Neeta Madahar

In autumn 2010 at the Purdy Hicks Gallery, Neeta Madahar explored the natural and the contrived by subverting the airbrushed and the false.

Stylised Realism & Coaxing Emotion

Finding beauty in the ordinary, Jannica Honey exposes images that rest somewhere between art and fashion.

Sculpture’s Narrative Altered by Photography

A survey into the representation of sculpture and how photography has played a vital role in capturing the image.

Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera

Exposed is a compelling survey of 250 works that tackles subjects both iconic and taboo, questioning the ambiguity of surveillance and voyeurism.

Sony World Photography Awards 2010 Winners Announced

Last night, the winners were announced for the Sony World Photography Awards 2010 for the professional category, Italian photographer, Tommaso Ausili wins L’Iris d’Or and…

Dorothy Bohm: A World Observed 1940 – 2010

The first major retrospective of the London-based photographer Dorothy Bohm, A World Observed 1940 – 2010, will open this April at Manchester Art Gallery. Bohm…

Photography & the Pervasive Influence

CONTACT, the world’s largest festival of photography, opened in 2010 in Toronto. 2010’s theme explores how photography is stimulating the unprecedented change in the way we communicate.

A Positive View, Landmark Photographic Exhibition, Somerset House, London

The third edition of this fully curated, museum-scale photographic show at Somerset House will bring together more than 100 rare and signed vintage works across almost a century of photography.

Liverpool’s Hidden Icons – Secrets of the Built Environment

The built environment is ubiquitous – we cannot escape the structures that define us. This milieu has altered greatly over the past 50 years. The…

Creating Icons: Gavin Bond in London

Gavin Bond is one of the UK’s most successful contemporary photographers having shot highly intimate and exciting images of many of the last decade’s most…

Eve Arnold to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Sony World Photography Awards 2010

Continuing with the theme of photography, following our last blog about Martin Parr’s latest exhibition, we are excited to discover that Eve Arnold (b. 1912…

Working Men’s Clubs Through The Eyes of Martin Parr

Following Aesthetica’s feature on Martin Parr’s Parrworld at BALTIC last year, we take a look at his new show Working Men’s Clubs. Martin Parr’s inimitable…

The New Generation of British Fashion Photographers

Through its implicit and explicit nature, fashion photography is reaching new heights. A new wave of artists exhibits the ultimate 21st century narrative.

Prix Pictet Shortlist Unveiled

Work by twelve of the world’s leading photographers, one of whom will receive this year’s prestigious Prix Pictet photography prize for environmental sustainability will go…

Beyond fashion photography

Rankin is refreshingly free of pretensions, “for me it’s always been really important not to call myself an artist, but to call myself a photographer.”

Photography is dead – The International Photographic Review

A series of events to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Photographic Review will be unveiled from 30th July – 2nd August 2009. The…

Photography’s Narrative on the American West

The American West is symbolic, from cowboys to canyons. Into the Sunset explores photography’s ephemeral qualities from the 1850s to the present.

Releasing Forces Within the Human Psyche

Roger Ballen employs 50 years of photographic experience to understand how a photograph affects the human psyche in his latest book, Boarding House.

Gender & Identity: Samoa’s Narratives

Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photographs explores themes of Pacific culture, identity, colonialism, stereotypes and gender roles.

Strangely Familiar

Project Space Leeds hosts this unique exhibition by photographers, Eric Jaquier and Peter Mitchell. Their work illustrates how Leeds has changed since the 1960s.