Photo Histories
The Photographers' History of Photography

Photo Events 2015

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/
-21 free
Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection Science Museum, London To 1 March 2015 Key artifacts from the collection of world’s oldest surviving photographic society. -
Conflict, Time, Photography Tate Modern, London To 15 March 2015 “A diverse and poignant journey through over 150 years of conflict around the world, since the invention of photography.” £14.50/£12.50
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker Somerset House, London To 15 March 2015 Bourdin made fashion “into something rich and strange”. £9/£7
Witness at a Crossroads Rubin Museum of Art, New York To 23 March 2015 Marc Riboud’s journeys across Asia in the mid-1950s and 60s during a period of great cultural and political transition in the region. -
Human Rights Human Wrongs Photographers’ Gallery, London 6 Feb – 6 April 2015 Looking at human rights through original press prints from the Black Star agency. -
Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909–1949
MoMA, New York To 19 April 2015 The imaginative fervour of inter-war photography. Look out for website ‘OBJECT: PHOTO The Thomas Walther Collection’ which will focus on the development of photographic modernism in Europe and the US. -
Revelations: Experiments in Photography
Science Museum, London 20 March – 13 Sep 2015 The influence of Scientific Photography on modern and contemporary art. £8
Photo London 2015 Somerset House, London 21 – 24 May 2015 Photo fair “of the world’s leading photography galleries together with an innovative public programme”. -

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