EXHIBITION: Gabriele Galimberti: Toy Stories, V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road
Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s portraits of children from around the world with their toys is a moving commentary on material wealth and the universal nature of children’s playtime.
AUCTION: Daughter of History: Mary Soames and the Legacy of Churchill, Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street
December 17, 2:00pm
This auction includes photographs from the collection of the late Mary Soames, the last surviving child of Winston Churchill. The collection includes photographs of her relationship with her father.
© Mikhail Baryshnikov
EXHIBITION: Dancing Away: Mikhail Baryshnikov, ContiniArtUK, 105 New Bond Street
November 29 – January 31
World famous dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov has pursued a new artistic endeavor with photography. This exhibition features Baryshnikov’s photographs that interpret dance and performance.
EXHIBITION: Penelope Umbrico: Sun/Screen, The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street
December 4 – February 3
Re-photographing images of the sun with her iPhone, Umbrico explores the ideas of post-production and consumption in digital media.
EXHIBITION: Fashioning Winter, Somerset House, Strand
November 11 – January 11
A series of small exhibitions make up this winter-themed showcase. Included are vintage Christmas cards by photographer Angus McBean, Skating on Film, a silent film of ice skaters both amateur and professional in the early 1900s, and photographs of the British Armed Forces in the winters of World War I.
AUCTION: Paddle8, London (online)
December 2 – December 16
This benefit auction supports Josephine Herrick Project’s photography projects that provide free photography programs to struggling communities. The auction features iconic works by Man Ray, as well as contemporary pieces by Elizabeth Opalenik, Sean Kernan, and Ron Cowie.
© Angus McDonald/Courtesy Royal Geographic Society
EXHIBITION: Angus McDonald: India’s Disappearing Railways, the Royal Geographic Society, 1 Kensington Gore
December 1 – January 9
Australian photographer Angus McDonald’s photographs depict India’s unique railways. Training his lens on the people who travel by rail, McDonald captures the human spirit in the stunning landscape of India.
FILM SCREENING: Nature Through the Lens, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
This short documentary shows science filming through the ages and groundbreaking filming techniques with macro images and time-lapse photography of insects.
© Patrick Whibley
EXHIBITION: Salon 2014, Photofusion, 17A Electric Lane
December 12 – January 30
For their annual salon exhibition, Photofusion presents the work of 140 member artists. This show will include digital and analog, documentary, landscape, portraiture, and more genres that will fill the walls with photographs and video installation.
EXHIBITION: Stamp Out Photographie, Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street
December 9 – March 8
This exhibition is curated by renowned British artist Fiona Banner and features works from the V-A-C collection in Moscow. Banner’s selections interweave painting, photography, and language to challenge conventional representational imagery and gallery presentation.
Along with most exhibition venues, Feature Shoot Recommends will be taking a holiday hiatus next week and the week after. We look forward to bringing you new events in 2015.