Monday, 31 October 2011

Stand your ground

An interesting video from the recent London street photography festival about photographers rights to take photographs in public places. The first part of the video is a slide show

Friday, 28 October 2011

Victoria Albert Museum new Photographs Gallery

The Photographs Gallery will draw upon the  V&A’s internationally renowned collection of photographs, and will chronicle the history of photography from 1839 up to the 1960s. In 1858, the V&A became the first museum to exhibit photographs, and the new Photographs Gallery is able to showcase some of the most technically brilliant and artistically accomplished photographs in its collection. Temporary displays, primarily showcasing contemporary photography, will be shown in the V&A’s existing photographs gallery.Gustave Le Gray (1820-84), 'The Brig', 1856. Museum no. 67:995

On 24 October 2011, the V&A’s new Photographs Gallery will open to the public. The gallery will have an inaugural  display of works by key figures of photographic history including Victorian portraits by Julia Margaret Cameron and significant works by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Man Ray, Afred Stieglitz, Diane Arbus and Irving Penn.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Mona Kuhn Exhibition

Photographer Mona Kuhn has an exhibition opening at Flowers Gallery, 21 Cork Street, London W1S 3LZ.