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Michael Hoppen Gallery, Chelsea, Photography Exhibitions London August 2019

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. The […]
Hamiltons Gallery, London Photography Exhibitions September 2019
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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 well […]
Hamiltons Gallery, London Photography Exhibitions September 2019

London Photography Exhibitions September 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 September 2018 London photography exhibitions for September include a show from the Malian photographer Malick Sidibé. There is also a look at the struggles and victories of the Windrush generation. That exhibition is at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton while Look at Me, the Sidibé show is at Hackelbury. Hackelbury are based in South Kensington and just a quarter of an hour cycle ride from Michael Hoppen. Notably Michael Hoppen is hosting Shashin: are-bure-boke an exhibition of Japanese photography. Further afield, Modern Masters continues at Hamiltons in Mayfair. 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, Earth Photo at the Royal Geographical Society is about to close. 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 […]
Hamiltons Gallery, London Photography Exhibitions April 2018

London Photography Exhibitions September 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 September 2018 Photography exhibitions in London this month include two new group exhibitions. In Mayfair at Hamiltons, we have Modern Masters. Meanwhile, in Chelsea Michael Hoppen call on their massive collection of Japanese photography. Shashin: are-bure-boke at Michael Hoppen presents well known artists along lesser known ones. The show is spread across two floors of the gallery. Hamiltons also present work from modern photographers in their exhibition. Included is work from Erwin Olaf as well as Robert Frank and Irving Penn. Modern Masters is already open while Michael Hoppen open the doors on Friday 14th. Some photography exhibitions in London, such as Earth Photo are ending soon. Earth Photo is at the Royal Geographical Society. Just beside Hyde Park, it is walkable from Michael Hoppen. Peter Fraser: Mathematics at Camden Arts Centre is also ending 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 opening […]
Tate Modern, London Photography Exhibitions August 2018

London Photography Exhibitions September 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 September 2018 London Photography exhibitions this September include plenty of exciting exhibitions. While the Earth Photo continues in South Kensington, there is another exhibition worth seeing in Clerkenwell. The Beauty of Japanese Autumn showcases the stunning palette colour Japanese landscapes offer each autumn. The exhibition at Sway Gallery ends soon, check below for more. Meanwhile, Shape of Light continues at Tate Modern. That shows is a stunning celebration of 100 years of abstract art. There is also a free display of Martin Parr worth seeing at Tate Modern. 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. The Beauty of Japanese Autumn – by June Miyoshi Closing soon. Japan’s autumn kōyō (literally ‘red leaves’) is visually stunning with shades of red, vermilion and gold adorning trees all over the country. The Beauty of Japanese Autumn showcases June […]
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London Photography Exhibitions September 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 September 2018 London Photography exhibitions to start September include two exciting Earth photography shows. First there is ‘Earth’ at the Royal Geographical Society. This exhibition in South Kensington features 50 exceptional photographs chosen to represent the planet in all its diversity. Meanwhile at Atlas gallery in Marylebone, ‘High: Photography from Above’ lends a different perspective. Be sure to visit soon as that exhibition closes this weekend. Over in The City, Barbican’s exhibition showcasing U.S. depression era photographer Dorothea Lange is also ending soon. Another show closing soon is Cindy Sherman at Sprüth Magers. There is still a bit more time to see ‘Shape of Light’ at Tate Modern. 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. Earth Photo Earth Photo is an exhibition showcasing 50 photographs and 4 films. These images were chosen from 1280 […]
The Photographers' Gallery, London, Photography Exhibitions London July

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 […]
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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 […]
Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London Photography Exhibitions August 2019

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 We have added two photography exhibitions this week. First a peek behind the scenes in sculptor Rodin’s studio. That display is on now at Huxley-Parlour Gallery. The other new addition is at Camden Arts Centre. It is a rather interesting exhibition by Peter Fraser. Peter Fraser: Mathematics features his latest work, revealing the patterns linking ordinary objects. As well as these displays, major shows continue further east in London. That is at the Barbican Centre and Tate Modern. Barbican exhibit depression era, protofeminist photographer Dorothea Lange. Meanwhile Tate Modern celebrate 100 years of abstract art. Some photography exhibitions in London are about to end. In particular, Family Values by much loved Polish photographer Zofia Rydet. August Sander and Against the Grain are also closing 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 opening times and maps for the London photography exhibitions. Peter […]
What is an art model? perspectives

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 […]