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 the first museum to exhibit photos (in 1858).||-|
|The Bitter Years 1935-41||Waassertuerm, Dudelange, Lux||Permanent||Steichen’s 1962 FSA/MoMA show reopens in Luxembourg.||€6/€4/
|Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph||National Media Museum, Bradford||To 8 Feb 2017||How photography was born & how Talbot’s invention of the neg-pos process formed the basis of photography around the world.||-|
|Wolfgang Tillmans 2017||Tate Modern, London||15 Feb – 11 Jun 2017||Tillman’s abstracts and an installation featuring live events.||£11-£12.50|
|Roger Mayne||Photographers’ Gallery, London||3 Mar – 11 Jun 2017||Major London exhibition of the photographer of Southam Street in the 1950s and early 60s.||Free to noon, £4, £2.50|
|The Camera Exposed||V&A, London||To Mar 2017||Works that explore the presence of ‘the camera’, or some trace of it, in photographs from self-portraits to more conceptual pieces. Artists include Lady Hawarden, Bill Brandt and Richard Avedon.||-|
|The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection||Tate Modern, London||To 7 May 2017||Unrivalled selection of classic modernist images from the 1920s to the 1950s.||-|
|Photo London 2017||Somerset House, London||17 – 21 May 2017||Return of the highly successful photo fair.||-|
|A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill & Adamson||Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh||27 May – 1 Oct 2017||An exploration of a “uniquely productive and influential partnership”.||£10/£8|
|Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933||Tate Liverpool||23 Jun – 15 Oct 2017||The radical face of Germany between the wars told through the eyes of painter Otto Dix & photographer August Sander.||£12|
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*COST** = adult/concessions