ESSAY ADDED CONCERNING CAMERAWORK: THE BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE FROM THE 1970s

Just got around to publishing th original essay and accompanying documentation, regarding the Half Moon Photography Workshop (HMPW) – Camerawork magazine, published by this exciting photography co-operative during the 1970s and 80s. Camerawork and the Half Moon Photography Workshop is now the subject of a forthcoming exhibition at Four Corners, Bethnal Green, which is currently […]

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Bartholomew Fair Watercolour by Charles Green R.I. (1840 – 1898)

Whilst researching for volume two of the George Wombwell biography, I discovered a November 1949 article in the popular newsapaper The Sphere concerning Charles Green’s depiction of Bartholomew Fair in central London. It referred to its place in a collection under the aegis of The National Gallery of British Sports and Pastimes, which had been […]

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The Political Protest Photograph as an Artwork

Political photographs in museums and national art galleries are rare beasts. At least they were for many years prior to an exhibition of photographs depicting life in Britain: Who We Are: Photographing Britain at Tate Britain, London during 2007. On the tenth anniversary, which is more coincidental than pre-arranged, I publish an essay, first written […]

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