Tom Seymour

Tom Seymour is an Associate Editor at The Art Newspaper and an Associate Lecturer at London College of Communication. His words have been published in The Guardian, The Observer, The New York Times, Financial Times, Wallpaper* and The Telegraph. He has won Writer of the Year and Specialist Writer of the year on three separate occassions at the PPA Awards for his work with The Royal Photographic Society.

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Leica x 1854 Commission Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next three months, the Leica x 1854 Commission Series will select one winning photographer each month to produce a creative body of work using Leica equipment. Here, we introduce the first theme in the series, ‘Witnesses of: The Everyday’.

15 March 2021

Bamako Encounters: Streams of Consciousness

Reading Time: 4 minutes Weeks after a nationwide state of emergency is lifted, Mali’s capital hosts more than 85 artists from across Africa in 15 city-wide venues for its extensive festival

9 December 2019

Any Answers: Jeff Wall

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reconstructing scenes from everyday life and realising them as vast prints or lightbox images, the Vancouver-based artist is a pioneer
of conceptual photography – though he prefers “near documentary”. A key influence
on the Düsseldorf School, his work has been exhibited around the world. His latest show, at White Cube Mason’s Yard in London
until 07 September, presents new and recent photographs, including Recovery – a startling change of direction that echoes a “great moment in Western painting, defined by Seurat and Matisse, who revolutionised art with colour”

23 September 2019

After the fall: documenting the end of the caliphate

Reading Time: 8 minutes Focusing on human struggle in the battle to defeat Isis, Ivor Prickett spent months on the frontline in Iraq and Syria, documenting the end of the caliphate, and
the daunting return home
for thousands
of displaced citizens

27 August 2019