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Tag: Museum of London

London Nights: The exhibition

Reading Time: 3 minutes Journey through the capital after dark in a new FullBleed film exploring the Museum of London’s major photography exhibition

“The water is witness, it carries the DNA”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chloe Dewe Mathews has spent half a decade documenting life along the River Thames. In a new FullBleed film, produced in association with British Journal of Photography and the Museum of London, the photographer sheds light on the project

London: A visual love song

Reading Time: 4 minutes “This trace of communication, this Derridean postcard, started me on a journey to capture the immersive and lyrical potential of London”

Rewriting the city

Reading Time: 6 minutes Shadowing a London graffiti crew for one year altered Marc Vallée’s perception of the place he calls home

The Hyman Collection donates 125 photographs to Yale Center for British Art

Reading Time: 5 minutes London-based collectors Claire and James Hyman have donated 125 photographs to the Yale Center for British Art, gifting key works by leading figures in British photographic history – including Bill Brandt, Bert Hardy, Roger Mayne, Tony Ray-Jones, Martin Parr, Chris Killip and Anna Fox – to the 44-year-old institution in New Haven in the US. It’s a move that could be interpreted as a damning indictment of UK institutions’ commitment to collecting British photography – particularly as, the last time BJP caught up with James Hyman (our May 2015 issue), he said building such collections has been “left to private individuals, and it shouldn’t have been”. In the same interview Hyman also singled out Birmingham Library and its curator of photography collections Peter James for praise – yet in the intervening time, both the photography archive and James’ job have fallen victim to funding cuts. But Hyman says the donation should be viewed in a positive light as evidence of the growing interest in British photography abroad – an interest which may spark more commitment in the UK.

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