Masters of Photography 2019

20th Nov 2019 - 20th Dec 2019


20th November – 20th December 2019

The fourth edition of Huxley-Parlour Gallery’s annual exhibition Masters of Photography will include over 30 masterworks by leading international photographers, spanning the entire history of the medium.

Masters of Photography is specifically conceived to promote understanding and connoisseurship of the photographic print, as much as the images themselves. Carefully planned and selected for up to a year in advance, the exhibition contains works of the finest quality that have been chosen for their particular subtlety, age, history and rarity.

The exhibition includes works by artists including Edward Weston, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Irving Penn, Robert Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Joel Sternfeld.



White Roses, c. 1900

Charles Jones

Grotto in Berg, Terra Nova in the Distance, 5th January 1911

Herbert Ponting

Fashion Photo in NYC Penthouse for ‘Vogue’, 1931

Edward Steichen

Greta Garbo, 1928

Edward Steichen

Nude, 1936

Edward Weston

Teddy Thurman, New York, 1945

Erwin Blumenfeld

A Snicket in Halifax, 1937

Bill Brandt

Jarabina, 1963

Josef Koudelka

Boy Destroying Piano, Wales, 1961

Philip Jones Griffiths

The Card Players, 1955

Ruth Orkin

Handstand, Southam Street, London, 1956

Roger Mayne

Brooklyn Gang (Couple in the Park at Dusk), 1959

Bruce Davidson

Salerno, Italy, 1933

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Michael Caine, 1965

David Bailey

David Bowie as ‘Aladdin Sane’, 1973

Brian Duffy

Nightview, New York, 1932

Berenice Abbott

Atom Bomb Sky, New York, 1955

William Klein

Mainbocher Corset, 1939

Horst P Horst

Versace Dress Back View, El Mirage, 1990

Herb Ritts

Cigarette 42, New York, 1972

Irving Penn

Tulips, 1988

Robert Mapplethorpe

Lisa Lyon, 1981

Robert Mapplethorpe

Untitled, (‘Madonna’), 1975

Cindy Sherman

Andy Warhol, New York City, 1973

Arnold Newman

Self-Portrait in Drag, 1981

Andy Warhol

Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany, 1970

David Hockney

Triptych (Winding Towers and Furnace), 1967

Bernd and Hilla Becher

A Farm Pond About to Be Destroyed by Earth-Moving Machinery, the North Edge of Denver, Colorado, 1973

Robert Adams

Longnook Beach, 1983

Joel Meyerowitz

Roseville Cottages, 1976

Joel Meyerowitz

Dairyland Sign, Dusk, Provincetown, 1976

Joel Meyerowitz

After a Flash Flood, Rancho Mirage, California, 1979

Joel Sternfeld

Patrick, Palm Sunday, Baton Rouge, LA, 2002

Alec Soth