Photo London — the photography festival at Somerset House


Photo London takes over Somerset House this weekend for the eighth time, showcasing photographs from more than 110 galleries in 55 cities. This year the fair presents vintage prints, including many documenting the subject of human rights, from civil rights in America (Atlas Gallery) to the revolution in Iran (LS10 Gallery).

There is the usual celebrity and fashion photography (Camera Work Gallery and Iconic are worth a visit), and more recent abstract work, including a peppering of AI-generated art (TJ Boulting and Michael Hoppen Gallery show the most interesting).

Other highlights include the British photographer Martin Parr, who is named Photo London Master of Photography 2023 and is showing his previously unseen work of images taken around the UK, from rural agricultural shows to the