The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Photofusion Presents Onto the Streets
Onto the Streets.

LONDON, ENGLAND.- Photofusion presents Onto the Streets. The exhibition showcases the work of an emerging generation of British photographers, notable for their fresh, candid depictions of public life in London.

Traditionally, New York and Paris have dominated the history of street photography. The restless mania of Manhattan and the romanticism of Paris have been captured and endorsed through exhibitions, coffee table books, magazines and mass produced prints for more than half a century.

In recent years London has discovered its own photographic allure. Photographers such as Wolfgang Tillmans, Jason Evans and Juergen Teller created a much imitated ‘London look’ in the 1990s using the street as a stage for fashion photography, while Gillian Wearing made several documentary-art projects using photography and video on the streets of the capital that made an immediate impact on the art and advertising worlds alike.

Now a new generation of London-based practitioners is returning to the idea of the ‘decisive moment’. Keenly aware of the history of street photography, the photographers in Onto The Streets insist on the continued relevance of still photography to capture the unique flux of people, matter and imagery that combine at street level. Their ability is to spot the resonance of fleeting moments of social interaction or collisions of line and form in the public places where we work, shop and play. Their observations of the dynamics of street life hold up a mirror to the kind of society we are making for ourselves, and establish London as a centre for contemporary street photography.

The exhibition is curated by Stephen McLaren and Sophie Howarth. Stephen is a photographer who has also worked in television as a director and producer for over 15 years where his projects have included the European MTV Awards and BBC's Rough Guides to the World series. Sophie is Curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern. She has taught and written extensively on contemporary art and photography, and is the editor of Singular Images: Essays on Remarkable Photographs (Tate/Aperture, 2005).

The exhibition is accompanied by an education and events programme including a symposium at Tate Modern with speakers Geoff Dyer, Paul Halliday and Nick Turpin; street photography-based workshops; portfolio reviews with curators and photographers from the exhibition; and a gallery talk and tour led by the curators.

Today's News

August 6, 2006

New Addition to 'Rebels & Martyrs' at National Gallery

David Burnett Will Be Featured in New Orleans

New York Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler

J. Paul Getty Trust Board Chair to Step Down

Authorities Hold Two in Custody For Hermitage Theft

Artist Jason Rhoades Dies at the Age Of 41

Luisa Lambri and Ernesto Neto at the CMA

Photofusion Presents Onto the Streets

Antonioni's Blow-Up at The Photographers' Gallery

Fish and Crocodiles in Africa From the Pharaohs to Today

Patrizia Mussa - La Buona Ventura in Paris

Gunnar A. Kaldewey: Artist Books for a Global World

Art Museum's Expansion and Modernization Project Continues

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- TEFAF New York Fall 2018 opens to strong attendance and robust sales

2.- Christie's announces auction of Magnificent Jewels and the concurrent Jewels Online Auction

3.- French court finds Jeff Koons guilty of plagiarism

4.- Papers of the exiled Stuart kings published online for the first time

5.- New exhibition explores relationship between British and Russian royal dynasties

6.- Wes Anderson presents box of 'treasures' from Viennese vaults

7.- Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies present...The Dark Side of Hollywood

8.- Hopper, de Kooning, Gorky and Stella hit new auction records in New York

9.- Old Master? Cave paintings from 40,000 years ago are world's earliest figurative art

10.- Cat mummies, animal statues discovered in Egypt sarcophagi

Related Stories

Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

Check out for a range of beautifully designed online slot games.

Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful