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Anna Fox, Stephen Gill and Nigel Shafran Exhibit at James Hyman Gallery

LONDON.- James Hyman Gallery presents an exhibition that foregrounds an exciting new generation of photographers who have placed London at the heart of their work. London Calling explores the way that Anna Fox, Stephen Gill and Nigel Shafran have taken the capital city as their home and subject matter. It suggests a specificity in their responses to London, whether it be the grey of London light or a type of gritty urban realism particular to the inner city. London Calling, runs alongside Modernist Realism. The School of London from Andrews to O’Donoghue and emphasises the richness of London’s local neighbourhoods and domestic environments. In terms of subject matter it is tempting to make direct comparisons with the work of Auerbach and Kossoff and that of the photographers Anna Fox, Stephen Gill and Nigel Shafran. The exhibition emphasises that it is not the public monuments and celebrated roads of the West End tha