From images that explore Angolan-Portuguese artist Monica de Miranda’s art to Harry Potter-themed exhibitions, Here’s a list of the most popular photography exhibits in London.
We’re more than spoiled in terms of museum exhibits and art shows located in London Town. We’d even think that London Town is home to some of the top museums around the globe. However, we’d like to add that we’re doing not too poorly on the photography exhibitions on the other hand.
From portraits of the professional career of legendary footballer Harry Kane to magical behind-the-scenes photos from scenes from the Harry Potter film series, this is our list of 10 of the most popular photography exhibits in London to check out for the rest of your time:
10 Best Photography Exhibitions in London
#1. Strange and Known Images from the Collection
To begin this list of London’s most acclaimed photography exhibits to visit through the rest of 2022 is ‘Known and Scary Photographs from the Collection of the renowned V&A Museum in South Kensington.
The exhibition is free to enter that aims to present the finest in contemporary art photography. The exhibition will highlight photography’s ability to transform the ordinary into the unimaginable and the mundane into something extraordinary.
The display features more than 50 contemporary acquisitions that are part of the collection of V&A’s permanent collection. Among the photos displayed are “Lucy: Embroidery On Gelatin Silver Print’ by Maurizio Anzeri and American Elm: Eastern Parkway’ by Mitch Epstein.
The exhibit is at the V&A in Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL. The closest Station to the museum in South Kensington.
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#2. Maurice Broomfield: Industrial Sublime
In keeping with the locale, The next photography exhibit in this roundup – open until November intended to highlight the stunning photos from Maurice Broomfield, who captured some of the most stunning images of industry in this century.
His work covers the rise of postwar industrialism in the 1950s through its gradual decline in the early 1980s while capturing factories and workers during an era of mass transformation and transformation.
The exhibition is at the V&A in Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL. The closest Station to the museum in South Kensington.
#3. The Most Memorable Moments
A new exhibit is bringing the photographs of legendary musicians Bob Gruen and Leee Black Childers. Legendary Moments highlights some of the past’s most famous images from the world of punk and rock.
The exhibit also includes photographs that have never been seen before and a wealth of photos of the most famous musical people of the 1970s.
Some of the artists who are that are featured in the images displayed include Alice Cooper, Salvador Dali, and among others, Salvador Dali, Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, The Ramones, The Clash, Debbie Harry, and John Lennon, among others.
You can find the exhibit in D’Stassi Art, 12-18 Hoxton Street N1 6NG. The closest Station is Old Street.
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#4. Harry Kane: I Want to Play Football
Through December 1 at The Museum of London, this London photography exhibit is a free exhibition celebrating one of the United Kingdom’s most loved sporting heroes – in and out of the field.
The display showcases rarely-seen photographs of family members and personal items that document Harry’s entire career, starting with his first club to receiving golden boot awards and then being named captain for English football.
The exhibit is in The Museum of London, 150 London Wall, Barbican, London in EC2Y 5HN. The nearest Station is Barbican.
#5. Surrealism Beyond Borders at the Tate Modern
The next on our list of top photography exhibits in London include Surrealism Beyond Borders at the Tate Modern, which is open until August 29.
The art is based on the Surrealism movement, an intellectual, literary, and aesthetic movement that promoted the absurd, the poetic, and the revolutionary. You’ll find stunning paintings and photos from artists like Lee Miller and Cecilia Porras.
The exhibition showcases over 150 works of photographers and artists worldwide. It is not to miss.
The exhibition is located in Tate Modern. Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG. The nearest Station to the Tate Modern is London Blackfriars.
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#6. Christian Thompson AO: Being Human Human Being
The exhibition is located in the appropriately-named Photographers’ Gallery. This new exhibit – which will run until November 30, will showcase artwork by highly acclaimed Indigenous Australian contemporary artist Christian Thompson AO. Christian Thompson AO.
His work explores the constructions and notions of identity, sexuality, gender the cultural and hybridity of history and memory, often exploring the connections between these notions and the world around us. The exhibition is available at the newly opened Soho Photography Quarter area of The Photographer’s Gallery.
The exhibit is in The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London, W1F 7LW. The closest Station is Oxford Circus.
#7. The Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition at the London Film Museum
If you’re looking for photography exhibits in London, This is likely to be the one that is suitable for everyone in the family. The exhibition features iconic images from all of the Harry Potter films.
The Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition will provide fans with a behind-the-scenes look and a complete look into some of the film’s magic.
The critical moments covered are Harry’s first morning at Hogwarts In The Philosopher’s Stone to the Battle of Hogwarts in the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
The best part is that you’ll be able to glide through London on your broomstick via a green screen, of course, and sip delicious pints of butterbeer. There’s more in the city, and you can even take part in your personal Harry Potter photo tour – book your tickets here.
The exhibition is in the London Film Museum at 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BN. The nearest Station is Covent Garden.
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#8. Brick Lane 1978 The Turning Point
This exhibit reveals the dramatic events triggered by the killing of Altab Ali, a young Bengali leather garments worker. It is a tribute to the people who rallied in the call for justice, which was followed.
Photographs taken by ex-local East Ender Paul Trevor, you’ll have the opportunity to see 75 photos that document what the Bengali community of Brick Lane endured racial abuse and then fought back against it.
You can find the exhibit in Four Corners, 121 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 0QN. The closest Station to Bethnal Green. Bethnal Green.
#9. Monica de Miranda: The Island
Our final installment to this collection of the top photographic exhibitions in London is designed to reflect on the many facets of Afrodiasporic life and the colonial history of Europe’.
In the Angolan-Portuguese artist Monica Miranda’s work, it is possible to see ‘The Island’ that draws inspiration from the African freedom movement’s migration experiences and identity formations through a black feminist perspective.
You can find the exhibit in Autograph, Rivington Place, London, EC2A 3BA. The closest Station to Old Street. Old Street.
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#10. How to Win in Photography The Art of Making Images
To conclude, this list of top photography shows in London through the rest of 2022 is another that will take place on the premises of The Photographers’ Gallery.
The gallery is designed to challenge the purpose and significance of photography in the present. It is focused on the fun aspects of visual culture. It showcases the work of 30 highly regarded international artists.
From September 25 to September 25, you’ll be able to see the work by Ai Wei Wei, legendary American artist Ed Ruscha, Taiwanese visual artist John Yuyi, feminist artist Cindy Sherman and numerous others.
The exhibition is in The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London, W1F 7LW. The closest Station is Oxford Circus.
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