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Photography and the Art Market – ArtInsight panel on top sales and top tips

The Contemporary Photography Market: Trends & Opportunities seminar at The Photographers’ Gallery provided an overview of photography in the art market giving collectors, gallery owners, and anyone interested in art and photography some pointers. Hosted by Jeffrey Boloten (Managing director, ArtInsight), the panel looked at how photography has integrated itself into the market, especially considering that most contemporary galleries now also sell photographic works. There were a few facts, not all surprising, but worth noting:

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Photo events – Amnesty International and ArtInsight

PHOTO EVENT
Anyone interested in human rights, photojournalism and the media who is in London over the next two months should check out Amnesty International’s Media Awards 2009 – Human Rights in the Frame, a series of exhibitions and events exploring the contribution of photojournalists to our understanding of human rights and social justice, which runs from September to November.

High on the list of must-sees is a talk by Jenny Matthews, Collateral Damage – Women and War which takes place on 18 November at 19:00. Admission is free. No booking required.

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Photo competitions, photo events and IPA Lucie Awards winners – Fabulous Friday Round Up

It’s the end of the week and time for another round up of upcoming shows, events and calls for work.

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Lee with Fuchsias, © Neeta Madahar, photo courtesy of the artist and The National Media Museum, Bradford

PHOTO SHOWS

  • Neeta Madahar Bradford Fellowship in Photography 2008-2009 will include a selection of work by Neeta Madahar. Ten new photographs will be on display from her recent body of work Flora “a series of highly conceptual and stylised images exploring the dynamics of portraiture within the contexts of femininity, beauty and nature”, alongside a selection from the artist’s earlier works – Sustenance (2003), Falling (video and photographs, 2005), Cosmoses (2006 – 07) and Solstice (video, 2008)”. The project, which has been in development since 2004, marks the culmination of Madahar’s tenure as the 14th Bradford Fellow in Photography (2008/09). The award is a partnership between the Museum, the University of Bradford and Bradford College. The exhibition runs from 16 October 2009 – 21 February 2010 in Gallery One at the National Media Museum, Bradford. Entry is free. On 15 October, Madahar will be a guest panellist at Mediafest, the Museum’s annual industry conference, which this year is looking at women in the media.

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