A bizarre auction in Paris

A huge collection of nineteenth century photographs is being sold in Paris. Enormously exciting, but disappointingly the best works are …

Contrasting Visions

A breakfast time visit to Guy Bourdin’s theatrically installed exhibition in the cavernous vaults of the Courtauld Institute followed by …

Terry Dennett

A fascinating visit to Terry Dennett to record an interview with him about his collaborative work with Jo Spence. Great …

Salt and Silver

Delighted to attend the Private View of Salt and Silver at Tate Britain and to marvel at the treasures on …

Staying Power

A fascinating exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum on Black British Experience.

Raymond Cauchetier in Paris

A memorable afternoon with one of the great French photographers of the twentieth century, 95 year old Raymond Cauchetier, the …

Sense and Nonsense at Tate Modern

A fascinating breakfast at Tate Modern. Simon Baker on the Tate’s future photography plans and tour through Conflict Time Photography. …

Bare Life in Munster, Germany

Fascinating to visit the exhibition of British figurative art at the Munster Museum. A real achievement to secure so many …

Koudelka at the Getty, Los Angeles

A fabulous show that really enhanced my appreciation of Koudelka. From the incredible early abstracted forms to the exhibition prints …

Sam Wagstaff

Just finished Sam Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe – A Biography by Philip Gefter. Fascinating to learn about the way …

Bad News

Sad to learn about the threat to Birmingham’s public library where, thanks to Pete James, they have become one of …

John Myers

A fascinating meeting with John Myers. Exciting to get to know more about his recently rediscovered photographs of the 1970s. …

Anselm Kiefer in Conversation

Fascinating to hear Anselm Kiefer speak at the cultural centre JW3 about his work in his only public interview to …