Georgia O’Keeffe And Lake George

Georgia O’Keeffe And Lake George

Georgia O’Keeffe And Lake George May 7, 2016 I’m superstitious about talking about projects until they are completed – I learned this from my friend Val Wilmer, the jazz photographer & writer, who wouldn’t divulge what she was working on til it was done – testing...
‘Russia and the Arts’ (NPG, London)

‘Russia and the Arts’ (NPG, London)

‘Russia and the Arts’ (NPG, London) March 16, 2016 THE AGE OF TOLSTOY AND TCHAIKOVSKY – AND (GREAT!) SOME WOMEN TOO … To the press launch today of this thrilling small show at the National Portrait Gallery, London. It was genuinely exciting to be in the...
2015: My Year of Festivals

2015: My Year of Festivals

2015: My Year of Festivals December 20, 2015 JANUARY: OSLO In January I made tracks to WORLD WOMAN in Oslo. This was a gathering of trouble-makers and peace-makers, activists and artists, billed as Courage and Creativity – Voices of Women Worldwide. It was the...
Remembering ‘Spare Rib’

Remembering ‘Spare Rib’

Remembering ‘Spare Rib’ May 29, 2015 Encouraging and expressing women’s creativity was always at the heart of the Spare Rib project. During the time I was there, 1974-80, I would say that we saw making the magazine as a creative act in itself. It wasn’t a question of...
On Raif Badawi

On Raif Badawi

On Raif Badawi March 18, 2015 At first Raif Badawi stood out for me from all the thousands of ghastly cases clamouring for our attention online because the punishment was so grotesque. I read that a blogger – that felt close to home, though so far away – had been...
Vivian Maier: Lost art of an Urban Photographer

Vivian Maier: Lost art of an Urban Photographer

Vivian Maier: Lost art of an Urban Photographer June 25, 2013 She’s been called ‘the greatest photographer you’ve never heard of’… the mysterious Vivian Maier, a nanny based in Chicago who took about 150,000 photographs in her lifetime and stashed them away, not...