2017 Round-Up | What The Critics Say

Visitors experience Mat Collishaw’s Virtual Reality exhibition ‘Thresholds’ launched during Photo London 2017

With such a robust programme of galleries, exhibitions and speakers it was no surprise that Photo London garnered international attention from TIME Magazine, New York Magazine, The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, Vogue Italia, Internazionale, MSN and many others. Here are just a few quotes from the press:


‘Photo London has firmly established itself on the calendar of European connoisseurs of photography.’

FT Weekend, Life & Arts, Rachel Spence, 20 May 2017


‘Photo London’s ability to attract blue-chip galleries and heavyweight contemporary artists is a testament to photography’s highly collectable status’

GQ, Bill Prince, June 2017


‘Now in its third year, Photo London has come of age’

The Art Newspaper, Anny Shaw, May 2017


‘It is the literary and creative elements that lend Photo London an aura of gravity outside of the market, ultimately making its third edition a strong’

Artnet, Caroline Elboar, 18 May 2017


‘This May there’s more of the same but even better thanks to the public programming of talks and events’

Monocole, Rob Bound, June 2017


‘Photo London is one not to be missed… get yourself down there.’

Monocle 24 Radio, Matthew Beaman, 24 April 2017


‘Photo London offers an insight into what exactly is caught in the camera’s lens… All the familiar, and important names will be represented argument for why photography matters, both historically, and—more importantly – today’

Gulf News, Richard Holledge, 12 May 2017


‘Somerset House is being transformed into the best photography show you’ll see all year’

Time Out London, Eddy Frankel, 16 May 2017



You can now experience Photo London 2017 with the Virtual Visit

Photo London will return to Somerset House 17-20 May 2018 (Preview Day 16 May)

Image by Graham Carlow