Inside this issue
Landmark: The Fields of PhotographyViewfinder
Venue: Somerset House, London. East Wing Galleries, East Wing. Terrace Rooms & Courtyard Rooms, South Wing
Date: 14 March – 28 April 2013
Daily 10.00-18.00, Free admission
This novel exhibition will be the first of its kind anywhere to show both the harsh, even brutal realities of the changing environment, as well as its enduring and stunning beauty, is a wide-ranging and ground-breaking exhibition featuring more than 70 of the world’s most highly regarded photographers from North and South America, Africa, Europe and Asia, with many of them showcasing previously unseen and recently completed works.
Focusing on our rapidly changing planet the exhibition will feature more than 170 original works of art taken by enterprising photographers employing technology ranging from 19th Century plate-camera techniques to the use of planes, drones, robots and even satellites to capture vivid images of earth’s varied terrain – and even distant planets. Many of the major names in photography will be represented: Mitch Epstein, Nadav Kander, Ryan McGinley, Robert Adams, Simon Norfolk, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Lee Friedlander, Simon Roberts, Toshio Shibata, Robert Polidori and many others contributing spectacular imagery. Also featured will be striking images by a younger generation of photographers: Pieter Hugo, Susan Evans, Raphael Dallaporta, Penelope Umbrico, Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, and others.
Click here for more information