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Opening on 12 October, the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new Photography Centre is set to display the world’s first photographic experiments, pictures by Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Steichen, acquisitions by Linda McCartney and commissioned works by Thomas Ruff. The world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design has collected photographs since it was founded in 1852. Following the transfer of the Royal Photographic Society collection, the V&A’s expanding amalgamation of world-class photography collections has inspired...

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Proud Galleries is presenting a free-to-enter retrospective exhibition displaying the works of esteemed photographer Jane Bown at its central London gallery space. Jane Bown: The Observer, which highlights the best of Bown’s work, is taking place at Proud Central, 32 John Adam Street, and runs until 12 August. The collection on display provides a pastiche of quintessential Britain and its defining figures through black and white and film photography. Working in a largely male-dominated environment, Bown...

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In an exclusive interview with Arts & Collections, photographer of the stars Steve Parke shares his experience working alongside legendary rock icon, Prince. Steve Parke’s acclaimed photobook, Picturing Prince: An Intimate Portrait (2017), provides an honest glimpse into the life and individuality of one of the most revered rock stars ever known. The publication coincided with an exhibition of the same name that was held at Proud Galleries in London at the end of last...

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Proud Galleries will showcase a collection of rare Marilyn Monroe photographs taken by famed photographer, Milton H. Greene. This landmark display, which is set to grace London’s Proud Central from 11 May until 24 June, exhibits images that neatly encapsulate the glamour, charisma and charm that made Marilyn the icon she is remembered as today. Born in 1926 as Norma Jeane, the actress filmed her first movie when she was just 21. She would not...

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Proud Central in London will showcase a collection of historic photographs of the Kennedy family shot by famed photographer, Mark Shaw. Chronicling the ‘golden years’ of one of the most famous families to ever step into the White House, Life with the Kennedys: Photographs by Mark Shaw will retrace JFK’s stellar rise to office—from his days as Senator to and stint as 35th president of the United States to his tragic murder. This exhibition, which...

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Proud Galleries in London is presenting a collection of rare and intimate prints celebrating the flamboyant character of the acclaimed U.S. musician, Prince. Running from 9 November to 3 December, Picturing Prince: Photographs by Steve Parke will allow viewers to see the musical artist from a truly unique perspective. Steve Parke is an award winning illustrator, designer and photographer. He met Prince in the late 80s at the renowned private estate and recording studio, Paisley...

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In its most recent project, the British Museum documents the Syrian civil war and refugee crisis by acquiring photography from various artists. With the help of the U.K. charity, the Art Fund, the museum intends to feed this ongoing project by continually collecting relevant art pieces on the topic. The scheme was conceived back in 2009 by the British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum to collect Middle Eastern photography. The Contemporary and Modern...

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Renowned photographer Fan Ho’s work is displayed in Sotheby’s new exhibition Visual Dialogues. Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery is presenting their brand-new exhibition Visual Dialogues—Hong Kong through the lens of Fan Ho this month. This enticing collection of photography delivers on over thirty pieces of vintage photography from master film director Fan Ho (1931-2016). These visionary pieces of work document Honk Kong in the 1960’s, chronicling not only its history but its very essence. Born in...

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Mario Testino is set to display over 400 works in his upcoming Shake It Up exhibition.  Made up of 400 of Testino’s little-known art collection, Shake It Up’s proceeds will be given to Museo MATE in Lima, Peru—a non-profit institution set by Testino himself to develop culture and heritage across Peru. Art had a transformative effect on my life, and I want to give people this same opportunity. I hope through Museo MATE and all...

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Elegant, glamorous and exquisite, Vincent Peters’ celebrity portraits diverges from commerciality and takes inspiration from fine art. Vincent Peters is considered one of the most prominent fashion and celebrity photographers of recent times. He has worked with major publications such as Vogue, GQ, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar, and boasts a portfolio packed with stunning celebrity portraits of Hollywood’s most famous and beautiful people—from Laetitia Casta and Michael Fassbender to Emma Watson, Scarlett Johansson and Charlize Theron. See...

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