London Photography Exhibitions November 2018

Pop by 'n say hi!London Photography Exhibitions November 2018 Photography exhibitions in London this month include two new and equally interesting displays.  First there is Miles Aldridge and Todd Hido at Huxley-Parlour.  Meanwhile in South Kensington you can see British artist Oli Kellet’s work.  He centres, in particular, on urban crossroads for his series at HackelBury.  The Huxley-Parlour show, in contrast, explores suburbia.  That is done through the lenses of the two uniquely different artists. There is not just work from well-known photographers on show this week.  You can examine new work on topical themes too at Autograph in Shoreditch.  They host Common Ground.  That show features work from 16 to 19 year old Londoners working together with the University of the Arts, London.   Also in Shoreditch, you can see the New East Photo Prize at Calvert 22.  Another prize show is in annual Astronomy Photographer show in Greenwich.  There are some impressive shots on display including one from UK photographer Andrew Whyte. Meanwhile, some shows are about to end. These include Common Ground together with Modern Masters.    Modern Masters is at Hamiltons and features top, current and historical artists. Read on for further details on these as well as […]

London Photography Exhibitions October 2018

Pop by 'n say hi! London Photography Exhibitions October 2018 There is even more good photography to see in London this autumn.  First we go back around 100 years to the aftermath of the First World War.  Renewal at the Imperial War Museum offers a look in detail at rebuilding cities after the Great War.  Meanwhile in Notting Hill, there is a very different landscape on display.  Hunter Barnes offers a photographic study of Las Vegas, taking the vivid vistas of the buildings as well as the workers of the legendary city.  Finally, the 2018 Taylor Wessing photographic Prize exhibition has just opened.  That is at the National Portrait Gallery, where you can also catch Illuminating Women. London Nights, featuring over 50 artists continues at the Museum of London.  There is also a group show at Hamiltons.  Modern Masters features work by Helmut Newton and Irving Penn  together with Erwin Olaf and Robert Mapplethorpe. Some photography exhibitions in London, such as Expectations are ending soon.  That display at the Black Cultural Archives captures the struggles as well as victories of Windrush Britain. Read on for further details on these as well as others. See the regularly updated London Photography Galleries list. […]
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London Photography Exhibitions September 2018

Pop by 'n say hi! London Photography Exhibitions September 2018 London photography exhibitions to end September 2018 significantly, shine a light on female photographers.  First, at the National Portrait Gallery Illuminating Women features work by Mayotte Magnus. The photographs are from a 1977 landmark exhibition (also at the National Portrait Gallery), which called attention to eminent British women. Meanwhile in Mayfair iconic images by Eva Sereny are on show at Anemoi Gallery. While those shows run in the West End, there is much more photography to be seen in other parts of London.  Senegalese photographer Victor Omar Diop’s exhibition continues at Autograph ABP in Shoreditch.  Meanwhile a celebration of the struggles as well as victories of the Windrush generation is running at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton.  Finally in South Kensington Hackelbury celebrate their 20th anniversary with work by Malian photographer Malick Sidibé. Some photography exhibitions in London, such as The Great British Seaside are ending soon. You can catch Martin Parr work as well as Simon Roberts, David Hurn and Tony-Ray Jones work at that show. Similarly, I Want to Live at Free Space Project ends soon. In brief, that show looks at an important topic. Staff as […]

London Photography Exhibitions August 2018

Pop by 'n say hi! This is a London Photography Exhibitions post from our archives. Click link to see the latest London Photography Exhibitions. London Photography Exhibitions August 2018 There is a decent number of photography exhibitions in London worth seeing this August. We have just added Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive to the list. This is a mid-career survey of her remarkably rich career, including images from the Crowd series. Don’t forget you can get into the exhibition for free before noon any day. Beyond Soho there is a fair bit of photography on show. In Shoreditch you can see the new Victor Diop show Liberty / Diaspora. Meanwhile, Shape of Light continues at Tate Modern while on the other side of the river at Barbican you can see Dorothea Lange. Influential Cindy Sherman continues her exhibition at Sprüth Magers while in Camden there is an interesting Peter Fraser display. Unfortunately some shows end this month. In particular, Rodin: the Photographs ends soon. Read on for further details on these as well as others. See the regularly updated London Photography Galleries list. The London Photography Galleries list compliments this post on London Photography Exhibitions. It contains information such as […]

London Photography Exhibitions July 2018

Pop by 'n say hi! This is a London Photography Exhibitions post from our archives. Click link to see the latest London Photography Exhibitions. London Photography Exhibitions July 2018 The Black Lives Matter movement in the United States has been a focus of interest recently. As a result it seems timely that there are two London photography exhibitions added to the list this week, championing human rights and celebrating the impact of African Americans. Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop has his first London solo exhibition. Liberty / Diaspora at Autograph looks at the fight for freedom and human rights in Africa as well as the diaspora. Meanwhile at Somerset House, The Influence Project celebrates the global impact of African American musicians. Meanwhile, there is a lot of other photography around the capital worth a look this week. Shape of Light continues at Tate Modern while on the other side of the river at Barbican you can see Dorothea Lange. Influential Cindy Sherman continues her exhibition at Sprüth Magers while in Camden there is an interesting Peter Fraser display. Some photography exhibitions in London are coming to an end. These include the Jacques Henri Lartigue display at Michael Hoppen, together with […]

What is an Art Model? How are Art Models Different to Life Models?

Pop by 'n say hi!What is an Art Model? What is an Art Model and how is an art model different from a life model? Although the term ‘art model’ can include art modelling, an art model tends to pose for photographic art. In contrast, life models work with non-photographic artist. Naturally, a model can work as both a life and an art model! Unhelpfully, this begs the question – what is non-photographic modelling? Non-photographic modelling is another term for life modelling or figure modelling. Historically life and figure modelling is for life drawing: drawing from a live model (rather than photographs) in different poses. Life drawing is important for studying forms, proportions and perspective. So what is an art model? Typically an art model poses for a photographer working on a conceptual art project. Photographer Chloe Rosser used art models in her ‘Form and Function’ series. Using art models she was able to emphasize our increasing alienation from our own bodies. jfFrank made the photograph which accompanies this post at a workshop arranged by L A Noble Gallery. Art models posed for the image. The image is part of the ongoing series ‘Perspectives’. Is Photography Art? From the dawn […]

London Photography Exhibitions June 2018

Pop by 'n say hi! This is a London Photography Exhibitions post from our archives. Click link to see the latest London Photography Exhibitions. London Photography Exhibitions June 2018 Two new photography exhibitions in London are now open. Both are exciting. First there is Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing. This is the first major UK solo show of the US proto-feminist’s work. The second new show features Tish Murtha. Tish Murtha was also a social documentary photographer. The gallery bring together six major bodies of her work. As well as the new shows, Shape of Light continues at Tate Modern. Note that some photography exhibitions in London are about to end. Derek Parfit: The Mind’s Eye is open until Saturday. Meanwhile Olaf Otto Becker runs until next week. Read on for further details on these as well as others. See the regularly updated London Photography Galleries list. The London Photography Galleries list compliments this post on London Photography Exhibitions. It contains information such as opening times and maps for the London photography exhibitions. Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing Just opened. Dorothea Lange is probably best known for her work for the U.S. Farm Security Agency during the Great Depression. Roy […]

London Photography Exhibitions May 2018

Pop by 'n say hi!jfFrank online » Home » Latest » London Photography Exhibitions May 2018 This is a London Photography Exhibitions post from our archives. Click link to see the latest London Photography Exhibitions. London Photography Exhibitions May 2018 Even though Photo London 2018 is over there is still plenty of quality London photography exhibitions to end the month. Notably ‘Queer Gaze from Poland’ which showcases Polish photographers is one of the first major London photography exhibitions dedicated to Polish photography. As well as established photographers, you can see work from new talent this month. Foam Talent London 2018 introduces 20 young photographers from around the globe. Meanwhile Magnum photographers have stopped in London on the worldwide tour of their “Home” exhibition. Elliott Erwitt and Alec Soth as well as 14 other Magnum photographers give their take on the them “Home”. A lot of London photography exhibitions are ending soon. In particular, ending this weekend are Queer Gaze from Poland, “Home”, Thomas Mailaender (at Michael Hoppen Gallery). That is not to mention Another Kind of Life at the Barbican Centre. Read on for further details on both of these and others, lower down. See the regularly updated London Photography […]

Photo London 2018

Pop by 'n say hi!jfFrank online » Home » Latest » Photo London 2018 & London Photography Exhibitions May 2018 Photo London 2018 & London Photography Exhibitions May 2018 Photo London 2018, sees the fair, return to Somerset House, now in its fourth edition. With over a hundred galleries participating there is a wealth of photography to discover this year, from discovering emerging artists and new work from established contemporary photographers to taking in classics. These is all that and plenty in between! Meanwhile away from the photography fervour at Somerset House, there is plenty more photography to see in the London. A few shows are closing soon. If you don’t have time to pop into Opera Gallery in Bond Street to see Ellen von Unwerth’s display, you are in luck. You can flick through a collector’s edition of her latest book, Heimat, at the Taschen stand at Photo London. As well as Ellen von Unwerth, a few more exhibitions are closing soon. These include Birgit Jürgenssen: Nocturnal Light in Fitzrovia and Thomas Mailaender: The Fun Archaeology in Chelsea. Victorian Giants, on at the National Portrait Gallery is also closing soon. Read on for further details on both of these […]

London Photography Exhibitions April 2018

Pop by 'n say hi!jfFrank online » Home » Latest » London Photography Exhibitions April 2018 This is a London Photography Exhibitions post from our archives. Click link to see the latest London Photography Exhibitions. London Photography Exhibitions April 2018 London photography exhibitions for to end April 2018 include a return of the World Photography Organisation Awards. Additionally there is something a little different over in Chelsea. The WPO show occurs yearly at Somerset House. Significantly, over 600 photographers are featured this year, including Candida Höfer. Indeed there is a room of Candida Höfer work, after her being awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Photography. There is something rather different at Michael Hoppen. Namely, a Thomas Mailaender exhibition. The gallery present eccentric and extreme work by the multimedia artist. Read on for further details on both of these and others, lower down. See the regularly updated London Photography Galleries list. The London Photography Galleries list compliments this post on London Photography Exhibitions. It contains information such as opening times and maps for the London photography exhibitions. Thomas Mailaender: The Fun Archaeology Just opened. Thomas Mailaender is a French artist who lives and works between Paris and Marseille. He creates weird and […]