It wouldn’t be possible to take these pictures now – not least because the fabled Dean Street member’s Club (the Colony Room Club) is now someone’s living room
The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2019 has been won by Susan Meiselas.
21 May 2018
The Turner Prize 2018 nominated artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 at London’s Photographers’ Gallery for autoportrait, a filmic portrait of Diamond Reynolds.
18 July 2017
Dana Lixenberg a Dutch photographer has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize at London’s Photographers’ Gallery for her portraits of the residents and community of the Imperial Courts housing project in Watts, Los Angeles.
The first major UK solo exhibition by acclaimed Brazilian artist Rosângela Rennó, known for her appropriation and re-contextualisation of archival and vernacular images, Río-Montevideo is to be mounted at London’s Photographer’s Gallery. This exhibition originated from the artist’s residency at Uruguay’s Centro de Fotografía researching their photography collection of the now defunct communist newspaper El Popular. Comprising thirty-two images, the […]
The Photographers Gallery has announced the four shortlisted contenders for the 2016 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. They are Laura El-Tantawy, Erik Kessels, Trevor Paglen and Tobias Zielony. This year’s shortlist reflects a range of approaches and subject matters encompassing the use of videos, objects and texts. These diverse bodies of work express political and personal concerns with identity, migration, surveillance […]
5 August 2015
The two summer shows at the Photographers’ Gallery are of differing styles and subject matter, but unexpectedly complementary in terms their improvisational, ‘live’ dynamic. A deeply felt retrospective of Shirley Baker’s social documentary work from 1960’s Salford, jars and jostles with the large survey of approaches to music photography ‘We Want More’. It’s a clever […]
Under the Influence, John Deakin, Photography and the Lure of Soho, curated by Robert Muir, explores the lost world of 50s and 60s Soho through portraits of its inebriated iconoclasts. From its artists to its literary bohemians; with the likes of Francis Bacon, and Dylan Thomas, to Frank Auerbach, and Muriel Belcher – the proprietor […]
The Photographers’ Gallery in collaboration with Animate Projects present a major new commission for the Gallery’s Wall by digital artist Alan Warburton. In September 2013 an open call for proposals was sent out inviting artists to create a new work which considers photography’s relationship to animation, and how screen technologies have altered the ways in […]
London’s Photographers Gallery board of trustees have elected Scott Mead as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. His appointment took effect on 1 November 2013. He succeeded Sir Brian Pomeroy CBE who has been Chairman since 2007. Scott Mead is a fine art photographer, philanthropist and investor. He was a partner and managing director […]
The Photographers’ Gallery presents Vox Populi, London, a new commission by Fiona Tan. Following her work in Norway, Sydney, Tokyo and Switzerland, Tan has been invited by the Gallery to take part in its Soho Projects commissions and make London the focus of her fifth and final instalment in the series. Presented as an exhibition […]
The World in London is a major public art project initiated by The Photographers’ Gallery, to coincide with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project set out to commission 204 photographic portraits of 204 Londoners, each originating from one of the nations competing at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The portraits […]
There’s a freshness to the show of this year’s nominees for the Deutsche Borse prize at the Photographer’s gallery. Whereas in recent years the jury have tried to balance established masters from the ‘straight’ photography community with conceptual artists, often very young and somewhat insubstantial, who use the medium, this year’s selection seems less at […]
Dame Liz Forgan, the outgoing chair of Arts Council England, reminder that tentpoles like the Cultural Olympiad cannot solve deeper problems. The rumpus began when she was introduced by Minister for Culture Ed Vaizey as ‘our very own Dame Liz Forgan’. Forgan understandably bristled at this familiarity, having recently been asked by Vaizey’s colleague Jeremy […]
The building on Ramillies Street, , formerly a temporary residence, has now been made fit for purpose with a number of new additions that will, as Gallery Director Brett Rogers stated as one of its main aims, provide ‘a cultural oasis in the surrounding urban realm’. Although gallery space has been extended and improved, there […]
The Photographers’ Gallery to launch major outdoor photography exhibition as part of the London 2012 Festival The World in London is a major public art project initiated by The Photographers’ Gallery, to coincide with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project brings together 204 specially commissioned photographic portraits of 204 Londoners, each originating from […]
Turner Prize of Photography hots up with summer exhibition at relaunched Photographers Gallery The four artists shortlisted for the £30,000 Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2012 are Pieter Hugo, Rinko Kawauchi, John Stezaker and Christopher Williams. The prize will be awarded following an exhibition, scheduled at the newly renovated Photographers Gallery this summer. This selection showcases […]
Raqs Media Collective and Edward Burtynsky Exhibitions relaunch west end institution The Photographers Gallery will launch its new gallery dedicated to British and International photography on Saturday 19 May 2012.The Gallery’s opening will bring to conclusion their ambitious £8.9 million redesign which was supported by Arts Council England’s Lottery Fund, alongside with generous corporates and […]
The Photographers Gallery in London is holding a charity auction at Christie’s South Kensington on Thursday 17 February 2011, to celebrate its 40th anniversary,. The auction is to raise funds for the final stage of building its Ramillies Street Gallery. The event will include a Live and Silent Auction, offering nearly 70 lots. With estimates […]
The Photographers Gallery have announced the shortlist for the annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. The award honours a living photographer for their significant contribution to photography over the last year. Now in its 15th year, The Photographers’ Gallery’s annual prize of £30,000 is open to any nationality and awarded for the most significant contribution to […]