Category Archives: Exhibitions

Empire Through the Lens

Photography is so important to understanding colonialism.” Gus Casely-Hayford.

The power of the photography is amplified in this exhibition. My visit left me with sadness, disbelief and determination. The sadness is for the many black lives who suffered the years of slavery under the British Empires.

Bath Photography Festival

Bath Photography Festival 2018

collaborationBath Photography Festival 

I have created an artist call out for a photographic exhibition. The theme is Real / Unreal and select work will hopefully be shown in 3-6 venues across Bath.

David Hockney

David Hockney – Tate Britain – 9 February – 29 May 2017

From the day I first saw the carefully crafted Polaroid portraits that David Hockney had created, I was inspired.

Photo London

Photo London 2017 – Somerset House – Thursday 18 May to Sunday 21 May

I visited Photo London for the first time this week. The festival is in its third year, with work-displayed museums, auction houses and galleries.

The Radical Eye – Tate Modern

The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography From The Sir Elton John Collection
10 November – 7 May 2017

Elton John’s collection of photography is immense. Most are black and white portraits including Irvine Penns abstract images of Elton John himself.

The Psychic Lens

The Psychic Lens: Surrealism and the camera
Atlas Gallery – 24 November 2016 – 28th January 2017

Twelve photographs by Man Ray and two by Bill Brandt; well to me that’s an exhibition worth investigating.

Georgia O’Keefe – Tate Modern

Georgia O’Keefe – Tate Modern
6th July – 30th October 2016

I had been eagerly anticipated Georgia O’Keefe exhibition and I was not disappointed. This was a vast collection of work spanned across the whole of the artist’s career.

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Manchester Art Gallery from 24 June to 30 October 2016.

Whilst on a visit to Manchester I saw the Vogue 100 exhibition, which I had missed when it was held at the National Portrait Gallery earlier this year.

Strange and Familiar

Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
Curated by Martin Parr

Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, UK: 16 March – 19 June 2016

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

The Vanity of Small Differences  – Grayson Perry
Exhibition at Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – 9 January – 10 April 2016

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is a visionary, a philosopher and a spokesperson for human rights issues. His art creates awareness and poses questions which communicate clearly across many cultures.

Saul Leiter Exhibition

Saul Leiter Exhibition At The Photographers Gallery – 22 Jan – 3 Apr 2016

Thanks to The Photographers Gallery, I had the chance to see Saul Leiters (1923-2013) work, up close and personal.