Photography Exhibitions 2010

Photography Exhibitions 2010: We list some of the main photography exhibitions over the coming year.

Photography exhibitions

Photography exhibitionsWhether you need a little inspiration or you're keen to see some of your favourite photographer's work close-up, What Digital Camera runs through some of the main photography exhibitions over the coming year.

Camille Silvy, Photographer of Modern Life, 1834 - 1910

Photography exhibition: National Portrait GalleryPrice: £5/£4.50/£4

Date(s): 15 July - 24 October 2010

Location: National Portrait Gallery, London

About the exhibition: Silvy has been described as one of the greatest photographers of the nineteenth century, and this exhibition includes over 100 images - some of which have not been exhibited since 1860.

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Glastonbury: Photographs by Venetia Dearden

Photography exhibition: National Portrait GalleryPrice: Free

Date(s): 19 April - 3 October 2010 

Location: National Portrait Gallery (Bookshop Gallery), London

About the photography exhibition: Having grown up next door to the festival site, Venetia Deardren marks 40 years of Glastonbury with a selection of images from the event.  

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Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography

Photography exhibition: V&APrice: TBA

Date(s): 13 October 2010 - 20 February 2011

Location: V&A Museum, The Porter Gallery

About the photography exhibition: Five artists do away with convention, showing that cameras aren't strictly necessary in order to create a photograph.

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Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera

Photography exhibition: Tate ModernPrice: £10/£8.50 (free for Tate members) 

Date(s): 28 May  - 3 October 2010

Location: Tate Modern, London

About the photography exhibition: 'Exposed' explores over 100 years worth of images taken on the sly, featuring works from a number of renowned photographers such Guy Bourdin, Henri Cartier-Bresson and  Helmut Newton. 


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Eadweard Muybridge 

Photography exhibition: Tate BritainPrice: £10/£8.50 (free for Tate members) 

Date(s): 8 September 2010  -  16 January 2011

Location: Tate Britain, London

About the photography exhibition: Muybridge is perhaps best known for recording and exploring the movements of animals and humans, and this is the first major UK retrospective of his work.


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Kurt Tong: In Case It Rains in Heaven and Memories, Dreams; Interrupted

Photography exhibition: PhotofusionPrice: TBA

Date(s): 30 July 2010 - 26 September 2010

Location: Photofusion, London

About the photography exhibition: Two projects feature in this exhibition from British-based artist Kurt Tong, concerning Chinese tradtition and the idea of memories respectively.


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Alex Prager: Week End

Photography exhibition: MH contemporaryPrice: TBA

Date(s): 10 June 2010 - 17 July 2010 

Location: Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

About the photography exhibition: Prager has recently been selected by New York City's MOMA for its forthcoming autumn exhibition, with this collection showing both her still images and her first steps into the world ofthe moving image.

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Sally Mann: The Family and the Land

Photography exhibition: The Photographers' GalleryPrice: Free

Date(s): 18 June 2010 - 19 September 2010

Location: The Photographer's Gallery, London

About the photography exhibition: Sally Mann's first UK solo exhibition sees over twenty years of her images chosen from a variety of projects. 


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Marks of Honour: A Striking Library

Photography exhibition: The Photographers' GalleryPrice: Free

Date(s): 18 June 2010 - 1 August 2010

Location: Photographers Gallery, London (Bookshop Gallery)

About the photography exhibition: Photographers Harvey Benge, Jens Liebchen, Michael Light, Onaka Koji and Mark Power each pay tribute to a photography publication that has influenced their work. 


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Portraits

Price: Free

Date(s): 18 June 2010 - 18 July 2010

Location: Annroy Gallery, London

About the photography exhibition: Rankin's new gallery is the home for his latest exhibition, which brings together the various celebrities, politicians and even monarchs that have fronted his lens over the past 20 years


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Foto8 - Summershow 2010

Photography exhibition: HostPrice: TBA

Date(s): 26 July 2010 - 4 September 2010

Location: Host Gallery, London

About the photography exhibition: From over 2500 individually submitted images spanning many genres, the HOST gallery presents its Foto8 Summershow with more than 150 images on display.

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Chris Steele-Perkins: England My England

Photography exhibition: KingsplacePrice: Free

Date(s): 18 June 2010 - 30 July 2010

Location: Kings Place Gallery, London

About the photography exhibition: Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins presents his images of the English way of life.

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Title: Third Greenwich Annuale

Photography exhibition: Viewfinder Photography GalleryPrice: TBA

Date(s): 12 August 2010 to 12 September 2010

Location: Viewfinder Photography Gallery, London

About the photography exhibition: Over 50 photographers from the The Greenwich Group of London Independent Photography exhibit their work.

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The Taylors Estate Sale in 1913

Photography exhibition: Birmingham MuseumPrice: Free

Date(s): 2 April 2010 - 31 October 2010

Location: Sarehole Mill, Birmingham

About the photography exhibition: Images of old farms in the Hall Green and Billesley area, as well as information on the sale of much of the Taylor estate around Billesley, Moseley and Hall Green.

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Steve McCurry - Retrospective

Photography exhibition: Birmingham MuseumPrice: Free

Date(s): 26th June 2010 - 17th October 2010

Location: Waterhall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham

About the photography exhibition: A major retrospective of McCurry's work, who is famed his portrait 'Afghan Girl'.

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Up Close

Photography exhibition: Birmingham MuseumPrice: Free

Date(s): 2nd April 2010 - 31st October 2010 

Location: Blakesely Hall, Birmingham

About the photography exhibition: Artist and photographer Sharon Johnstone presents a collection of macro work taken in the Blakesley Hall gardens.

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Simon Roberts: We English

Photography exhibition: National Media MuseumPrice: Free

Date(s): 12 March 2010 - 5 September 2010

Location: National Media Museum, West Yorkshire

About the photography exhibition: Dubbed as 'an investigation of the English at leisure', Roberts presents his large format images taken all around the country.

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Robbie Cooper: Immersion

Photography exhibition: National Media MuseumPrice: Free

Date(s): 12 March 2010 - 5 September 2010 

Location: National Media Museum, West Yorkshire

About the photography exhibition: Cooper was said to have been insipred watching teenagers absorbed in computer games for this exhibition, and his prints show those unguarded moments of immersion in different types of media.

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Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron - Early British Photographs from the Royal Collection

Photography exhibition: Adberdeen GalleryPrice: Free

Date(s): 12 June 20101 - 21 August 2010

Location: Aberdeen Art Gallery

About the photography exhibition: With images of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria picked from the Royal Collection, complemented with a some work from nineteenth-century pioneering photographer George Washington Wilson.

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Sophie Ingleby: Known/Unknown 

Photography exhibition: Adberdeen GalleryPrice: Free

Date(s): 31 July 2010 - 4 September 2010 

Location: Aberdeen Art Gallery

About the photography exhibition: Works by painter Philip de László are the subject of Ingleby's exhibition, which examines their owners and the environments in which they exist.

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Ayoung Kim: Minima Memoria 

Photography exhibition: StreetlevelPrice: Free

Date(s): 5 June 2010 - 1 August 2010

Location: Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

About the photography exhibition: Kim displays her photographic works inspired by the real-life crimes and events reported in newspapers.

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Rimaldas Viksraitis: Grimaces of The Weary Village 

Photography exhibition: StreetlevelPrice: Free

Date(s): 5 June 2010 - 1 August 2010

Location: Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

About the photography exhibition: In this exhibition, photographer Rimaldas Viksraitis shows the rural way of life of fellow Lithuanians.

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Chris Weston: The Last Great Event

Photography exhibition: DimbolaPrice: £4/£3.50

Date(s): 9 July 2010 - 1 August 2010

Location: Dimbola Galleries and Photographic Museum, Isle of Wight

About the photography exhibition: Forty years on from the legendary 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, Chris Weston displays a selection of black and white images taken at the event.

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Charles Everest: The Camer-on Life Festival Experience

Photography exhibition: DimbolaPrice: £4/£3.50

Date(s): 11 June to 12 September

Location: Dimbola Galleries and Photographic Museum, Isle of Wight

About the photography exhibition: Over 70 images including artists such as Jimi Henrix, Joni Mitchell and Miles Davis.

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