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Photo Events 2014-15

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.



EVENT LOCATION DATES DESCRIPTION *COST**
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
John Deakin and the Lure of Soho Photographers’ Gallery, London To 13 July 2014 Soho characters by the photographer Bruce Bernard ranked with Avedon and Penn. -
Women of Vision Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, USA To 20 July 2014 The extraordinary work of the present generation of female photojournalists working for National Geographic. -
Port Meadow River & Rowing Museum, Henley To 20 July 2014 Adrian Arbib celebrates the beauty and wonder of Port Meadow, 400 acres of common land on the outskirts of Oxford. -
Vivian Maier. The discovery of a photographer. St. Peter’s Abbey, Ghent, Belgium 27 July – 17 Aug 2014 Unknown street photographer, Chicago nanny, and one of the finest eyes of the 20th century. €6/€4.50/€2
Vanessa Winship Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid To 31 August 2014 The first retrospective of one of Britain’s finest photographers. Thanks Spain. -
The Valley/El Valle: Photo-essays from California’s Heartland San Francisco City Hall To 19 September 2014 Touching images depicting contemporary life in the Central Valley. -
Garry Winogrand Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York To 21 Sep 2014 “ The first effort to comprehensively examine Winogrand’s unfinished work.” -
Beyond the Border: New Contemporary Photography from Scotland Impressions Gallery, Bradford To 27 Sep 2014 Work from the Document Scotland collective who “share a common vision to witness and photograph the important and diverse stories within Scotland”. -
Homer Sykes: England 1970s 1980s Maison de la Photographie Robert Doisneau, Paris To 12 Oct 2014 Sykes’ first major retrospective in the French capital. -
Open for Business Science Museum, London 22 Aug – 2 Nov 2014 Nine Magnum photographers celebrate contemporary British industry. -
Stranger Than Fiction Science Museum, London 23 July – 9 Nov 2014 Joan Fontcuberta’s first major UK exhibition featuring six conceptually independent narratives which mix fact with fiction and science with art. -
Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith Architecture Gallery, RIBA, London 10 Sep – 6 Dec 2014 First major retrospective of an unsung British master craftsman who captured the essence of his subjects, be they cathedrals or cottages, beaches or bogs. Free
Building With Light The Legacy Of Robert Elwall RIBA, London 13-14 Nov 2014 International symposium on architectural photography honouring Robert Elwall, acclaimed historian of architectural photography who died in 2012 aged 59. TBA
Horst: Photographer of Style V&A, London 6 Sep – 4 Jan 2015 Retrospective of fashion great Horst P. Horst (1906-99). -
Masters of Light: Treasures from the Royal Photographic Society Collection Media Space, Science Museum, London 2 Dec – 1 Mar 2015 Key artifacts from the collection of world’s oldest surviving photographic society. -


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*COST**  =   adult/concessions

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