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British photography - COVID-19 cancellations and postponements - UPDATED

The British photography world continues to react to the government's latest announcements and advice concerning the coronavirus. Venues are closing and events are being cancelled or postponed. Some of the actions taken by the main photography venues along with upcoming events are noted below. Please comment with details of…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on March 23, 2020 at 7:05 — 2 Comments

V&A unveils designs and first major supporter for new Photography Centre

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed the first visual of its new, state-of-the-art Photography Centre, and has announced its first major supporter for the project – The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation.

Designed by David Kohn Architects (DKA), the first phase of the V&A Photography Centre will more than double the display space dedicated to…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on June 2, 2017 at 13:48 — No Comments

Isenburg collection of early photography sells for $15 million

Just released information discloses that the Matthew R. Isenburg Collection of early photography has sold to the Archive of Modern Conflict (AMC) for a record $15 million, and has now been moved to its new home in Toronto, Canada where a new museum facility is being designed for its future display.  This is the most significant, and historically important, sale of photographic material of the last 50 years; a deal that was conceived and brokered by vintage photography dealer, Greg French, of…

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Added by Rob McElroy on July 7, 2012 at 16:00 — 3 Comments

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