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Photography

Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia

Beginning with a period when photographs were precious souvenirs, this survey explores the importance of a medium we now regard as commonplace.

Skinheads 1979 -1984 - Derek Ridgers

"In early '79 I was already engaged in what eventually turned out to be a lengthy photographic study of the New Romantics (though back then they were not known as such). I'd been documenting this nascent scene in the Soho nightclub 'Billy's' and, one even

Skinheads: a photogenic, extremist corner of British youth culture

With their short hair and swastikas offsetting neat clothes, the skinheads street photographer Derek Ridgers found roaming UK youth culture in the late-70s made a virtue of visual and social disruption.

Cecil Beaton's brutally honest opinions of the stars he photographed revealed

Cecil Beaton's private diary entries revealing his witty and unsparing thoughts on the many stars he photographed are revealed in a new book

Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia, Photographers Gallery - exhibition review

This marvellous exhibition presents more than 140 images marking the blossoming story of Russian photography from 1860 to the 1970s.

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age - The Barbican

Constructing Worlds brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us. From the first skyscrapers in New York and decaying colonial struc

Photographers' Gallery traces development of Russian colour photography

Tracing the advancement of colour photography in Russia over more than a century, this exhibition - part of the UK Russia Year of Culture, curated by Olga Sviblova, the Director of the Moscow House of Photography Museum - features more than 140 works by p

Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia - Photographers' Gallery

Primrose showcases the appearance and development of colour in Russian photography from the 1860s to the 1970s. It presents both the history of Russian photography and the history of Russia in photography, depicting life over the course of a century, as t

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction

Spanish photographer Joan Fontcuberta was brought up under the censorious Franco regime, so it’s no wonder that the 59-year-old is sceptical about institutional authority.