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Kevin Cummins interview

December 10, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for New Statesman Rob Pollard interviews one of the world’s most renowned music photographers. Kevin Cummins is one of the world’s most renowned music photographers. He has photographed David Bowie, Morrissey, Mark E. Smith, The Happy Mondays and Patti Smith, as well as working as an NME photographer from 1977-1997. However, […]

The philistines are at the gates

April 17, 2012


written by Rob Pollard – an edited version originally appeared in New Statesman Stewart Lee, Martin Parr and Hayden Thorpe discuss the coalition’s policy for the arts. With growing opposition to the proposed NHS reforms, and increasing uncertainty  of the government’s economic policy, it is clear that David Cameron is floundering. As his health secretary […]

The Art of Portraiture

February 25, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for New Statesman William Ellis talks us through some his finest portraits. What makes a great portrait is open to conjecture. The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, showcased at the National Portrait Gallery, is a fine example of the subtleties and nuances of a meaningful portrait. Each shot is not just technically […]

Live at The Bridgewater Hall: Photographs by William Ellis – Richard Goodall Gallery, Manchester

June 19, 2010


William Ellis is a renowned music photographer based in Manchester, England. In 2008 William was commissioned by the Bridgewater Hall to document the artistic goings-on at Manchester’s finest music venue. William has captured a multitude of different shots, with some pictures demonstrating the grandeur and immensity of the performance area itself, and other more intimate […]