ARTPIL Profiles of the Arts
Photo London 2018
May 17 - 20, 2018 / Somerset House

Christopher Makos / Portraits of an Era

“The UK Photography event of the year” –The Guardian

Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Now in its fourth edition, Photo London has established itself as a world-class photography fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community. From the capital’s major museums, to its auction houses, galleries large and small, right into the burgeoning creative communities in the East End and South London, Photo London harnesses the city’s outstanding creative talent and brings together the world’s leading photographers, curators, exhibitors, dealers and the public to celebrate photography, the medium of our time.

 

Ray K. Metzker / Howard Greenberg Gallery

William Klein / Paolo Roversi

Letizia Battaglia, Serena performs for the children, Capo, Palermo, 1990 / ILEX Gallery

Iwao Yamawaki / Howard Greenberg Gallery

Along with the selection of the world’s leading galleries showing at the Fair, Photo London presents the Discovery section for the most exciting emerging galleries and artists; there is an original Public Programme bringing together special exhibitions, installations, a Talks Programme curated by William A. Ewing, renowned curator and writer, former Director of the Musée de l’Elysée, and former Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York. Each edition of the Fair also sees a number of Awards announced, headlined by the Photo London Master of Photography, Photo London Artproof Award and the Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award. Hosted awards include the Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards and the Mack First Book Award. Beyond the Fair, Photo London regularly hosts Pre-Fair Talks and related events engaging with the craft, market and knowledge of photography.

 

Walter & Zoniel, 55.668552,-1.777564, 2013 / Cob

Tanya Habjouqa, Curtains, 2017 / ILEX Gallery

Alma Haser / The Photographers’ Gallery

Edward Burtynsky, Oil Bunkering #1, Niger Delta, Nigeria, 2016

Newsha Tavakolian, Again me standing in the cold, alone, 2010 / ILEX Gallery

Among the photographers represented in the impressive roster are Alma Haser, Arko Datto, Arash Fewzee, Barbara Cole, Caleb Charland, Christopher Makos, Cig Harvey, David LaChapelle, David Montgomery, Edward Burtynsky, Erwin Olaf, Fiona Struengmann, Guy Bourdin, Iwao Yamawaki, Jocelyn Lee, Joel Meyerowitz, Joyce Tenneson, Letizia BattagliaNan GoldinNewsha Tavakolian, Ohad Matalon, Paolo Roversi, Peter Mitchell, Ray K. Metzker, Tanya Habjouqa, Walter & Zoniel, and William Klein, among many others.

 

Joel Meyerowitz, from the series Red Heads / Howard Greenberg Gallery

Joyce Tenneson / David LaChapelle

Jocelyn Lee, Barberry and Joyce, 2016 / Huxley-Parlour

Peter Mitchell, Max Babbin. Leeds & Mrs. McArthy & her daughter / Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière

Arko Datto, Mousuni Island, Shunyo Raja, Kings of a Bereft Land, 2017 / East Wing

Photo London is a place to encounter the most innovative emerging artists, new work by established masters and rare vintage pieces, and as such is guided by a Curatorial Committee comprised of some the field’s most esteemed curators, critics and museum directors.

A high level Advisory Board advises on the development of Photo London. The members of the Board play a key role in encouraging the development of the various networks on which Photo London depends. The Advisory Board is committed to maintaining Photo London as a major event in the international art world calendar.

Photo London is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts. Candlestar produces the Prix Pictet on behalf of the Pictet Group.

 

Photo London
May 17 – 20, 2018 / Somerset House
For more information please visit the official website >

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Photo London 2018
May 17 - 20, 2018 / Somerset House

Christopher Makos / Portraits of an Era

“The UK Photography event of the year” –The Guardian

Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Now in its fourth edition, Photo London has established itself as a world-class photography fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community. From the capital’s major museums, to its auction houses, galleries large and small, right into the burgeoning creative communities in the East End and South London, Photo London harnesses the city’s outstanding creative talent and brings together the world’s leading photographers, curators, exhibitors, dealers and the public to celebrate photography, the medium of our time.

 

Ray K. Metzker / Howard Greenberg Gallery

William Klein / Paolo Roversi

Letizia Battaglia, Serena performs for the children, Capo, Palermo, 1990 / ILEX Gallery

Iwao Yamawaki / Howard Greenberg Gallery

Along with the selection of the world’s leading galleries showing at the Fair, Photo London presents the Discovery section for the most exciting emerging galleries and artists; there is an original Public Programme bringing together special exhibitions, installations, a Talks Programme curated by William A. Ewing, renowned curator and writer, former Director of the Musée de l’Elysée, and former Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York. Each edition of the Fair also sees a number of Awards announced, headlined by the Photo London Master of Photography, Photo London Artproof Award and the Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award. Hosted awards include the Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards and the Mack First Book Award. Beyond the Fair, Photo London regularly hosts Pre-Fair Talks and related events engaging with the craft, market and knowledge of photography.

 

Walter & Zoniel, 55.668552,-1.777564, 2013 / Cob

Tanya Habjouqa, Curtains, 2017 / ILEX Gallery

Alma Haser / The Photographers’ Gallery

Edward Burtynsky, Oil Bunkering #1, Niger Delta, Nigeria, 2016

Newsha Tavakolian, Again me standing in the cold, alone, 2010 / ILEX Gallery

Among the photographers represented in the impressive roster are Alma Haser, Arko Datto, Arash Fewzee, Barbara Cole, Caleb Charland, Christopher Makos, Cig Harvey, David LaChapelle, David Montgomery, Edward Burtynsky, Erwin Olaf, Fiona Struengmann, Guy Bourdin, Iwao Yamawaki, Jocelyn Lee, Joel Meyerowitz, Joyce Tenneson, Letizia BattagliaNan GoldinNewsha Tavakolian, Ohad Matalon, Paolo Roversi, Peter Mitchell, Ray K. Metzker, Tanya Habjouqa, Walter & Zoniel, and William Klein, among many others.

 

Joel Meyerowitz, from the series Red Heads / Howard Greenberg Gallery

Joyce Tenneson / David LaChapelle

Jocelyn Lee, Barberry and Joyce, 2016 / Huxley-Parlour

Peter Mitchell, Max Babbin. Leeds & Mrs. McArthy & her daughter / Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière

Arko Datto, Mousuni Island, Shunyo Raja, Kings of a Bereft Land, 2017 / East Wing

Photo London is a place to encounter the most innovative emerging artists, new work by established masters and rare vintage pieces, and as such is guided by a Curatorial Committee comprised of some the field’s most esteemed curators, critics and museum directors.

A high level Advisory Board advises on the development of Photo London. The members of the Board play a key role in encouraging the development of the various networks on which Photo London depends. The Advisory Board is committed to maintaining Photo London as a major event in the international art world calendar.

Photo London is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts. Candlestar produces the Prix Pictet on behalf of the Pictet Group.

 

Photo London
May 17 – 20, 2018 / Somerset House
For more information please visit the official website >