Paddy Summerfield

PADDY SUMMERFIELD was born in Derby in 1947 and has lived and worked as a photographer in Oxford all his life. He trained at Guildford School of Art in the Photography and the Film departments. He gained acclaim early on when photographs that he took in 1967, when still a first year student, were pu ....


31 May 2017

The Hyman Collection. Annual Update. 02. Spring 2017

Two years ago, in Spring 2015, we launched to showcase our private collection of British photographs and to use the collection as an educational resource. Since our first annual update in Spring 2016, we have continued to acquire pictures by photographers not previously in the collection. These include Shirley Baker, Juno Calypso, Maisie Cousins, The Caravan Gallery, Michael Kenna, Peter Mitchell, Paddy Summerfield and Gillian Wearing. We have also increased our existing collections of vintage photographs by Cecil Beaton, John Blakemore, Jane Bown, Bill Brandt, Christina Broom, Mat Collishaw, Thomas Joshua Cooper, John Davies, Anna Fox, Fay Godwin, Bert Hardy, Paul Hill, Susan Hiller, E.O. Hoppé, Colin Jones, Dafydd Jones, Neil Libbert, Roger Mayne, Peter Mitchell, Raymond Moore, Graham Smith, Snowdon, Wolfgang Suschitzky and Homer Sykes.


30 August 2017 to 21 January 2018

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.


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