Daido Moriyama – Farewell Photography

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The Japanese photography of the Provoke era has always held fascination for me, as I love the directness and spontaneity. And Daido Moriyama is  a prolific artist with much to say, either through his earlier work or his current activities. The Tate offers a summary of Provoke, although I find it rather more descriptive than analytic. Following the decimation and …

Coronavirus UK Book

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Very pleased to announce the publication of Coronavirus UK, in a signed, limited edition. Shipping next week. The project combines an image taken daily during the Covid-19 crisis – either at home from the studio or during some personal activity locally, with a news headline from that same morning. There is discordancy and often paradox between the headline and the …