Gallery Newsletter

  • New book about Harold Edgerton

    'Seeing the Unseen' published by Steidl with MIT Museum Jan 12, 2021

    Seeing the Unseen contains iconic photos from the beloved milk drops and bullets slicing through fruit and cards, to less well known but equally compelling images of sea creatures and sports figures in action. Paired with excerpts from Edgerton’s laboratory notebooks, the book reveals the full range of his technical virtuosity and his enthusiasm for the natural and human-built worlds. Essays by Edgerton students and collaborators J. Kim Vandiver and Gus Kayafas explore his approach to photography, engineering and education, while MIT Museum curators Gary Van Zante and Deborah Douglas examine his significance to the history of photography, technology and modern culture.

     

    This book was longlisted for the Kraszna-Krausz Photography and Moving Image Book Awards 2020 

     

     

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  • P.H. Emerson (1856–1936)

    Gallery Exhbition - and Online Dec 3, 2020
    Michael Hoppen Gallery is delighted to announce our first exhibition of work by English photography pioneer
     

    This display of original photogravures and vintage platinum prints has been organised in conjunction with renowned 19th century photography specialist Robert Hershkowitz.

     

    We are exhibiting original photogravures from Emerson’s most famous series Marsh Leaves (1895), in addition to a selection of platinum prints from his first album Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads (1886).


    P.H. Emerson is now open at Michael Hoppen Gallery and will run until Jaunuary 31st, 2021.

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  • Paolo Pellegrin | The beauty in our fragile eco-system

    Online Exhibition Nov 19, 2020

    "You want to be more vulnerable because that’s how your photography becomes more human. In a sense you want to become a totally blank canvas so the subject or situation reflects him or itself upon you."
    Paolo Pellegrin

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  • Bill Brandt | A Retrospective

    At Fundación MAPFRE in Barcelona. Oct 9th - Jan 24th, 2021

    A major Bill Brandt retrospective is open at the Fundación MAPFRE in Barcelona. The exhibition is installed at the foot of the Mapfre Tower, in a 1,400 square meter space renovated for the occasion.

    This large retrospective uses 186 vintage photographs by Bill Brandt , and covers all genres of his photographic output: social reportage, portraiture, landscape and nudes. Significantly, it is the first exhibition covering Brandt that highlights the relationship of the British photographer's work with the theories of surrealism, a movement with which Brandt came into contact during formative stay in Paris in the 1930s.

     

    The exhibition, curated by Ramón Esparza, doctor in Communication Sciences and professor of Audiovisual Communication at the University of the Basque Country, has been produced by Fundación MAPFRE.

     

    From October 9 2020 to January 24 2021

  • Frieze Masters Viewing Room

    Eikoh Hosoe Oct 9, 2020

    Michael Hoppen Gallery is delighted to be participating in Frieze Masters 2020 and we would love to invite you to join us at our virtual booth. We are proud to bring a solo presentation of Eikoh Hosoe's photography to the Spotlight section, exhibiting works from his most acclaimed series Kamaitachi (1969) and Barakei (Ordeal by Roses, 1963).

     

    Eikoh Hosoe is one of Japan's most iconic post-war photographers, recognised for his legendary collaborations and impeccable aesthetics. To celebrate his selection for this year's Frieze Masters, we have curated an important selection of rare vintage prints, created by the artist in Japan during the 1960s. Additionally, the gallery holds a limited supply of later prints taken from these iconic series and sourced from the artist's studio.

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