24 April 2016
The Hyman Collection. Annual Update. 01. Spring 2016
A year ago we launched this website to showcase our private collection of British photographs and to use the collection as an educational resource. Since then we have acquired additional photographs by Ian Berry, John Blakemore, Jane Bown, Bill Brandt, Mat Collishaw, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Fay Godwin, Bert Hardy, Paul Hill, Susan Hiller, Colin Jones, Dafydd Jones, Chris Killip, Neil Libbert, Daniel Meadows, Paul Nash, Edwin Smith, Jo Spence and Homer Sykes. We have also continued the process of making the collection available on line by adding a significant number of new works to the website.
19 April 2016
Dafydd Jones. Vintage Photographs from the 1980s
The Hyman Collection is delighted to have acquired an important group of fifty vintage photographs of some of Dafydd Jones's most celebrated pictures of high society in the 1980s. Acquired from the photographer, the selection focuses on Jones's celebrated photographs for The Tatler magazine, the collection includes both published and unpublished images.
12 December 2015
Daniel Meadows. Early Photographic Works.
Claire and James Hyman are delighted to have made one of our most significant acquisitions: the entire Daniel Meadows exhibition, Daniel Meadows. Early Photographic Works. Acquired from the photographer, the purchase includes over one hundred and thirty works, including photographs, screen projections and digital films. Many of these photographs were previously included in the 1997 exhibition, Daniel Meadows. National Portraits. Curated by Val Williams Daniel Meadows. Early Photographic Works travelled around Britain from 2011 to 2015, to venues that included The National Media Museum, Bradford ; Ffotogallery, Cardiff ; Library of Birmingham, Birmingham and the LCC Gallery, London. The exhibition was accompanied by a major book published by Photoworks, Daniel Meadows. Edited Photographs from the 70s and 80s.
1 March 2018
John Blakemore. New Acquisitions
We are delighted to have acquired 16 additional photographs by the great landscape and nature photographer, John Blakemore. These acquisitions include variants of the same image to emphasise his brilliance as a darkroom printer and his skills at toning his works.
28 November 2015
Susan Hiller. Midnight
The Hyman Collection is pleased to have acquired five works from Susan Hiller's famous series of Midnight self-portraits based on overpainted photobooth photographs.
25 November 2015
Chris Killip. Isle of Man Portfolio
The Hyman Collection is delighted to have acquired a rare complete portfolio of Chris Killip's Isle of Man, a landmark in the artist's own work and in British photography.
18 September 2015
Watch James Hyman lecture on Collecting Photography. Savoy Hotel. London
Watch collector James Hyman speak about collecting photographs as part of an all day symposium at the Savoy Hotel, London.
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27 May 2015
Boost of British. James Hyman interviewed by Sarah Coleman
Read a new interview with James Hyman about the Hyman Collection and Photo London.
25 May 2015
Quentin Bajac (MoMA, NY) and James Hyman in Conversation. Chaired by Christiane Monarchi (Photomonitor).
Listen to Quentin Bajac (MoMA, New York) and James Hyman in Conversation. Chaired by Christiane Monarchi (Photomonitor).
Photo London, Somerset House, London, May 2015.
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5 May 2015
Best of British - James Hyman interviewed by the British Journal of Photography
24 April 2015
Spitting - Photographs by Andrew Bruce and Anna Fox
We are delighted to have commissioned Andrew Bruce and Anna Fox to respond to the original Fluck and Law Spitting Image puppets in the Hyman Collection. This extraordinary selection of photographs was premiered to coincide with the 2015 General Election and gained extensive publicitry on TV, Radio and the print media.
1 April 2015
Edwin Smith. Rare Vintage Prints
Claire and James Hyman are pleased to have discovered a very rare group of vintage prints by Edwin Smith, one of the greatest photographers of the monuments and landscapes of Britain.