Tag Archives: Exhibitions

Sands of time: a century of Egyptian photography in pictures

These images of everyone from presidents to paupers show the tourists view of Egypt that we know and the backstreets we dont Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/mar/17/egyptian-photography-dubai-photo-exhibition-in-pictures

The jewels of the new SFMOMA photography collection in pictures

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is reopening with a 235,000 square foot extension and the Pritzker Center for Photography will display works drawn from its 17,800-strong image archive. See some of the highlights, including breathtaking landscapes of the American west Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/may/09/pritzker-collection-sfmoma-photography

A new dawn: 19th-century photography awakens in pictures

From majestic Alpine scenes to expressive portraits, a new exhibition shows off the wide-eyed wonder of 19th-century photographers Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/jun/07/a-new-dawn-19th-century-photography-seizing-the-light

The Radical Eye review Elton John’s ravishing photography collection

Switch House, Tate Modern, LondonFrom the tears of Man Ray to the Paris of Robert Frank and the manspread of Salvador Dali, this astounding collection is a history of modernist photography Sir Elton Johns image, his glasses askew and playing up for the camera in Irving Penns 1997 portrait, greets visitors to Andr Kertsz 1917 Underwater Swimmer, Esztergom, Hungary, which… Read more »

Seeing is believing: documentary photography from Francis Bacon to 9/11

A human crib sheet, Bacons model wrestlers, and crime scenes real and imagined a new show at the Michael Hoppen gallery examines documentary photography in all its complexity There is a quiet power to Simon Norfolks black-and-white study of what looks like an ordinary staircase in a nondescript house. What strikes you first in this photograph which features in a… Read more »