Art Jericho Gallery King St Oxford OX2 6DF 17 March – 10 April 2011 http://artjericho.com
Distinguished photography critic/ writer/ curator Gerry Badger is exhibited in Oxford, following his solo show at the Blue Sky Gallery, Oregon. For those many whose understanding of photography has been enriched by Gerry Badger’s writing, seeing his images will be a fascinating experience.
Gerry Badger is an architect, photographer, curator and writer. His work is in a number of public and private collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Arts Council of Great Britain Collection, London; the Bibiliothèque Nationale, Paris; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
With Martin Parr, he wrote a two volume history of the photographic book,The Photobook: A History (2004 and 2006), which won the Deutsche Fotobuch Preis in 2006 and the Kraszna Krausz Prize for books on lens-based media in 2007.
Recent books include the introductions to a number of photographer’s monographs, including Stephen Shore, John Gossage, Martin Parr, Jem Southam, Peter Fraser, Anthony Hernandez, Chris Killip, Edgar Martins and Gunnar Smoliansky, and The Genius of Photography (2007).
Gerry Badger is the 2011 winner of the ICP Infinity Writing Award with his book of essays : The Pleasures of Good Photographs