Homer Sykes

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Homer Sykes: England 1970-1980, Maison Robert Doisneau, Paris, France, 2014

Homer Sykes. Traditional British Calendar Customs
, Arnolfini Gallery (Bristol), 1977

Homer Sykes. Side Gallery (Newcastle), 1977.

Homer Sykes. Shanghai Odyssey, Open Eye Gallery (Liverpool), 2003.

Homer Sykes. On the Road Again, Hereford town hall (Hereford Photography Festival), 2002.

Homer Sykes. Green Man and Friends, photographs from the 1970s, WPS (Hastings), 2009.

Selected Group Exhibitions

Personal Views 1850-1970, British Council touring exhibition, 1970.

Traditional Country Customs (with work by Benjamin Stone), ICA (London), 1971.

Young British Photographers, Museum of Modern Art (Oxford), 1971.

Reportage Fotografen, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts (Vienna), 1978.

Il Regno Unito si diverte. British Council, Milan, 1981. With Chris Steele-Perkins and Patrick Ward.

The Other Britain, National Theatre (London), and touring in Britain, 1982.

A British Eye on the World, Museum of Modern Art (Rio de Janeiro), 1986.

Festival of Photography and Contemporary Art, Biella, 2005

Viva, une agence photographique, Jeu de Paume (Paris), 2007.

How We Are: Photographing Britain, Tate Britain (London), 2007.

No Such Thing as Society: Photography in Britain 1968-1987, Aberystwyth Arts Centre; Tullie House (Carlisle); Ujazdów Castle (Warsaw).

Unpopular Culture, The De La Warr Pavilion (Bexhill), 2008.

The Other Britain Revisited: Photographs from New Society, Victoria and Albert Museum, 2010.

Goodbye London: Radical art and politics in the seventies, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (Berlin), June-August 2010. With Stuart Brisley, Victor Burgin, David Hall, Margaret Harrison, Derek Jarman, Peter Kennard, Jo Spence, and John Savage.

Mass Photography: Blackpool through the Camera, Grundy Art Gallery (Blackpool), 2011.

A Record of England, MAC (Birmingham), 2011. With Daniel Meadows.


British Image 1: Photographs by Homer Sykes, Claire Schwob, John Myers, Daniel Meadows, Bryn Campbell, Roslyn Banish, Ian Dobbie, and Paul Carter. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1975. Sykes' "Calendar Customs" appears on p. 4-15.

The Facts about a Pop Group: Featuring Wings, London: Whizzard, Deutsch, 1976. About the group Wings.

Wie eine Pop-Gruppe arbeitet. Musik erklfür junge Leser. Hamburg: Tessloff, 1978.

Once a Year: Some Traditional British Customs, London: Gordon Fraser, 1977.

The English Season. London: Pavilion, 1986. Topsfield, Mass.: Salem House, 1987. Text by Godfrey Smith. On the social "season".

The Village Pub. Country Series 26. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1992. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1996.

English Village Pubs. New York: Abbeville, 1992.

Mysterious Britain: Fact and Folklore. Country Series 30. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1993. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995.

The Great Stones of England. Weidenfeld Country Miniatures. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1994. On megaliths.

The Storm Is Passing Over: A Look at Black Churches in Britain. London: Thames & Hudson, 1995. Text by Roy Kerridge.

Celtic Britain. Country Series 40. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997.

On the Road Again. London: Mansion, 2002.

Shanghai Odyssey. Stockport: Dewi Lewis, 2002.

Hunting with Hounds. London: Mansion, 2004.

Goodbye to London: Radical Art and Politics in the Seventies, ed. Astrid Proll. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2010.

This is England, Poursuite Editions: France, 2014

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