Photography

Top 19 images from the World Press Photo Contest - Southbank Centre

[caption]On Revolution Road by Yuri Kozyrev, Russia, Noor Images for Time [/caption] In a BBC documentary of his life and works, photographer William Klein said that everyone seems to be into photography these days. To quote loosely, he says what’s really fascinating is that people are producing things…

The Sunday Times Magazine: 50th Anniversary at the Saatchi Until 4 March

[caption]Left: Victim of War by Don McCullin; Right: Man in the Moon by Neil Armstrong[/caption] After almost a year of blogging, I can honestly say how much* I’ve enjoyed writing and owning this blog*. It’s my own little kingdom where I can write about anything without…

The Great Rancinan Unveils his Masterpieces in London

[caption]The Raft of Illusions by Gérard Rancinan[/caption] I was lucky to be the first person to arrive for the press preview of ‘Rancinan in London’ at the Opera Gallery last week, because other than being the art blogger who has beaten ‘real’ journalists for being on time (I…

Thomas Struth Searches for the Sublime: Photographs 1978-2010 at the Whitechapel Gallery

Unlike other photographers, it sometimes takes Thomas Struth a few days to capture an image on camera. The celebrated German photographer’s long and arduous creative process demonstrate the emphasis he puts in the art of seeing and his meticulous love  for details. Visiting his first UK survey at the…

I´m Big, I´m Small: Rashid Rana at the Lisson Gallery

As an art form, the rise of cheap digital cameras *has put photography in a more questionable position  than ever before. For one, taking photos nowadays do not necessarily require any creative skills whatsoever. I´ve taken hundreds of photos myself but none necessarily could be called art. *How can…