Photo London 2015
Today until 24 May, London hosts a new born art fair – Photo London. It will reunite all the world’s leading photographers and galleries. Over 70 galleries from all parts of the world will participate in the first Photo London opening to the public at Somerset House on Thursday 21 May 2015. This fair breaks new ground for London as a world centre for photography, sparking a city-wide photo week, and attracting the world’s leading photographers and galleries to London. For this occasion,at Somerset House, the galleries will be presented in six zones – showing a mixture of vintage, modern and contemporary work from around the world – creating a stimulating environment that encourages visitors to explore fresh avenues of interest within the inspiring world of photography. And at the same time, over 50 international photographers and curators will participate in the talks programme for Photo London, curated by Professor Francis Hodgson, throughout the week. The National Portrait Gallery will host lectures by Todd Hido and Stephen Shore.
London’s first international photography fair will harness the passionate, growing audience for photography in the city and nurture a new generation of collectors. The fair’s exciting public programme is supported by the LUMA Foundation.