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‘Only in England,’ the inaugural exhibition at the Media Space, the London venue for the National Photography Collection, places Martin Parr’s early black and white project, The Non-Conformists, beside the work of Tony Ray-Jones who Parr cites as a major influence. Graham Harrison visits the Science Museum to take a look.
Born one hundred and fifty years apart the achievements of the struggling landowner and inventor Nicéphore Niépce and the groundbreaking photo historian Helmut Gernsheim were inextricably linked when Gernsheim rediscovered Niépce’s long-lost first photograph in a trunk. Graham Harrison looks at the exploits of the…Continue
Posted on May 2, 2013 at 9:30
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For the critics Man Ray’s best work was his photography, especially his nudes and portraits. In 1975 Graham Harrison asked the ageing surrealist if he could take a portrait of his own but was only allowed a long-shot across a gallery. The result was an image Harrison felt uneasy about, until recently.
Posted on February 6, 2013 at 9:58