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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David Bond: Still no Honour for his achievements in the 1948 London Olympics?

David Bond has no recognition today of his Olympic Gold medal (one of only three won by British athletes) whereas his fellow champion, Stewart Morris, has an OBE(awarded for WWII action in Normandy). I don’t even think there is a photograph of David Bond or his co-winner of the Swallow-class Sailing. This is his sole […]

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