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Burnt Generation

‘There is more freedom in the art world than in journalism now,’ claims Tehran-born Newsha Tavakolian, one of nine Iranian artists in Somerset House’s bold new photography exhibition.

Burnt Generation - Somerset House

To mark the arrival of the Persian New Year, Burnt Generation will present contemporary Iranian photography – the majority of which has not previously been seen outside of Iran – by eight highly original and intellectually engaged image makers. The e

RAW: Revolution - CLF Art Cafe, Bussey Building

This festival presents 30 artists of different nationalities, ages and practices all under one roof, giving them a chance to show off what they do best. Featuring fashion shows, a pop up art gallery, performances, live music and a film screening room

Who Will Win The 2014 Deutsche Borse Photography Prize?

The Deutsche Börse prize is one of photography’s most prestigious awards.

Deutsche Börse Prize 2014, Photographers' Gallery

Not so long ago, photographers were rejoicing in the freedom the digital revolution seemed to bring; unencumbered by the limitations of film, paper...

Deutsche Börse Prize 2014 - Photographers' Gallery

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. This year’s nom

Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho

Soho is a permissive ghetto to which its inhabitants consign themselves. During the 1950s and ’60s, the photographer John Deakin was intimate with the area’s legendary drinking culture revolving around the Colony Room members’ bar, and his images fo

Under the Influence: John Deakin & the Lure of Soho - Photographer's Gallery

Exploring the hidden corners and colourful characters of the 1950's and 60's London Soho, through the eyes of John Deakin. This display of his work includes rarely seen portraits including those of the painters Lucian Freud,Frank Auerbach and Francis

Stephen Duffy: Iniquitous - Kickplate Gallery

Iniquitous was initially inspired by family stories and recollection. Belying the potential sentimentality of such subjects its steady gaze provokes questions of how much can be understood through a captured image. Duffy says that in creating Iniquitous i