Exhibition at Hendee House Studios

Andy Sloane's Nine Muses are back from Iken, Bruer Tidman has a new suite of prints & drawings and Mark cator launches a rescripted version of Utter Journal 002, Childhood. All three artists will be exhibiting at Hendee House Studios on the weekend of September 13th & 14th, the same weekend as Great yarmouth's Out There Festival and the last performances of the 2019 Summer Season at the Hippodrome Circus. There's a swing in the studio and even better, just yards from our door, there's the renowned wooden roller coaster and one of the best beaches in Norfolk. Bring yourselves, your family and enjoy a weekend of art, culture, world famous circus and street art performers.

Takuma Nakahira

A figure stood on Zushi Beach in Kanagawa Prefecture one night in 1973, silhouetted against a fire as he fed piles of prints and negatives into the flames. This solitary figure was Takuma Nakahira, then at the height of his influence as both a photographer and radical cultural critic. Nakahira was born in 1938 in Tokyo and died in Yokohama in 2015. By the time of his death he was all but forgotten in the art world and, for the last 40 years of his life, had lived at the family home. In 1977, Nakahira had fallen into a coma as a result of acute alcohol poisoning. Although he regained consciousness, he had lost most of his memory and also been struck by aphasia, a brain disorder that severely

William Klein

“I came from the outside, the rules of photography didn't interest me. There were things you could do with a camera that you couldn't do with any other medium—grain, contrast, blur, cock-eyed framing, eliminating or exaggerating grey tones and so on,” William Klein [born in 1928] Born in New York, studied in New York, joined the army and was sent to France, briefly studying painting under Fernand Leger. He met Alexander Liberman, the art director of Vogue, at his first solo show in Milan in the early '50's. Despite Klein's total lack of experience in the area, Liberman offered him a job as a fashion photographer for the magazine. Over an intense eight-month period, Klein created his photogr

Paul Strand

Paul Strand was born in New York City on October 16, 1890. His father gave him his first camera when he was twelve. In 1907, he enrolled at the Ethical Culture School where he was strongly influenced by one of his teachers, Lewis W. Hine. The class visited Alfred Stieglitz’s 291 gallery and Strand was exposed to the Pictorialist style of photography, including Stieglitz, Steichen, White, Kasebier, Cameron, and painters such as Picasso. Hine influenced Strand in his belief that photography “forced youngsters to recognize what is good in composition by selection from the infinite objects about them”. Some of this early work, like the well-known “Wall Street,” experimented with formal abstracti