990s, the exhibition reflects the major political upheavals, conflicts, wars and struggles against racism and colonisation that became particularly urgent after the Second World War...

Impoverished Housing in Focus in Photography Exhibition at Science Museum

Victoria Sadler | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Make Life Worth Living is a collection of photographs at the Science Museum taken by Nick Hedges between 1968 and 1972 of the impoverished urban housing conditions that many Britons lived in...

The Legacy of War Examined in New Exhibition at Tate Modern

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Timed to coincide with the First World War centenary, the Tate Modern has opened a new exhibition that examines wars and conflict in photography. But this is not a simple display of photojournalism.

Should We Be Amused by Guy Bourdin's Photographs, or Appalled?

Victoria Sadler | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The new exhibition of Guy Bourdin's photography at Somerset House presents us with a conundrum. There is no doubting the man's eye and talent for image creation, but these images were taken over 30 years ago and today, many of them are deeply uncomfortable, some of them arguably offensive.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 at Natural History Museum

Victoria Sadler | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now in its fiftieth year. It is a global showcase of the very best nature photographs and I was absolutely blown away by the finalists on show in a stunning and moving display of their work at the Natural History Museum.

How to Think Like a Photographer While Using a Smartphone: An Interview with Robert Goldstein

Sara Bran | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Tech
Sara Bran

The instant share-ability and old-school feel of photographs edited with these apps form a bizarre juncture where nostalgia and modernity meet. But, is something being lost?

Joining Forces in the Fight for the Right to the City

Caroline Elliot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Caroline Elliot

As regional leaders next week gather for the African economic conference in Johannesburg, within post-apartheid's wealthiest province, the leader of some of South Africa's poorest communities prepares to join forces with allies overseas in the bid for justice and the right to the city.

Portraits Of Real-Life Prostitutes In Nevada

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When the BBC commissioned documentary film maker Jane Hilton to make “Love for Sale” 13 years ago, the 10-part series on Nevada’s legalised pros...

The 2013 Syngenta Photography Award - Exploring Global Challenges

Stuart Forster | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Stuart Forster

Many photography enthusiasts will have been unable to visit the recent Syngenta Photography Award exhibition, held at Somerset House in London. Unfo...

Focal Points: Art and Photography Exhibition Review

Sumeet Grover | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

In the stillness of photography there is drama, deceit, laughter, construction and questioning of utopia, assertive self-acceptance, manipulation of stories and finally emboldening of the creative and transformative capacity of oneself.

A Question of Colour at Somerset House

Emily Luxton | Posted 27.01.2013 | Home
Emily Luxton

Although not all the answers are there, A Question of Colour is certainly a good response to Cartier-Bresson's unintended challenge. If anything, the exhibition shows how the development of colour photography over time has given a new dimension to street photography.

The Secret is Out! Anomalous Visual Exhibition

Sarah Potter | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Potter

Last month, I blogged about Anomalous Visual's extremely mysterious showcase exhibition here which is set to take place this week. Bit by bit, we we...