Thursday, 23 April 2009

Madame Yevonde

In 1947 our very own Maurice Broomfield shared a studio with Madame Yevonde and set up Yevonde and Broomfield Ltd, in London... I have only just found her work, here are some examples, it is quite exciting, I am going to see if I can get some prints in the gallery.....

Thursday, 16 April 2009

10x15 Fanzine

I have just come across this interesting Spanish Photo Fanzine called 10x15... The current issue has work by numerous people including Julio Alvarez Yague, whose work is below....

Thursday, 9 April 2009

Hanging Aaron

So here we are getting ready for Aaron's show for next week, its looking fantastic... Photographer Aya Sekine dropped in to help too, she is on the left, while master technician (and artist!) Seb Humphrys is on the left.... Its well worth having a look at Aya's website...
The show opens on Wednesday evening, so please do come and join us for a glass of wine.... Although please let us now you are coming by emailing rsvp(at)hostgallery(dot)co(dot)uk..

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Philip McCormack Aandhal

AT one of our recent portfolio sessions I was lucky enough to see Philip McCormack Aandahl's photographs taken in Namibia, its a great body of work and seeing as he was only there for a month its an impressive collection of pictures.... I really look forward to seeing the work he is doing on London, so watch this space....
I shall also be talking to Philip soon regarding having some prints in the gallery, do contact me for more info or just to express an interest in seeing prints of his....
This one is my favorite:

Friday, 3 April 2009

Aeroplanes #3 (Seamus Murphy Prints)

So another one in the series, this time by Seamus Murphy, shot in Afghanistan. From next week I shall have some of Seamus' prints in the gallery, please come and have a look... The set I will have will be 20"x 24" Silver Gelatin prints from an edition of 20...

Another example:

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Mars Simulation

Ok the picture may not really hold up next to Vincent Fournier's work below, but I recently heard about this.... :
"23 March 2009
Just over a week from now, a crew of six will embark on a simulated mission to Mars. On 31 March, when they enter a special isolation facility in Moscow, the hatch will close behind them, only to be opened 105 days later. The two European participants will share their experience through a regular diary on the ESA website... " More can be read here...