Colin Jones

  • Colin Jones Obituary

    The Guardian October 4, 2021
    Royal Ballet dancer who became a celebrated photojournalist of social history in Britain and beyond
     
    One line that always produced a laugh from audiences watching the film Billy Elliot was: “What’s best, to be a ballet dancer or to be a miner?” The photographer Colin Jones, who has died aged 85 from Covid-19, would not have thought this such a funny question. He had worked in one of those worlds as a dancer touring with the Royal Ballet and had documented the other with superb photographs, published in the Observer and the Independent magazines and in a book entitled Grafters (2002). He also did important work for the Sunday Times, in particular The Black House project in the 1970s, leading one critic there to describe him as the George Orwell of British photojournalism.

     

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  • MHG BREXIT WALL

    Photo London, Somerset House - SPECIAL FEATURE May 15, 2017

    Michael Hoppen Gallery has trawled through the collection to find images that conjure up the nostalgic idea of Britain that the Brexiteers have voted for.

     

    PHOTO LONDON SOMERSET HOUSE - BOOTH C1

     

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  • STAN FIRM INNA INGLAN: BLACK DIASPORA IN LONDON, 1960-70S

    Colin Jones at Tate Britain May 2, 2017

    This display brings together works from the 1960s and 1970s by eight photographers who documented Black communities in London

     

    MAIN FLOOR, TATE BRITAIN

    UNTIL 19 NOVEMBER, 2017

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  • NEWSLETTER SUMMER 16

    September 15, 2016

    Read about what our artists have been up to over the summer and what you can look forward to from Michael Hoppen Gallery this winter.

     

    READ THE NEWSLETTER HERE