Photography (derived from the Greek words photos – for “light” and graphos-for “drawing”) became a tool for graphic expression in the early to mid-19thcentury.
May 68 – Paris has become the scene to riots confronting students against the police.
A long time ago when not everyone had a camera in their pocket and Instagram didn’t rule the world; photography was still seen as something faintly magical.
How far can a photographer go with his medium? In his 50 years of work, Thomas Ruff has explored photography, never fossilizing in any specific theme, subject or style.
In Paris for the next couple of days? Seen the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower? Here is what is going on for the coming four days: Paris Photo.
As Frieze, Masterpiece and a host of other art fairs prepare to open in London in the coming weeks, a rather different sort of gallery has just opened its own summer exhibition.
My visit to Peckham’s Seen Fifteen space was accidentally very timely; at the end of Mental Health Awareness Week I found myself unexpectedly enveloped in a highly personal, engaging exhibition filled with photography and installation by Egyptian photographer Laura El-Tantawy.
‘Join us’, the byline reads, ‘as we explore and examine the shifting gender boundaries through ground-breaking fashion, music and design collaborations.
It’s safe to say we have a soft spot for Ricky Darko.
The calmness of a female shrimp catcher standing in the middle of a mangrove swamp might seem unsettling at first; but taking a second look, it isn’t the shrimp catcher that is really the centre of attention.
This February, Eurostar in Paris has opened a new Business Premier Lounge at Paris’s Gare du Nord Station.
Through black and white images taken on a Kodak Brownie camera Sidibé captures the dawning sense of euphoria and freedom as Mali adjusts to independence.
Today, Paris Photo, the world’s leading photography fair has closed its curtains for the 20th time at Grand Palais.
In Vanessa Albury’s show, Arctic, Future Relics the photo-based artist weaved together carefully chosen materials to describe the concept of decline.
The Imperial War Museum in South London is staging its latest contemporary show focusing on the 1980s anti-nuclear movement in Britain, as seen through the lense of the photographer Edward Barber.
The Tate Modern has just opened a new photography exhibition with a twist.
Martin Parr is the most iconic British photographer of our generation; quite possibly because he captures such iconic photos of “Britishness”.
The ZSL London Zoo is the oldest scientific zoo, having opened in 1828.
Lee Miller’s career was by any standards extraordinary.
In celebration of fifty years of French elegance, the Sofitel Hotel St James, London, is host to a small but inspirational photography exhibition curated by Pablo Picasso’s grandson, Olivier Wildmaier Picasso.
“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality… one can’t possess reality – one can possess images”, writes American author Susan Sontag in On Photography (1977).