It is now the fifth year of Photo London Fair. Building on the success of its first four editions, Photo London 2019 returns to Somerset House to showcase the very best of the past, present and future of photography. This year’s edition continues the Fair’s longstanding support for young galleries and artists.
Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Founded in 2015, it has already established itself as a world-class photography Fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community. From the capital’s major museums to its auction houses, galleries large and small, right into the burgeoning creative community in the East End and South London, Photo London harnesses the city’s outstanding creative talent and brings the world’s leading photographers, curators, exhibitors and dealers together with the public to celebrate photography, the medium of our time.
Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad, Founding Directors of Photo London, said: “We are delighted to announce such an outstanding line-up of exhibitors and special projects for our fifth edition and deeply honoured to present Stephen Shore as our 2019 Master of Photography. As his recent retrospective at MOMA (New York) admirably demonstrated, Stephen is a truly pioneering photographer who has consistently pushed the boundaries of image making throughout a long and successful career. His Photo London show continues that process presenting work made since his MOMA retrospective. In its first five years, Photo London has firmly established itself as a world-class photography fair and an important destination for everyone who is curious about the past, present and especially the future of photography: the great democratic art form of our age. Surveying this superb group of artists and exhibitors we are particularly delighted to have strengthened the Fair through an insistence on quality and to have retained our strong international focus with photography from Iran, South Africa, Scandinavia, Latin America, Taiwan and Japan. We very much look forward to welcoming visitors to Somerset House in May.”
Do not miss the chance for book signing as you may see the artist on the show and kindly ask him to sign your purchase. On the first day we met Tom Wood and he is a very nice person to chat with. SIT DOWN galerie Stand A6 if you also would like to see him on the last day. However we have to remind you that, you cannot purchase a book from the stand but have to go across different booths to Publishers East Wing to do the shopping, and then return for signing.
It is a little bit annoying, isn't it?
16-19 May 2019
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