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News: V&A announce new Photography Gallery

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, has announced plans to open a brand new photography gallery in the autumn. Featuring permanent works by renowned photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Man Ray and Irving Penn the new gallery will display

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News: V&A announce new Photography Gallery

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, has announced plans to open a brand new photography gallery in the autumn. Featuring permanent works by renowned photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus, Man Ray and Irving Penn the new gallery will display

of the week #9: Alvin Langdon Coburn

20th century master photographers This week’s top photography spot is held by photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn. Born in Boston, USA in 1882, Coburn was introduced to Pictorialist photography by his cousin, F. Holland Day. Have you ever heard of Vorticism?  Coburn’s work

of the week #9: Alvin Langdon Coburn

20th century master photographers This week’s top photography spot is held by photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn. Born in Boston, USA in 1882, Coburn was introduced to Pictorialist photography by his cousin, F. Holland Day. Have you ever heard of Vorticism?  Coburn’s work

Masters of Photography: a video

Play Me I recently came across this Youtube video while doing a spot of research; it could be the (a-Mazing) Nick Drake soundtrack or the stunning Windows Movie Maker editing skills (zoom in-zoom out-zoom in…you get the picture) but I

Masters of Photography: a video

Play Me I recently came across this Youtube video while doing a spot of research; it could be the (a-Mazing) Nick Drake soundtrack or the stunning Windows Movie Maker editing skills (zoom in-zoom out-zoom in…you get the picture) but I

Friday Feature: Cindy Sherman

  One of the most renowned contemporary fine art photographers, most photography enthusiasts have come across the name and work of Cindy Sherman. Largely using herself in disguised self-portraits, Sherman comments on subjects of sexual power, identity and politics.  

Friday Feature: Cindy Sherman

  One of the most renowned contemporary fine art photographers, most photography enthusiasts have come across the name and work of Cindy Sherman. Largely using herself in disguised self-portraits, Sherman comments on subjects of sexual power, identity and politics.  

of the week #8: F. Holland Day

20th Century Masters: Photographer of the week 8 F. Holland Day ”Fred Holland Day (Boston July 8, 1864 – November 12, 1933) was an American photographer and publisher. He was the first in the U.S.A. to advocate that photography should be

of the week #8: F. Holland Day

20th Century Masters: Photographer of the week 8 F. Holland Day ”Fred Holland Day (Boston July 8, 1864 – November 12, 1933) was an American photographer and publisher. He was the first in the U.S.A. to advocate that photography should be

Moody Monday

After being inspired at the Royal Academy of Art’s Eyewitness Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century exhibition, I thought I’d feature a few favourite images by Hungarian photographer André Kertész. Full of atmosphere, Kertész was truly a pioneer of mood and moment in

Moody Monday

After being inspired at the Royal Academy of Art’s Eyewitness Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century exhibition, I thought I’d feature a few favourite images by Hungarian photographer André Kertész. Full of atmosphere, Kertész was truly a pioneer of mood and moment in

Photographing a cake can be art…

…said famous fashion photographer Irving Penn. Although I’m not the most enthusiastic fan when it comes to fashion photographers, Irving Penn is an exception. Penn (June 16, 1917 – October 7, 2009) was a talented fine art photographer with an

Photographing a cake can be art…

…said famous fashion photographer Irving Penn. Although I’m not the most enthusiastic fan when it comes to fashion photographers, Irving Penn is an exception. Penn (June 16, 1917 – October 7, 2009) was a talented fine art photographer with an

of the week #7: Alfred Stieglitz

Masters of the 20th century, photographer of the week: Alfred Stieglitz

of the week #7: Alfred Stieglitz

Masters of the 20th century, photographer of the week: Alfred Stieglitz

Top 3 Photography Exhibitions (London)

Must-see photography exhibitions in London: 1) Museum of London London Street Photography  ”Street photographs are at the heart of our understanding of London as a diverse and dynamic capital. They are characterised by an element of chance - a fortunate encounter,

Top 3 Photography Exhibitions (London)

Must-see photography exhibitions in London: 1) Museum of London London Street Photography  ”Street photographs are at the heart of our understanding of London as a diverse and dynamic capital. They are characterised by an element of chance - a fortunate encounter,