Don McCullin

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Ingrid and I have seen a lot of exhibitions over the years, but the current Don McCullin show at Tate Britain really rates as one of the best. If McCullin ever took bad photographs, they were well hidden. I’d compare that with the concurrent Diane Arbus: In the Beginning show. Lots of historically interesting images – beautifully laid out with …

Interview with Mak Remissa

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Mak Remissa is arguably the most successful and important photographer working in Cambodia today. He is a working photojournalist, and is heavily involved in the ‘fine arts’ scene. His personal work addresses social issues, and I have previously written about some of his projects. I am in discussion with Remissa and others about a collaborative exhibition in 2020. This week’s …