Modern Nature. Photographs from the Hyman Collection, Hepworth Wakefield
We are delighted that the Hepworth Wakefield (Museum of the Year 2017) have curated an exhibition from British photography in the Hyman Collection. "Modern Nature includes around 60 photographs taken since the end of the Second World War, through the beginnings of de-industrialisation, to the present day. It explores the merging of urban and rural landscapes, the rapid expansion of cities and the increasingly intrusive management of the countryside. Rather than present a Romantic dichotomy between the rural and the urban, the exhibition presents a more contemporary sensibility that is frequently situated in the edgelands, the often scruffy margins, in which town blurs countryside."
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Loans - Here We Are. An exhibition to celebrate the Burberry September collection, Old Sessions House, Clerkenwell Green
The Hyman Collection is pleased to be one of the largest lenders to a special exhibition celebrating British photography.
Here We Are celebrates the very best of British photography on the occasion of Burberry's September collection for men and women. When creating this collection Burberry's President and Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey drew inspiration from social portraiture in 20th century British photography - particularly by photographers who have set about documenting the many and varied tribes, clans and classes that make up this island of ours, and the humourous, spirited and eccentric way in which the British dress.
Museum Loans - A Green and Pleasant Land: Landscape and the imagination, 1970-now,Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
The Hyman Collection is delighted to be the largest lender, after the Arts Council of England, to the exhibition A Green and Pleasant Land: Landscape and the imagination, 1970-now at the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne.
The Hyman Collection will be lending seventeen works that include photographs by Keith Arnatt, John Blakemore, The Caravan Gallery, Mark Edwards, Anna Fox, Paul Graham, John Myers, Mark Power, Paul Reas, Jo Spence and Puddy Summerfield.
Mark Power. Newly released "Shipping Forecast" prints.
In 2012 the Hyman Collection purchased the complete exhibition set of over thirty large framed prints of Mark Power's most celebrated work, "The Shipping Forecast" and in May 2013 acquired an additional five images which had never previously been made available.
These five additional Shipping Forecast images were selected by Mark Power and printed for the first time to raise funds to celebrate 21 years of the Photography Department at the University of Brighton, where Power teaches. It was wonderful to support this cause and to acquire these additional images for the collection.