Thursday, May 12, 2016

Photo London opens next week...


The second edition of Photo London, held at Somerset House, 19 - 22 May, brings together 80 of the world’s leading galleries in a public programme that includes exhibitions, installations, talks, lectures, book signings and screenings. There will be three major exhibitions: Don McCullin in association with Hamiltons; Sergey Chilikov in association with the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow and portraits by Craigie Horsfield from the collection of the Wilson Centre for Photography. Photo London’s commissions programme features installation by artist duo Walter & Zoniel and Martin Parr. The Magic Lantern Show, an exhibition of London street photography, will staged in the cavernous Deadhouse spaces beneath the Courtyard at Somerset House.

The 2016 talks programme is curated by William A. Ewing, the distinguished curator, writer and former Director of the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne and former Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York.   The programme includes artists, curators and writers on photography such as: Miles Aldridge, Quentin Bajac, Kate Bush, David Campany, Katy Grannan, Lois Greenfield, Francis Hodgson, Nadav Kander, Nick Knight, David Maisel, Don McCullin, Mary McCartney, Richard Misrach, Sandy Nairne, Cheryl Newman, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Martin Parr, Sophy Rickett, Alec Soth and Hannah Starkey.

You can go to the Photo London website HERE.

Below is a small selection that caught my eye from various of the participating dealer galleries.

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