The PHOTO HISTORIES listing of selected photographic festivals, exhibitions, lectures, seminars and auctions taking place around the world over the next 12 months. Please check details on the event web site before commencing your journey.
|A History of Photography||On line||Permanent||Robert Leggat’s history up to the 1920s.||-|
|Humphrey Spender’s Worktown||On line||Permanent||Bolton in the 30s for the Mass Observation project.||-|
|Photographs Gallery||V&A, London||Permanent||New gallery at first museum to exhibit photos (1858).||-|
|The Bitter Years 1935-41||Waassertuerm, Dudelange, Lux||Permanent||Steichen’s 1962 FSA/MoMA show reopens in Luxembourg.||€6/€4/
|First Person Plural: The cult of the photographer and the culture of social media||Science Museum, London||1 Mar 2014||Symposium investigating equivalents in modern cultural identity to those Tony Ray-Jones photographed so eloquently in the 1960s||£15|
|Paul Rees: “Day Dreaming About The Good Times?”||Impressions Gallery, Bradford||To 8 March 2014||International premiere of Reas’ first major retrospective.||-|
|Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr||Science Museum, London||To 16 Mar 2014||Important analysis of Ray-Jones’ influence on Parr launches the Media Space, the London showcase for items from Britain’s National Photography Collection held by the National Media Museum, Bradford.||£8/£5|
|Robert Adams: The Place We Live||Jeu de Paume, Paris||To 18 May 2014||“How the grand landscapes of the American West have been altered by human activity,” and about values and – always – about the light.||€9.70/€6.70|
|Philip-Lorca diCorcia Photographs 1975-2012||The Hepworth Wakefield, UK||To 1 Jun 2014||First UK retrospective for ‘Hustlers’ & ‘Lucky Thirteen’ photographer.||Free|
|Bailey’s Stardust||NPG, London||To 1 Jun 2014||Exhibition showing the “extraordinary range of subjects that David Bailey has captured throughout his career.”||£16/£14.50/£13.50|
|Henri Cartier-Bresson||Centre Pompidou, Paris||To 9 Jun 2014||In depth analysis of the man and his work ten years after his death||€13/€11/€10/€9|
|Homer Sykes: England 1970s 1980s||Maison de la Photographie Robert Doisneau, Paris||26 Jun – 12 Oct 2014||First major retrospective of Sykes’ work in French capital||-|
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COST* = adult/concessions