Recent Articles

Danny Lyon's poignant memories of Muhammad Ali
'He was our king, our royalty, we will never have another like him. Goodbye champ - see you on the other side!'
Published: Monday, 6 June 2016
Parr's Real Food and Kessels' Failures head for Arles
Magnum Photos president’s food van and curator’s failed photos to go on show at the French photo fair
Published: Friday, 3 June 2016
Photos That Changed The World - Migrant Mother
Dorothea Lange's photo humanised the Great Depression and greatly influenced documentary photography
Published: Thursday, 26 May 2016
Martin Parr reveals his Death Row Dinner
And it doesn't look like this! But what would the Real Food photographer choose for his last supper?
Published: Monday, 23 May 2016
Erik Kessels fails his photo shoot at Photo London
The photo curator and author of new book Failed It! brings down the house - before he's even begun his talk
Published: Friday, 20 May 2016
When René Burri shot Oscar Niemeyer’s Brazil
Magnum have some of Burri's classic Brazilian shots on show at Photo London. Here's how René took them
Published: Friday, 20 May 2016
From Book to Bid – Mapplethorpe's Calla Lily
Read how this 1984 study of a Calla Lily, for sale at Christie's, expresses the deep interplay in Robert's work
Published: Thursday, 19 May 2016
Visit our Real Food van at Photo London this week!
Good food and great books to be had courtesy of Martin and Ellen Parr at the Somerset House photo fair
Published: Thursday, 19 May 2016
A Movement in a Moment: The Düsseldorf School
Find out how a husband and wife’s photos of industrial buildings changed photography forever
Published: Monday, 16 May 2016
What's going on at Photo London next week?
Well, Martin Parr’s caravan, Wolfgang Tillmans’ EU posters and Erik Kessels' failed photos for starters!
Published: Thursday, 12 May 2016
Wolfgang Tillmans - 'Brexit is unpatriotic'
The artist is encouraging young Brits to vote to stay in Europe with a series of snappy posters, downloadable here
Published: Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Photos that changed the world – 24 Hrs In Photos
Find out how Erik Kessels printed off a single day of Flickr uploads to demonstrate the ubiquity of digital images
Published: Thursday, 5 May 2016
Patrick Grant's favourite photo from Real Food
We've heard how his new collection was inspired by Martin Parr's Boring Postcards - here he is on Parr's new book
Published: Thursday, 5 May 2016


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