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Raymond Moore

The late Raymond Moore (1920-87) created a special kind of landscape photograph. Much admired in his time, Moore's work has been hard to find in exhibitions in recent years. Tate Britain recently opened a display of British landscape photographs. Three Raymond Moores are included, of which two are recent gifts to Tate. The display is located in the last room on the right in the Clore on the ground floor.

Added by Mark Haworth-Booth on September 13, 2010 at 8:12 — 10 Comments

Camille Silvy Panel Discussion

The National Portrait Gallery has organized a panel discussion on Silvy. It is described in the Gallery's brochure of events around the Silvy exhibition (open until 24 October). However, the date was printed in error as 16 September: the correct date is Thursday 30 September at 19.00. I shall be discussing Silvy's work with the much admired London photographer Tessa Traeger, expert in the use of large format cameras in a 19th century daylight studio, and a frequent photographer of portrait and… Continue

Added by Mark Haworth-Booth on September 1, 2010 at 11:32 — No Comments

Camille Silvy, 1834-1910

Just to add a little more to the Silvy thread: Camille Silvy died on 2 February 1910, so next Tuesday is the centenary of his death. A number of Silvy aficionados I know will be raising a glass in his memory on that day. Please join us virtually. The Silvy centenary retrospective runs at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 15 July-24 October.
Mark Haworth-Booth

Added by Mark Haworth-Booth on January 28, 2010 at 16:50 — 2 Comments

Photography: Object to Idea conference

Photography: Object to Idea

A conference at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London,

organised by Zelda Cheatle, curator of the Tosca Fund Collection

Saturday 3 October 2009



This is a revised version of a speech by Mark Haworth-Booth



My name is Mark Haworth-Booth ands I am Visiting Professor of Photography at the University of the Arts London. I will soon be chairing the closing Q&A panel on collecting but Zelda has asked me - as a way of letting you know… Continue

Added by Mark Haworth-Booth on October 9, 2009 at 7:46 — 1 Comment

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