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London Photography Exhibitions

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London Photography Exhibitions this week include Alexander Gronsky at The Wapping Project Bankside and Nothing Perishes at the new Soho Revue Gallery. Read on for details of these and other London Photography Exhibitions.

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Alexander Gronsky

Free admission
Alexander Gronsky, Estonian photographer, puts on his first exhibition at the Wapping Project Bankside. The display consists of large format photographs of Moscow, reminiscent of 19th century landscape paintings. The show also features three images from Reconstruction. Reconstruction is Gronsky’s series which documents re-enactments of historic Russian battles.

Free admission
Where: Soho Revue Gallery.
Ends: Friday, 29th May, 2015.
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More information: The Wapping Project Bankside.


Nothing Perishes: Elastique – Jennifer Abessira

Free admission
Nothing perishes at the newly opened Soho Revue Gallery features photography from Jennifer Abessira. Her display consists of diptychs: pairs of images juxtaposed to create an association in Abessira’s life.

Free admission
Where: Soho Revue Gallery.
Ends: Saturday, 16th May, 2015.
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More information: Soho Revue Gallery.


David Batchelor: Monochrome Archive, 1997 – 2015

Free admission
“David Batchelor’s work is concerned above all things with colour, a sheer delight in the myriad brilliant hues of the urban environment and underlined by a critical concern with how we see and respond to colour in this advanced technological age.” – Ingleby Gallery.

In this exhibition he photographs white rectangles found in urban environments. David Batchelor puts the rectangle above the horizon line, and frames horizontal rectangles in landscape format, and vertical ones in portrait. The series started in 1997 as a challenge to a view that the monochrome couldn’t represent the everyday life of the city.

This is a constantly evolving collection, which renews itself each time it is shown. The collection currently includes 500 images from London to São Paulo. The artist still continues to use 35 mm film on a Nikon SLR camera, despite the advances in digital photography since 1997, when he started the series.

Free admission
Where: Whitechapel Gallery.
Ends: Sunday, 3rd May, 2015.
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More information: Whitechapel Gallery.


Henry Wessel: Incidents

Free admission
Henry Wessel is an arguably under-appreciated American photographer, who counts William Carlos Williams and André Kertész as his influences. The free exhibition at Tate Britain features 27 undated photographs which were recently acquired by the gallery. “Captured from his car, on the street, or in other public places, and taken with minimal interaction with the subject, these commonplace scenes are framed by Wessel as if they were isolated moments from a grander narrative.” – Tate.
If you can’t make it into London to see the prints, you might consider by the collection book.
Free admission
Where: Tate Modern.
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More information: Tate Modern.


Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen: Working Process

Nick Waplington reveals a “raw and unpolished” side of fashion. The late Alexander McQueen collaborated with Waplington, creating a unique record of his working practice.

“The exhibition provides a fascinating inside account of McQueen’s creating process as Waplington photographs the designer as he progresses from his initial ideas to the final catwalk show.” – Blouin Art Info

Where: Tate Britain.
Ends: Sunday, 17th May, 2015.
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More information: Tate.


Revelations: Experiments in Photography

The Science Museum follows on from the Drawn by Light exhibition, which showcased over 150 years of photography from the Royal Photographic Society archive. Revelations while covering a similar period has a scientific focus, exploring the role of photograph in Science and “featuring some of the rarest images from the pioneers of photography”.

“The curators should be commended for making this potentially overwhelming subject into a show that engages on many levels, social, scientific, historic, and visual”. Telegraph

Where: Science Museum.
Ends: Sunday, 13th September, 2015.
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More information: Science Museum.


Samantha Roddick: Hidden Within

Free admission.
Samantha Roddick: Hidden Within explores the sexual experience in modern society. This is the first artistic project by the original founder of the erotic boutique, Coco de Mer: “Sex has been sold into consumerism and there is a massive gap between what we individually experience sexually and how the media represents it. We need to start to envision how a healthy sexual society behaves.” Samantha Roddick
The display includes 144 images directed by Samantha Roddick herself and explores the sexual objectification of women in our culture. “Every detail has been considered and perfected.” Michael Hoppen Gallery.

The exhibition opens on Friday 20th March 2015.

Free admission.
Where: Michael Hoppen Gallery.
Ends: Friday, 1st May, 2015.
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More information: Michael Hoppen Gallery.


Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

You may have been to see the Drawn by Light exhibition at the Science Museum which featured image from the 250,000 image The Royal Photographic Society archive, which started collecting pieces in 1853. This exhibition focusses on that nascent period of the photography and the Royal Photographic Society, promising to be a rare and revealing collection of early photography.

Salt and Silver features prints created by Henry Fox Talbot’s process which made the production of photographic paper prints possible. At the time, contemporary, Daguerre’s process (which was invented in conjunction with Niépce) produced only a single Daguerrotype image on a silver-plated copper plate. Tate Britain aims to draw attention to the process which is not very well-known in Britain, despite originating from Henry Fox Talbot’s Wiltshire laboratory at Lacock House. The prints on show are some of the rarest and earliest prints produced around the birth of photography.

On display are images by Roger Fenton from the Crimean War and Linnaeus Tripe’s shots from a flood-swept India. Naturally Henry Fox Talbot’s capture of Nelson’s Column being constructed in Trafalgar is also on show, but the show isn’t intended as a historical archive, Prospero writes: “This show makes very clear that photography’s earliest practitioners appreciated the artistic possibilities of the new medium.” According to the Evening Standard, “you see […] not just a portrait of the world in the 19th century but the blueprint for the dominant and democratic medium of our own age”.
Joint tickets for entry to Sculpture Victorious, also at Tate Britain can be arranged.
Where: Tate Britain.
Ends: Sunday, 7th June, 2015.
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More information: Tate Britain.


Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience

Free admission.
This display features images from the Victoria and Albert museum archive, and, show cases photographic responses the the Black British Experience from the 1950s to the 1990s in Britain. The images are joined by oral commentary provided by the Black Cultural Archives which aims to raise awareness of the contribution of black Britons to British culture, society, and the art of photography.
Free admission.
Where: V&A Museum.
Ends: Sunday, 24th May, 2015.
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More information: V&A Museum.


Snowdon: A Life View

Free Admission.
On leaving university, then Antony Armstrong-Jones became a fashion photographer and became known for his royal studies, which included portraits of HRH Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their 1957 Canada tour. He was made Earl Snowdon on marrying into the Royal Family. Lord Snowdon is best known for his portraits of notable global figures and for bringing an informal approach to royal portraits. The display celebrates a major gift of photographs from Lord Snowdon to the National Portrait Gallery in 2013.

Free admission.
Where: The National Portrait Gallery.
Ends: Sunday, 21st June, 2015.
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More information: National Portrait Gallery.



That’s it for this week’s London Photography Exhibitions, look out for next week’s list of London Photography Exhibitions!

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