Photography & Film

From Fox Talbot and Martin Parr to film festivals and photo biennales, this is the place to find the best exhibitions and gallery events from the stars of screen and lens at hundreds of UK museums, photography galleries and contemporary art venues. Shoot away...

A black and white photo of people trying to take photos in a civil war situation

Curator's Choice: Magnum Photos at the National Civil War Centre

Michael Constantine, the Manager of the National Civil War Centre in Newark, on the art galleries in the new building - including images from the civil wars in Greece and Libya.

Black and white photo of a young girl

Science Museum lines up new exhibition of Julia Margaret Cameron portraits

A new Science Museum retrospective will offer visitors the chance to appreciate the innovative work of one of the first female photographers.

A black and white photo of a band of men posing on a beach with their backs to the camera

Rock photographer Chalkie Davies opens exhibition with NME at National Museum Cardiff

The Clash, The Specials, Sex Pistols, Elvis Costello, David Bowie, Thin Lizzy and The Who make up part of the photographed line-up at National Museum Cardiff this summer.

A heavily made up white portrait of Malcolm X taken made by an anonymous child from an afrocentric colouring book

Artists come from such strange places: Glenn Ligon talks abstraction, discrimination and Nottingham Contemporary

New York artist Glenn Ligon tells Culture24 about his first curatorial project, which brings diverse influences together for Nottingham Contemporary show Encounters and Collisions

a photo of young woman next to a photo of tree bark

Liverpool's Look/15: A photo festival of connections and dialogues

Miranda Gavin runs the rule over Look/15, Liverpool's biennial photographic festival, which in 2015 is exploring themes of women, migration and memory.

A photo of a female artist standing inside a studio

"Photography is a powerful tool": Artist Rut Blees Luxemburg on her new exhibition at the Museum of London

In a major new exhibition at the Museum of London, the Shoreditch artist, known for creating the cover art for the album Original Pirate Material, looks at upheaval in the City of London.

A black and white photo of a man crouching by a painting inside a studio

Lee Miller's photographs of Picasso to be showcased in major Scottish National Portrait Gallery exhibition

Telegrams sent by Lee Miller to her husband, Roland Penrose, during the Second World War are among the highlights of a major summer show co-created by Penrose's son.

An image of a painting of three men sitting inside an art gallery

"I am taking this void away": David Hockney to show recent works from Los Angeles studio in London

Opening in May, a major new exhibition of paintings and photography by David Hockney will focus on the artist's use of perspective.

A photo of a young girl standing with her skateboard

"I feel lucky to have met them": Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson on the Skate Girls of Kabul

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize runner-up on her series of photos, shot on location in Kabul, which are about to go on display at the Saatchi Gallery.

a colour photograph of a fairground in a wooded location seen across a stretch of water

The Dark Art of Kitsch: Photographer George Miles on his Views of Matlock Bath

Loved by Hilary Mantel and mentored by American photographer Stephen Shore, photographer George Miles explains how his Views of Matlock Bath came into being.

Last Chance to See: Guy Bourdin: Image Maker at Somerset House

The Man Ray protégé and fan of dismembered mannequin legs provides a seductive exhibition of vogue advertising prints from a 40-year career.

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