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10 exhibitions in 2015 that have us excited

There’s nothing quite like going to an amazing exhibition to get yourself inspired! We’ve been having quite a few discussions at Best Photo Prints recently since coming back to the office about which shows we are most looking forward to in 2015! Here is our selection below of ones not to miss! In no particular order.

Only In England, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool

13th February – 7th June 2015

Notions of Englishness by photographers Martin Parr and Tony Ray Jones.

 

Lightworks -  Pekka Nittyvirta
Lightworks – Pekka Nittyvirta

Light-works: Contemporary Photography and Art in Focus, Mottisfont, Hampshire

17th January to 19th April

Light-works: Contemporary Photography introduces an international selection of accomplished artists whose works focus on the effects of light, using unusual techniques to get breathtaking results.

 

Ponte City
Ponte City

Ponte City | Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse, Photography Gallery Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh

6th December 2014 – 26th April 2015

Photo-journalism surrounding the iconic Ponte City structure in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

 

 

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James Bridle l Still from Seamless Transitions

James Bridle, The Photographers Gallery, London

6th February – 15th April 2015

Bridle explores how technology both affects culture and reproduces and shapes political power.

 

 

 

Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky. Peasant girls, Russian Empire, 1909, Courtesy of the Library of Congress

 Close & Far: Russian Photography Now, Warwick Arts Centre, Warwick

17th January — 7th March 2015

Pioneer colour photographers document a pre-revolutionary Russia and look at 21st century Russia.

 

 

 

Zanele Muholi, from the “Faces and Phases” series, Tumi Mkhuma Yeoville Johannesburg, 2007, © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg
Zanele Muholi, from the “Faces and Phases” series, Tumi Mkhuma Yeoville Johannesburg

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2015, The Photographers Gallery London

17 April – 7 June 2015

The annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize never disappoints, nominees have recently been listed. The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize aims to reward a contemporary photographer of any nationality, who has made the most significant contribution (exhibition or publication) to the medium of photography in Europe in the previous year.

 

 

 

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Free Range Photography Week, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane London

June 2015

We always enjoy this one. The annual Free Range exhibitions showcase the best new talent from artists/photographers around the country. In the heart of a burning Brick Lane in summer time.

 

 

 

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 Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon, National Portrait Gallery, London

July 2nd – October 18th 2015

The immensely popular icon has an eagerly awaited exhibition showcasing her incredible life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNIL SHAH
SUNIL SHAH

 SUNIL SHAH: UGANDA STORIES, MEZZANINE GALLERY, New Art Exchange Nottingham

17th January – 8th March 2015

In this exhibition, Sunil Shah explores very personal themes linked to his family’s roots and heritage as Ugandan Asians, and offers wider narratives

around exile, displacement and dispossession

 

 

 

Photo London, Somerset House London

21th May – 24th May 2015

Photo London will showcase the broad range of photographic practice – from vintage to contemporary. Photo London is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts.