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We support photographers by acting in a management role; we pursue opportunities for their work to be exhibited, licensed or placed with established galleries/collections and we handle copyright and legal issues. Our corporate and institutional clients, publishers and collectors benefit from our ability to locate and acquire suitable prints or negotiate reproduction rights.

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2015 Exhibitions

Notting Hill Couple by Charlie Phillips, 1967

Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration

Images by Charlie Phillips included in the show

17 April – 6 September 2015

Foyer Spaces, Southbank Centre
(Courtesy of Migration Museum Project)
For more information:
www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Portobello Road hamage to Charlie Phillips

Heart of the Community;
Celebrating people and events that shaped Portobello’s history.

Includes a homage to Charlie Phillips' photos of the Caribbean community.

A series of photomural panels spanning 100m of wall in
Portobello Road North, London, W10

Installation by the artist Peter Dunn.
On display until end of September 2015

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Robin Hanbury-Tenison

People of the Rainforest by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Six stunning photographs of tribal people of the rainforest taken by Cornish explorer and writer Robin Hanbury-Tenison and the world-renowned photographer Sebastião Salgado. The images are displayed among the foliage in the Rainforest Biome

Friday 24 October 2014 to Friday 23 October 2015

Rainforest Biome
Bodelva
Cornwall
PL24 2SG

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Some of the images are also included in an article to accompany the exhibition in Eden Magazine.

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'Lost Jazz' by John Claridge

Lost Jazz by John Claridge

This collection of images is published in a finely printed, hand-bound, edition of just 50 copies.

Click Here for the book's Press Release.

Issued in three variants, with one of these prints (click for details):

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The Four Horsemen by John Claridge

10 Cuban Photographers You Should Know
Includes José Julián Martí

Feature in Huffington Post, 25 May 2015

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Click Here for more about Martí and his work..

The Four Horsemen by John Claridge

Return of the Monoliths - photography by John Claridge

A new blog by "The Gentle Author" in Spitalfields Life featuring a series of photgraphs by John Claridge

Click Here for the blog.

Duke Vin, first sound system operator in the UK (pre-disco) by Charlie Phillips, 2002

Staying Power:
Photographs of Black British experience, 1950s – 1990s

Images by Charlie Phillips included in the show

15 January 2015 to 30 June 2015

Black Cultural Archives
1 Windrush Square
Brixton
London
SW2 1EF

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Feature in The Guardian, 8 February 2015

The Piss House Pub, 1969

Staying Power:
Photographs of Black British experience, 1950s – 1990s

Images by Charlie Phillips included in the show

16 February – 24 May 2015

V & A Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 2RL

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Jose Marti

The Light In Cuban Eyes: Madeleine P. Plonsker Collection of Contemporary Cuban Photography

Images by Jose Julian Marti included in the book and show

26 March – 23 May 2015

Robert Mann Gallery
New York
USA

For more information visit: www.robertmann.com

Notting Hill Couple by Charlie Phillips, 1967

100 Stories of Migration
Images by Charlie Phillips included in the show

30 March – 15 May 2015

Heritage Gallery,
University of Greenwich Galleries

For more information:
www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk

Tommy Cooper by John Claridge

Tommy Cooper Photographs by John Claridge
Now on show in the Tommy Cooper Room, Museum of Comedy
until 31 March 2015.

Click Here for the Press Release about the exhibition.

For more information please visit:
http://www.museumofcomedy.com/whats_on/exhibitions

This collection of images has just been released in a finely printed, hand-bound, edition of just 50 copies.

Tommy Cooper, Act 1 by John Claridge Tommy Cooper, Act 9 by John Claridge Tommy Cooper, Act 10 by John Claridge

Issued in three variants, with one of the above three prints.
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Copies numbered 1 to 20 now sold. The price is £62.50 but will rise once we reach number 30.

See also: When John Claridge met Tommy Cooper: an illustrated feature on the Spitalfields Life website.

The London Column recently ran a short piece on Tommy Cooper which makes reference to John Claridge's exhibition.

Time Out review of John Hewer's stage show based on the life of Tommy Cooper, also refers to the John Claridge exhibition.

Charlie Phillips on Salt and Silver Photography | TateShots

Photographer Charlie Phillips takes a look at the 'Salt and Silver: Early Photography' exhibition at Tate Britain.

Charlie Phillips - Interview
The One Show, BBC1, 16 February 2015

Charlie Phillips was interviewed on BBC1's 'The One Show'

Click Here to watch online (Interview starts around 12.56 mins)

Time Out Cover

Out of Sight - Charlie Phillips
Feature in
Time Out, 27 January to 2 February 2015

A two page feature on the work of Charlie Phillips.

Click Here for the article in print. (PDF).

Click Here for the article in online.

 

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