Lucy Porter

Lucy’s main interests are in all things creative. Predominantly her attraction is towards photography and photojournalism (both technical and analytical) and hopes to pursue a career in that field. In addition she is very interested in art (both producing it and studying it) and is engrossed by everything from Classic to Modern works. Lucy has a keen and ever-developing enthusiasm for writing, frequently producing reviews and poetry; some of which has been published. Her aims for the future revolve solely around travelling, photographing, drawing, writing and eating.
Sony World Photography Awards 2013 at Somerset House

The Sony World Photography Awards 2013 provide an open competition for photographers professional, amateur, or student, in categories from documentary to commercial photography. But the most affecting and powerful images are those that tell human stories with remarkable truth and insight. On display now at Somerset House.

Friday 26th April 2013 Read more...
Henny Acloque: Life After Magic at Ceri Hand Gallery

Life After Magic, Henny Acloque's third exhibition at Ceri Hand Gallery, is a fusion of landscape painting and "mysterious happenings". Acloque is a talented painter and the idea behind these works is powerful, but overall I felt that there was something missing from these pieces.

Thursday 25th April 2013 Read more...
Charles Atlas' experimental dance films whirl through the Tanks at Tate Modern

Charles Atlas collaborates with choreographers for a series of films at the Tanks, Tate Modern. In one, Atlas' playful wit takes us through suburban America in a bed suit; in another, whirling dancers count us down to a total blackout. These are at once overwhelming and ambiguous, and most importantly, they are visually pleasing and undemanding.

Monday 25th March 2013 Read more...
Dorothy Iannone: Innocent and Aware at Camden Arts Centre

Dorothy Iannone, an artist known for her psychedelic erotic works, presents us with a bold, colourful and deeply personal set of erotic art from the 1970s and 1980s alongside newer pieces. Inspired by Japanese woodcuts, Indian erotic paintings and Byzantine mosaics, Iannone's art is both aesthetically pleasing and compelling in its narrative. At Camden Arts Centre.

Monday 11th March 2013 Read more...
Philippe Vandenberg: Selected Works at Hauser & Wirth

Philippe Vandenberg's selected works at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery is captivating, passionate and insightful. Physical involvement, despair, demolition and abstraction adorn the canvases.

Wednesday 30th January 2013 Read more...
Laura Letinsky: Ill Form and Void Full at The Photographer's Gallery

The Photographers Gallery presents the work of Canadian photographer Laura Letinsky in her solo exhibition Ill Form and Void Full. She engages with themes of mortality and frustrated desire – often by portraying rotting fruit and oozing sauces on a stark white background – in these bold and carefully-composed collages.

Monday 21st January 2013 Read more...
Nadav Kander's Bodies, 6 Women, 1 man: stunning yet enigmatic marble-white nudes

Coated in white powder, Nadav Kander's nude figures are posed like marble statues, echoing the nudes of the Renaissance and playing on Elizabethan notions of purity. Kander presents honest images of vulnerable bodies – but are these still provocative in an art world saturated by attempts to question traditional concepts of beauty?

Monday 14th January 2013 Read more...
Mariko Mori's Rebirth: the end of the world?

Mariko Mori's Rebirth, opening at the Royal Academy in time for the winter solstice, reflects on life, death, and possibly, the end of the world. These beautiful luminescent sculptures, drawings, and installations are a milky wash of colours, making for a peaceful and spiritual experience.

Wednesday 12th December 2012 Read more...
Subtlety and intuition: Dorothy Bohm's Women in Focus at the Museum of London

Dorothy Bohm's exhibition of photography at the Museum of London unearths different feelings across the genders, but her overriding belief in humanity is what makes them so subtle and respectful.

Thursday 15th November 2012 Read more...
Trojan, Works on Paper at the ICA

Trojan, Works on Paper at the ICA showcases drawings, paintings and photographs by one of Britain's most important experimental artists of the 1980s club and fashion scene. Here is evidence of a multitalented and visually brave artist – a highly recommended exhibition.

Wednesday 10th October 2012 Read more...


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