Don McCullin at Tate Modern

This is an exhibition that is hard to swallow, showing the worst of humanity over the last 60 years – but that is the point of the work of the war photographer Don McCullin.

February 17, 2019 | ArtsPhotography

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art at Tate Modern

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.

September 7, 2018 | ArtsPhotography

Photo London 2018 at Somerset House

May 68 – Paris has become the scene to riots confronting students against the police.

May 18, 2018 | ArtsPhotography

Victorian Giants: The Birth and Art of Photography at the National Portrait Gallery

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.

March 22, 2018 | ArtsPhotography

Thomas Ruff: Photographs 1979-2017 at Whitechapel Gallery

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.

November 28, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Karl Lagerfeld Guest Of Honour At Paris Photo

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.

November 8, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

LUMAS – Photography Summer Series

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.

June 9, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Beyond Here is Nothing at Seen Fifteen

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.

May 29, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun at the NPG

‘Join us’, the byline reads, ‘as we explore and examine the shifting gender boundaries through ground-breaking fashion, music and design collaborations.

May 25, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Photography: This is Africa with Ricky Darko

It’s safe to say we have a soft spot for Ricky Darko.

April 13, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Subtleties of Decay and Control – Exploring the Mekong Delta

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.

March 30, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Paris’s Chicest Gallery? Eurostar’s New Lounge at Gare du Nord

This February, Eurostar in Paris has opened a new Business Premier Lounge at Paris’s Gare du Nord Station.

February 17, 2017 | ArtsPhotography

Malick Sidibé’s ‘The Eye of Bamako’ at Somerset House – The Youth of Post-Colonial Mali

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.

November 21, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Paris Photo – Highlights From The World’s Leading Photography Fair

Today, Paris Photo, the world’s leading photography fair has closed its curtains for the 20th time at Grand Palais.

November 14, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Nostalgia – A Political Notion; Vanessa Albury presents Arctic, Future Relics

In Vanessa Albury’s show, Arctic, Future Relics the photo-based artist weaved together carefully chosen materials to describe the concept of decline.

October 25, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Imperial War Museum Contemporary Presents: Edward Barber – Peace Signs

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.

August 4, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern – shifting the focus to subject

The Tate Modern has just opened a new photography exhibition with a twist.

February 20, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Martin Parr: The Rhubarb Triangle & Other Stories at The Hepworth Wakefield

Martin Parr is the most iconic British photographer of our generation; quite possibly because he captures such iconic photos of “Britishness”.

February 15, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

ZSL Animal Photography Prize Exhibition

The ZSL London Zoo is the oldest scientific zoo, having opened in 1828.

January 25, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Lee Miller: A Woman’s War at the Imperial War Museum, London

Lee Miller’s career was by any standards extraordinary.

January 11, 2016 | ArtsPhotography

Revealed at the Sofitel St James – photographs of famous artists at work

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.

September 16, 2015 | ArtsPhotography