July 2011 archive

Jul 20

A World Observed 1940 – 2010: Photographs by Dorothy Bohm

Alongside the John Hedgecoe exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre was the Dorothy Bohm exhibition. Very different to the Hedgecoe it celebrates 70 years of work by the photographer. This is classic street photography from children in the street in Paris 1953 to  Egypt in 1987.  It is a wonderful collection showing, through street photography, how …

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Jul 20

The Face of the Artist; Photographs by John Hedgecoe

I visited the Face of the Artist exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia a couple of weeks ago. I had heard of John Hedgecoe through the numerous books he has written on photography. But it was not until seeing this exhibition that I found out his renown as a portrait photographer. It …

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Jul 20

Land Revisited

I visited the exhibition Land Revisited earlier in the year. It was fascinating to see the photographs. I have always liked Fay Godwin’s work and have an early copy of the book ‘Land’ so it was a great opportunity to see the original photos on display. The fact that they are in Black and White …

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Jul 09

Interval

There has been quite an interval since my last posting, this has been due to a number of factors, not least of which has been computer problems. However I have been taking photographs,  doing background reading  and taking notes in this period so I will shortly be writing this all up and posting the photos …

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