Akehurst Creative Management has over 20 years experience in providing management and consultancy services to photographers, exhibition organisers, publishers and curators of private and public collections. 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.

2014 Exhibitions

Chet Baker, 1986 by John Claridge

Sorti des Ombres / Out of Shadows
Exhibition by John Claridge

7 May to 5 July 2014
mind's eye: galerie adrian bondy, Paris
www.mindseye.fr

Press release: Click Here

An announcement and short feature for the exhibition appears on the website: actuphoto.com

Echoes of a Vanished Past by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Echoes of a Vanished World: A Traveller’s Lifetime in Pictures
Photographs by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Exhibition: 12 July to 30 August 2014
Aberystwyth Arts Centre,
Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University
www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk

Catalogue now available: Click Here

Latest News and Events

'Tommy Cooper' by John Claridge

Tommy Cooper - A new publication from John Claridge

This collection of images has just been released 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):

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

Copies numbered 1 to 10 now available
Click Here for further details in our online store.
Exhibition prints are also available, Click Here for details.

A percentage from each book sold will be donated to
"Tommy's Ticker" appeal. For more information visits:
http://thetommycoopersociety.org/news.aspx

British Red Cross Society Shop, 1972 by John Claridge

East End in Focus: Modern Magic Lantern Shows:
John Claridge

Slide show and discussion in which John Claridge shares his favourite images and stories with Bishopsgate Institute Library and Archives Manager, Stefan Dickers.

2 April 2014, 7:30
Bishopsgate Institute
230 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 4QH

Click Here for more information and to book tickets.

Adore Noir, Issue 18 with feature about John Claridge

John Claridge feature in Adore Noir Magazine

Issue 18 (February 2104) of Adore Noir inclides 'Industrial Past' a feature on the work of John Claridge.

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'Silent Ballads' by John Claridge

Silent Ballads 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):

Copies numbered 1 to 10 have now sold out.
Issues 11 to 20 currently available.

Click Here for further details in our online store.

Archive: Imagining the East End

John Claridge's work included in:
Archive: Imagining the East End: A Photographic Discourse
By Susan Andrews and Nick Haeffner
Published by Black Dog Books

Available for purchase via: blackdogonline.com

Click Here for more information and images.

'Only the Forgotten' by Karin Rosenthal

Inheriting Loss - A new body of work from Karin Rosenthal

Click Here to view the portfolio on the artist's website.

The Vivian Maier Exhibition, which Karin Rosenthal initiated, co-curated, and for which she oversaw the programming was selected by Jared Bowen of Greater Boston (WGBH-TV) as one of Boston's most memorable arts events of the year.

The Maier show at the Women's Studies Research Center was included among shows at the Museum of Fine Art, the Gardner Museum, and the Rose Art Museum.

Bowen's Holiday Arts Special TV programme (repeated often at the end of 2103) included with an interview with her that had been recorded and broadcast earlier.  Click Here for a link to the full program. Karin's part about the "moonlighting nanny" starts 7min 30sec into the video.

Click Here for more information and image.

Recent News, Exhibitions & Events

'Ribble Steam Railway' by John Claridge

John Claridge - Ribble Steam Railway
Cafe Royal Books

28 pages
14cm x 20cm
b/w digital
Numbered edition of 150

 

Click Here for further details.

 

Richard K Diran Exhibition Poster

The Vanishing Tribes of Burma
An Exhibition with images by Richard K Diran

After its three very successful days, the exhibition has now been donated to The National Museum of Myanmar, Burma.
Dagon Township, Yangon

http://www.myanmar.cm/places/yangon.html

 

CLICK HERE for Richard's video film of the exhibition.

'Vintage London' by John Claridge

Vintage London - A new publication from John Claridge

Another in the series of photobooks from Cafe Royal Books.
28 pages
14cm x 20cm
b/w digital
Numbered edition of 150

 

Click Here for further information.

 

'Shoe Repairers, Spitalfields, 1969' by John Claridge

John Claridge Books - Available for Purchase Online

We are pleased to be able to offer for sale four of John Claridge's fine press, highly collectable publications:
South American Portfolio,
One Hundred Photographs,
8 Hours,
In Shadows I Dream

Click Here for further information.

'Shoe Repairers, Spitalfields, 1969' by John Claridge

"My East End's Gone ... " by John Claridge

Feature in the Evening Standard , 9 September 2013

Click Here for the full feature .

Click Here for more work by John Claridge

'Groundsman, E.15 (1965)' by John Claridge

Working People and a Dog by John Claridge

Feature in Spitalfields Life, 28 August 2013

Click Here for the 'blog feature with 20 images.

Click Here for more work by John Claridge

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