Vivian Maier, Chicago street photographer

A recently discovered stockpile of work, including over 100,000 negatives, 3000 prints, and  hundreds of roles of undeveloped film by French-born, Chicago resident  Vivian Maier surfaced at auction in 2009, and has been getting some much-deserved attention. A recent piece in the Guardian shared what little is known about her, and was accompanied by a gallery of selected images…. Read More

On the ephemeral in photography

A new exhibition at Hot Shoe Gallery opening on 19 Jan: Hotshoe Gallery, in collaboration with Ordinary-Light Photography, is pleased to present a group show themed around the concept of the ephemeral in photography.
This exhibition is an investigation into the fleeting moment; the profound way in which things appear and then quickly cease to be. Photography, both as an art… Read More

London Street Photography

A new Museum of London exhibition opens on 18 February titled ‘London Street Photography’. It will include over 200 photographs covering the period from 1860 to the present day and will feature the work of some 60 photographers, including Valentine Blanchard, Paul Martin, Wolf Suschitzky and Paul Trevor.
Entrance is free and the exhibition will run until 4 September…. Read More

Hoppé Portraits: Society, Studio and Street

This forthcoming exhibition is to be held at the National Portrait Gallery from 17 February to 30 May 2011.
Emil Otto Hoppé was an prominent photographer in Britain during the first half of the Twentieth Century. His society portraiture and photojournalism of day-to-day life in interwar period will be featured in the exhibition.
More information can be found here.
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LE BAL: new centre for photography in Paris

New photography venue has opened in Paris. Le Bal is devoted to the “image-document”, which includes photography, film, video and new media. The current exhibition at Le Bal is Anonymes, l’Amérique sans nom: photographie et cinéma annonce and includes works by Walker Evans, Chauncey Hare, Standish Lawder, Lewis Baltz, Anthony Hernandez, Sharon Lockhart, Jeff Wall, Bruce… Read More

Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography

The V&A has a new photography exhibition, ‘Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography’, opening on 13 October and running until the 20 February 2011.
The exhibition includes work by five contemporary artists—Floris Neusüss, Pierre Cordier, Susan Derges, Garry Fabian Miller and Adam Fuss—who create photographic images without the use of a camera. The produce images on… Read More

Nothing is in the place

Nothing is in the place is a subjective survey of photographs that remembers life in 1990′s Britain, curated by Jason Evans. The show is an introduction to some of the photography that was made at that time offering glimpses of political unrest, social upheaval and analogue youth culture. Everyday lows jostle with esoteric highs to create a compulsive parade. The show is presented… Read More

Grange Prize voting now open!

Cast your vote for one of four Grange Prize-shortlisted contemporary photographers: Josh Brand, Kristan Horton, Leslie Hewitt or Moyra Davey. This $50,000 photographic prize is determined entirely through public voting. If you happen to be in Toronto or Chicago, you can vote on-site at the exhibitions, on view now at the Art Gallery of Ontario and opening 8 October at the Museum… Read More

Photogpraphy at Rivington Place

Rivington Place presents a number of photography exhibitions and events in the coming months, including Ever Young: James Barnor, the first comprehensive exhibition of Barnor’s street and studio photographs and The Paris Albums 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois, a selection of 200 portraits that Du Bois compiled for the volume Types of American Negroes, Georgia, U.S.A., exhibited in the… Read More

Myth, Manners and Memory: Photographers of the American South @ De La Warr Pavilion

1 October 2010 – 3 January 2011
‘Myth, Manners and Memory: Photographers of the American South’ brings together artists who have, in various ways, engaged with the physical and psychological landscape of the American South and its place in our psyche. The mythology of the South has entered the popular imagination. Many artists have strived to represent the ‘Mind… Read More

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