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I recently spoke to Marilyn Stafford about her life in photography, and the background to some of the series of photographic works which are included in current exhibition ‘Stories in Pictures 1950-1960’ at Art Bermondsey Project Space until 9th July 2017.
Marilyn's internationally published work spans from 1948-1980 and covers a broad scope of subjects and periods of modern history. I hope you enjoy discovering her work at the links…Continue
Posted on July 3, 2017 at 9:01
As part of my ongoing research on the life and work of Josef Breitenbach, I am trying to locate further information on a very significant pupil, Ruth Snowman. Snowman studied with Breitenbach in Paris during 1934, and later in England worked as his agent, placing his work in a variety of British and American publications. (During this time she lived on Acol Road, West Hampstead, NW6) From 1935-1939 she ran her own photographic studio in London, under the trading name of Ruth Antoni.…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2016 at 19:00
To mark the 97th anniversary of pioneer photographer Olive Edis' tour of Europe documenting the work of the British women's services in the First World War, and in celebration of Women's History Month, Cromer Museum will be sharing extracts from her journal over the next few weeks on their project blog. Looking forward to following Liz Elmore's work as she continues to research the Edis archive.
Posted on March 3, 2016 at 9:50
It's been a busy two months since leaving the NPG. I'm delighted to have been awarded the 2016 Josef Breitenbach Research Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography, Arizona. My research will examine Breitenbach's work as part of a wider study of the history of photography education in the US in the post-war period. I'm really looking forward to…Continue
Posted on March 2, 2016 at 18:30