Michael Hoppen's gallery goes onlineLauren Heinz, The BJP July 6, 2015
Michael Hoppen's eponymous gallery has been at the cutting edge of photographic print sales in the UK since 1992, but it's now launching into online sales.
One of the few London galleries solely dedicated to photography, Michael Hoppen Gallery has been at the cutting edge of photographic print sales in the UK since it opened in 1992. Its list of international artists is eclectic and diverse, representing the old and the young, the incredibly famous and the lesser known, and it accommodating a wide range of tastes and genres for prospective collectors.
But now, in an attempt to make print sales more accessible and diversify its audience still further, the gallery has launched an online venture which will allow visitors to buy prints at a range of affordable prices.
“The online shop will allow us to not only showcase new and emerging talent, that otherwise might not have made its way into the main gallery space, but will also aim to expose some fascinating projects and one off pieces from within the collection,” says Hoppen. “I think our programme of online shows will have something for everyone.”
ROLLING STONES FANS ONLINE EXHIBITION AT MICHAEL HOPPENby Solange Carneiro, We are selectors June 2, 2015
Until 11th of June Michael Hoppen Gallery exhibits moments captured in pictures of Rolling Stones fans. As a reminder of life before cell phones and “selfies” and “it bags” and all the paraphernalia of concerts today, the Rolling Stones Fans Online Exhibition by American photographer Joseph Szabo is a short reel of 19 B&W photos that portrays the experience of fans at a 1978 Stones concert in JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. The exhibit explores a spectrum of raw emotions associated with teenagers shot by Szabo who’s known for capturing the nuances and emotions of adolescence.
Illustrated book about Rolling Stones fans: "The feeling of making"Eva Thöne, Spiegel May 19, 2015
Excited, drunk, liberated: In June 1978 celebrated more than 90,000 fans at the Rolling Stones concert in Philadelphia. The photographer Joseph Szabo noted the excesses of youth.
Satisfaction guaranteed: Rolling Stones fans steal the showThe Guardian, art & design April 21, 2015
Some are playing air guitar, some are doing drug deals – and one has passed out stone cold … photographer Joseph Szabo captures the many moods of the crowd at the JFK stadium in Philadelphia in 1978
Peek inside the world of the weird and wonderful fans of the rolling stonesVice UK, Online April 21, 2015
After being asked by two of his students to attend a Rolling Stones gig in 1978, photographer Joseph Szabo finally found his true calling. With his senses overwhelmed by the energy around him, the heaving crowd, the sheer emotion in people's faces, and the wet and soggy stadium, Joseph pulled out his camera are started recording what he saw.
To celebrate where it all begun, the Michael Hoppen Gallery will be curating an online exhibition of a selection of shots taken by Joseph on that day. "This is what teenagers were like on this day," he adds, "in this place, in this time. Substitute today's clothes and hairstyles, and I think you'll find teenagers doing pretty much the same things."
ROLLING STONES FANS: JOSEPH SZABOHungerTV.com April 9, 2015
Photographer Joseph Szabo is best known for his candid and intimate images of youth culture in the 60s and 70s, photographs that capture the freedom and vulnerability of youth, and can’t help but provoke a reaction in viewers. And while these images may be his most famous, they by no means the whole body of his work.
Szabo’s teenager images began when he was a teacher at a high school, and they lead him to places where his subjects frequented – the school halls, the beach and, most notably for this series, concerts.
In these ensuing photographs Szabo once again works his magic, capturing the feeling of a time long gone, but, thanks to the likes of him, not forgotten...