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20th September – 21st October 2012
5 Fournier Street
London E1 6QE
An exhibition of black and white silver gelatin prints of the Square Mile taken with a Hasselblad camera by Anthony Jones.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Anthony Jones was born in London in 1962.
Since the late 1980′s he has developed his fine art photography practise working with a Hasselblad camera and black and white silver gelatin prints.
Though many of his black and white photographs were taken in the city of London, they are about the spirit of a place, not the geographical location itself. The aim being to convey a sense of mystery about the figures and to question their purpose.
His work follows a modernist tradition, creating the city in dark shades, a haunting place. Roger Watson, curator at the Fox Talbot Museum has compared his work to that of Bill Bandit and Paul Strand.
His work has been published widely including the British Journal of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum Magazine and features in many corporate and private collections.
In 2011 his work was exhibited at the George Eastman House and featured on the blog of award winning book and exhibiton designer Elizabeth Avedon.
“It’s not fashionable but it is classical…”
Roger Watson, curator, Fox Talbot Museum.
GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE LINK
20th September 2012 7-9pm
Anthony on 0770 797 5941
or Fiona at TownHouse on 020 7247 4745
That sound read Bill Brandt but either way the show runs until 21st October. http://tinyurl.com/SqE1ex
Photos taken by Sam Davies
Development by Jonathan Garner
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