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Photography Exhibitions In London Over The Easter Period And A Little Beyond…

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We’re now on British Summer Time – so much more light – at last! So, if you’re in London or perhaps considering a visit, here’s a round up of some great Photography Exhibitions to see right now!

ATLAS Gallery: Collected Works: 20 years in Photography

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©David Drebin, Big City Spy, 2013

Open now – 26 April 2014

Collected Works showcases the key photographers and landmark acquisitions from the gallery’s two decades dealing in important vintage and contemporary photography, from early vintage prints by Robert Capa and William Klein, to contemporary works by Paolo Ventura and Nick Brandt.

Gallery open Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm, Sat 11am – 5pm

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LA Noble Gallery: Henrik Faure & Karl Blossfeldt

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© Hendrik Faure, LA Noble Photographers Gallery

Open now – 12 April 2014

L A Noble Gallery is pleased to announce the first exhibition in the UK by German photographer Hendrik Faure featuring works from his series Photogravuren: Pictures on decay, beauty and death, alongside a selection of works by fellow countryman Karl Blossfeldt.

Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm

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Bailey’s Stardust at The National Portrait Gallery

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Open now – 1 June 2014

David Bailey has made an outstanding contribution to photography and the visual arts, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. As well as new work, this landmark exhibition includes a wide variety of Bailey’s photographs from a career that has spanned more than half a century. Bailey’s Stardust is presented thematically across a series of contrasting rooms and illustrates the extraordinary range of subjects that Bailey has captured.

Gallery open Monday – Sunday 10am – 6pm (Thursday & Friday until 9pm)
Price: Adult ticket £14.00 | Concession: £13.00

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Thomas Zanon-Larcher at The Wapping Project Bankside

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© Thomas Zanon-Larcher at Wapping Project Bankside

22 February – 19 April 2014

Turning the Season: Scenes from a contemporary marriage consists of a series of photographs shot in the summer of 2008 and co-authored by Thomas Zanon-Larcher (photographer) and Jules Wright (director). They set out to make a work which captured the English Season, a time of year when the English aristocracy and upper-middle-class traditionally (since the Restoration in the 17th century) go out to play at horse racing, polo,. cricket, car racing, picnicking and dining.

Gallery open Friday 10.00 – 18.00. All other visits are by appointment.

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Martina Bacigalupo at Camilla Grimaldi gallery

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27 March – 25 April 2014

Camilla Grimaldi Gallery is proud to announce Martina Bacigalupo’s first exhibition in the United Kingdom: Gulu Real Art Studio. The show will present an edited selection of 6 x 4 inch prints that the artist found discarded at the Gulu Real Art Studio in the city of Gulu, northern Uganda. Bacigalupo’s collection represents a typological cross-section of Gulu’s society today⎯nurses, soldiers, farmers, teachers, businessmen, nuns, students, mothers, and children⎯defined through poses, clothing, and objects.

Gallery open Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday – By Appointment Only

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Deutsche Borse Prize exhibition at The Photographer’s Gallery

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014, Lorna Simpson, Waterbearer, 1986

11 April – 22 June 2014

Since being established in 1996, each year the Prize has celebrated the best in photography, whether a publication or exhibition. It is one of the largest art prizes in the UK, proving a pivotal point in many photographers’ careers. Past winners include Richard Billingham, Broomberg & Chanarin, Andreas Gursky, Boris Mikhailov and Juergen Teller. The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014 nominees include Alberto Garcia-Alix, Jochen Lempert, Lorna Simpson and Richard Moss.

Gallery open Mon – Sat 10.00 – 18.00, Thu 10.00 – 20.00, Sun 11.30 – 18.00

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Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat at Whitechapel Gallery

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© Chris Marker

16 April – 22 June

Visionary French filmmaker Chris Marker (1921–2012) creates vivid film-essays that lace realism with science fiction and lyricism with politics. Changing his name, declining to be photographed or interviewed, Marker is both enigma and legend. His influence extends across art, experimental film and mainstream cinema: his 1962 masterpiece La Jetée was the basis of Terry Gilliam’s 1995 Twelve Monkeys.

Gallery open Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 6pm

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Andreas Gursky, Spreuth Mager Gallery and at White Cube gallery

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© Andreas Gursky

14 April – 14 June | 30 April – 6 July 2014

From the moment he started making photographs to the present day, the landscape has captivated Andreas Gursky. This exhibition is the first to focus on a group of important early landscapes from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. Predating Gursky’s extensive use of digital technology, and characterised by what the artist has called an ‘extraterrestrial’ perspective, the pictures are titled simply and directly after the geographical location where they were taken.

Spreuth Mager Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm | spruethmagers.com/ White Cube gallery open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm, Sunday 12pm – 6pm

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2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House

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1 – 18 May 2014

Drawn from one of the world’s biggest photography competitions, the exhibition showcases work from the very best international contemporary photographers. As one of the biggest of its kind in the UK, the exhibition features across work travel, wildlife, landscape, portraiture, current affairs and more.

Gallery open Monday – Sunday 10am – 6pm, Tuesday – Friday open late until 9pm

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

One reply on “Photography Exhibitions In London Over The Easter Period And A Little Beyond…”

Ohhh matey thank you so much for this wonderful list! I definitely want to go see most of these! If you want to see some during a week day if you are in London let me know and we can meet up 🙂

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