Mrs Merryman

  • ? The image as question

    28 Sep - 26 Nov 2016
    Part of the fascination with all photography is that the medium is firmly grounded in the documentary tradition. It has been used as a record of crime scenes, zoological specimens, lunar and space exploration, phrenology, fashion and importantly, art and science. It has been used as ‘proof’ of simple things such as family holidays and equally of atrocities taking place on the global stage. Any contemporary artist using photography has to accept the evidential language embedded in the medium. In this exhibition the Michael Hoppen Gallery exhibits a myriad of...
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