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PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE HISTORICISM OF POVERTY: Shirley Baker at the Photographers' Gallery

August 29, 2015 - Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men Photographers’ Gallery (until September 20 2015) “Street photogra...
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CHRIS STEIN’S PHOTOS OF DEBBIE HARRY – the journey of a personal archive

December 27, 2014 - There won’t be many visiting Somerset House’s exhibition of Chris Stein’s photographs of Debbie Harry and musicians from...
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THINKING ABOUT EDWARD STEICHEN – the architectonic use of light

December 12, 2014 - I was shocked on one occasion to read Edward Steichen described as a ‘street photographer’. It is hard to imagine a phot...
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A MASTER OF CAR PHOTOGRAPHY - Peter Harholdt's set up

December 03, 2014 - Image - Peter Harholdt's brochure If you're attracted to the idea of photographing beautiful cars – vintage, classic,...
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'PWA MODERNE' - US Depression-era architecture

November 24, 2014 - The entrance to the Nashville Post Office (converted in 2001 into the Frist Center for the Visual Arts) I recently visi...
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ELGER ESSER'S PHOTOGRAPHY - a new romanticism?

November 16, 2014 - No one would be surprised to learn that one of Germany's most respected contemporary photographers was a student of Bern...
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RUTH BERNHARD: BODY AND FORM - Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa.

November 13, 2014 - The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, which opened in 2001 and now located in the museum quarter in Tampa, has built...
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INSIDE CLYDE BUTCHER'S STUDIO - a master printer at work

November 08, 2014 - Clyde Butcher is one of America's leading landscape photographers. He has photographed in most areas of the United State...
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O. WINSTON LINK - more than a railway photographer

October 27, 2014 - I confess this post doesn’t sound promising. It is about O. Winston Link, a little-known photographer who specialized i...
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AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHS - Alec Soth and others in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin

October 24, 2014 - A certain meaning and format has come to be associated with the term "American Photographs" which seems to reflect the d...
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SARAH CHARLESWORTH 'STILLS' - Chicago Institute of Art

October 15, 2014 - As part of their celebration of 50 years of photographic curation, the Art Institute of Chicago is currently showing 'St...
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RUSSIAN PHOTOGRAPHY

September 22, 2014 - Photography challenges the idea that rapid take-up and commercialisation of new technology is a feature of the modern ag...
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FRANCESCA WOODMAN, 'ZIGZAG', VICTORIA MIRO GALLERY

September 10, 2014 - Artists who choose to make themselves the subject of their work are obvious targets for the charge of narcissism while f...
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DEMOLISHING POSTMODERNISM?: MICHAEL GRAVES' PORTLAND BUILDING

June 22, 2014 - Portland Building (1982), Michael Graves The news that Michael Graves ' seminal postmodern work, the the 15-storey Po...
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FRENCH ART NOUVEAU: THE ÉCOLE DE NANCY MUSEUM

June 18, 2014 - The École de Nancy Museum The École de Nancy was an important arm of the European art nouveau movement and the École...
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REM KOOLHAAS' SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

June 01, 2014 - Funding for the new Seattle Central Library building was provided by a $196.4 million bond issue approved by Seattle vot...
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DUNGENESS BEACH

May 11, 2014 - The beach at Dungeness A couple of straightforward shots from the shingle beach at Dungeness.
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THE SHAPE OF PYLONS

May 01, 2014 - The shape of pylons Pylons are ugly things but sometimes make strong graphics. These two images were taken around...
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THE DESERT OF DUNGENESS

May 01, 2014 - The desert of Dungeness Dungeness, a stretch of shingle at the most southerly point in Kent pointing out in to the chann...
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JEANNE SIMONE STREET THEATRE IN SOTTEVILLE

March 19, 2014 - Jeanne Simone street theatre at Sotteville My visit to the Sotteville street theatre festival in June was enhanced by t...
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STREET THEATRE FESTIVAL IN SOTTEVILLE, ROUEN

March 14, 2014 - Street theatre in Rouen There is a strong tradition of street theatre in northern Europe and the annual festival each Ju...
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GUTER ATES, "ORIENTATIONS"

January 07, 2014 - Guler Ates, "Orientations", Hoxton Art Gallery A delightful small exhibiton by the Turkish-born artist, photographer and...
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CLOUD BURST

August 26, 2013 - Cloud burst I took this image just north of the English border as I was driving home from the Edinburgh Festival this ye...
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1350 MILES ALONG ROUTE 66 - PART 2

October 24, 2012 - DAY 5 ON ROUTE 66: SANTA FE TO TUNCUMCARI When I left Santa Fe I followed the old 66 route for a while east then rejoin...
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E J MAJOR, MATT ROBERTS ARTS

March 14, 2012 - E J Major, Matt Roberts Arts Two works at the Matt Roberts Gallery in Bethnal Green have recently showcased the young ph...
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MAGIC GREEN SOCKS

March 14, 2012 - Magic green socks A couple of years ago, I was at a workshop run by Eddie Soloway. Eddie is a great photographer based...
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HUNGARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

March 14, 2012 - Most serious photographers will have visited the Royal Academy’s recent exhibition “Eyewitness - Hungarian photography i...
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SOVIET ARCHITECTURE

March 14, 2012 - I believe that photography should be situated alongside general artistic practice - a part of it, informed by it and jus...
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ROBBIE RYAN’S PHOTOGRAPHY IN ANDREA ARNOLD’S NEW WUTHERING HEIGHTS

March 14, 2012 - Andrea Arnold’s new take on Wuthering Heights took this year’s Cannes Film Festival by storm. It’s only her third movie...
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