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Exhibition: England's naturalness takes over at Photo London


REPORT - For its 7th edition, the British fair cultivates its garden and its eccentric stars. And embraces, in its own way, contemporary themes, from the environment to Africa.

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Photo London pulls off the feat, like Art Paris, of holding two fairs in six months.

While the 6th edition, last September, was done with forceps under the yoke of health constraints and overpriced Covid tests, this seventh edition arrives in the midst of Ukrainian drama with war and the ghost of inflation.

And yet, this fair born of the tenacity of its two founders, Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad, faces adversity with a smile.

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Photo London 2022 opposes art, its visionary insight, its faculty of resilience, its ever-renewed vitality, to the sad world as it comes to us.

And from this so British stoicism emerges a desire to live, to fight peacefully for one's ideas, to enjoy the pure air under a cloud and the specificities of an island, which gives this fair a particular charm.

A spiciness of liberation

The opening took place on Wednesday evening in the rain.

But this headwind did not prevent the models of the great photographer from…

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Source: lefigaro

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