“At a time when so many of us are using our smartphones to capture images of the people and sights around us, we shouldn’t forget photography’s significance as an important and longstanding art form. Photo London is an exciting addition to the capital’s art and design festivals that draw visitors from across the UK and around the world.” MAYOR OF LONDON, BORIS JOHNSON
London’s most important new art fair “Photo London” breaks new ground for London as a world centre for photography, sparking a city-wide photo week, and attracting the world’s leading photographers and galleries to London. Over 70 galleries from all parts of the world will participate in the first Photo London opening to the public at Somerset House.
The full range of photography from rare historic prints to work by the youngest and most exciting talent in the field will be on view at Photo London, with a special focus on the work of London photographers, at prices ranging from £600 to £700,000.
Among the well-known names featured are Nobuyoshi Araki, Diane Arbus, David Bailey, Bill Brandt, Matthew Brandt, Henri Cartier Bresson, Thomas Demand, Patrick Demarchelier, Susan Derges, William Eggleston, Mitch Epstein, Elliott Erwitt, Elger Esser, Horst P Horst, Tom Hunter, Nadav Kander, Yousef Karsh, Rinko Kawauchi, André Kertész, Karen Knorr, Gustave Le Gray, Anne Leibovitz, Robert Longo, Daido Moriyama, Vik Muniz, Martin Parr, Rankin, Man Ray, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Herb Ritts, Paolo Roversi, Thomas Ruff, Sebastião Salgado, Alfred Stieglitz, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Henry Fox Talbot and Andy Warhol.
WHERE Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK
WHEN May 21st – May 25th, 2015 – 7-9 p.m.
Photo London will open to the public at Somerset House from 21 to 24 May 2015.