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Peter Marlow
British, b. 1952, d. 2016 (Estate)
Marlow captures the intangible essence of all form that is generated by creative force: the enduring mystery of space within space
- Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum

In 2008, Marlow was commissioned by Royal Mail, on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the completion of St Paul’s Cathedral, to photograph six cathedrals. The resulting images o Read full story
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Feb 17, 2017
In late January, Peter van Agtmael traveled to Guantanamo Bay to photograph the controversial US military prison. Established under the George W. Bush administration during the War on Terror and constructed within the existing US Navy base, the compound was intended to hold the most dangerous terror suspects. Barack Obama was unable to follow through with his promise to close the detention camp but... More...
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Dec 15, 2016
British restaurant critic and author Adrian Anthony (A.A.) Gill has died at the age of 62. The award winning Sunday Times' journalist had recently revealed he had cancer.

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Apr 19, 2016
Peter Marlow’s photographs depicting all 42 of the cathedrals of the Church of England are to be exhibited inside The Chapel of Industry at Coventry Cathedral. This is the first time that the work has been displayed in one of the cathedrals featured in the series, and the first time the project has been exhibited outside of London. The display is a continuation of Coventry Cathedral’s tradition of,... More...
Oct 22, 2012
Canterbury Cathedral September 2011

Everything about this work was about the preparation. Once I had decided that the right approach was to only photograph with all the interior lights off, the hardest thing to do was to convince each Cathedral to let me do this. It required a vast number of telephone calls and follow up e-mails for them to give me access before sunrise and arranging for staff to... More...
May 31, 2012
Potter Heigham Bridge Norfolk May 2012

I spent the weekend sailing in the Norfolk Broads. There is a very low Roman bridge in Potter Heigham, which only has a clearance of about six and a half feet and can only be navigated by waiting for low tide and lowering the mast of the yacht. It is a hair raising experience steering through and wondering if you will actually make it through without crashing.... More...