Martin Parr – ‘Return to Manchester – Manchester Art Gallery

Martin Parr
12th November 2018

Martin Parr curated the fantastic Strange and Familiar – Britain as revealed by international photographers.  at Manchester Art Gallery almost exactly 2 years ago.  It followed closely on the heels, pun intended, of the Vogue 100 Exhibition a superb exhibition which showed iconic fashion photography at its very best. The contrast with the gritty, socially historic photography showing our country as seen by a range of international photographers was literally…

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Shirley Baker – Women, Chlidren & Loitering Men at MAG

Shirley Baker
2nd June 2017

Shirley Baker – Pioneer of Women’s Street Photography Shirley Baker would have been in her mid thirties during the Swinging Sixties. Flower Power, The Beatles, Rolling Stones and so many of the ‘Beautiful People’ that have now become part of our social history and entered the language we use today. It would be possible to wax lyrical on how good these times were…….but as Shirley Baker shows not necessarily for everyone. As…

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