Photo London

Art fairsanalysis

Photo London has mass appeal—can it be equally thought-provoking?

The UK's premier photography fair is still finding its identity, with strong curated sections and projects presented amid more vacuous work

Photo Londonanalysis

Photo London's director promises to 'embrace the new'—so why does it look the same?

Now under the directorship of Kamiar Maleki, the UK's largest photography fair returns to Somerset House for its eighth edition

Martin Parr to take centre stage at Photo London fair

The documenter of Britain’s quirks is this year’s Master of Photography

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Uyghurs, mass incarceration and Ukraine before the invasion: three political presentations to see at Photo London

Strong messages are present in a number of booths at this year's edition of the UK's biggest photography fair

Photo London makes play for China after selling 25% stake

Top photo fair divests shares to World Photography Organisation, which launched Shanghai Photofairs in 2014

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Photo London returns as 'an act of resistance'

Diverse interpretations of portraiture and themes of isolation and containment loom large at first physical photography fair since the onset of the pandemic

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'If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough': vintage prints by war photographer Robert Capa to headline Photo London

Some of the earliest known prints by the mythological founder of Magnum to be shown from an unseen private collection

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Analogue to digital: Photo London goes online as director slams UK government's communications with arts organisations

Covid-19 messaging is “inconsistent, contradictory, all over the place” says Michael Benson, who has had to cancel physical fair twice

Photo London abandons socially distanced fair to go online

Decision "feels like natural progression for the market”, exhibitor says

Photo London plans to open in tent this October with social distancing

Timed entry and face masks are set to become the “new normal” for art fairs, organisers say

Photo London reacts to surge of interest in vintage photography

Fair is responding to market’s current return to tradition, while Brexit looms large in the minds of exhibitors

Photo London rescinds partnership with Brunei's Dorchester Collection after protests

The London fair is “undertaking urgent steps” to exit a contract with hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the kingdom made gay sex punishable by stoning to death

Artists show their power to effect change

In the visual arts, a greater sense of activism is possible, and it’s being helped by the absorption of a broader range of disciplines and media into the canon

Edward Burtynsky unveils preview of Anthropocene project at Photo London

Canadian photographer has been working with scientists to draw attention to man's impact on the planet