The Book of Stone

In Paris for the Private View of an exhibition I’ve curated at Galerie Gimpel Muller on the Left Bank just …

Myth/History

A fabulous show at the Yuz Collection in Shanghai. Wonderfully spacious and elegant. A great space in which to show …

Frieze Masters

Frieze Masters highlight: Helly Nahmad Gallery’s recreation of a French intellectuals bed-sitter apartment in May 1968 during the student protests. …

Chris Killip

It’s exciting to learn that the Getty have acquired a complete set of vintage prints of Chris Killip’s most celebrated …

Auctions in New York

Great to be in New York again. The auction highlights for me: the vintage Harry Callahan’s at the special auction …

Jo Spence

I’ve been studying Jo Spence’s photographs for a while. The opportunity to go through the great archive of her work …

Congratulations to Jon Tonks!

Delighted to attend the Royal Photographic Society’s Award Ceremony at the Royal Society of Arts. Fascinating and wonderful winners including …

A Tribute to Alan Davie

A moving evening of tributes to Alan Davie at Tate Britain in the gallery that contains a mini retrospective of …

Bridget Riley. The Stripe Paintings

An exhilarating Bridget Riley exhibition at David Zwirner Gallery in London: incredible pictures, exceptionally well installed and brilliantly lit. The …

Roger Mayne (1929-2014)

Very sad to learn that Roger Mayne died yesterday. One of the greatest British photographers of the twentieth century. Mayne …

Conspicuous Consumption

The champagne flowed at the V and A as Michael Schmidt was announced the winner of the fifth Prix Pictet …

Concerning the Spiritual in Art

Two amazing exhibitions: Stanley Spencer and Dennis Creffield at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester. More information about exhibitions at Pallant …

Lynne Cohen. 1944-2014

Upset to learn that Lynne Cohen has died. As well as hugely admiring her work it was a privilege to …

And the winner is ….

Richard Mosse – winner of this year’s Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. An enjoyable evening at the Photographers Gallery, London. The …

More Moore

A fabulous day at Henry Moore’s home at Perry Green. Amazing to see inside his home, his sculpture and etching …