Contemporary photography links
- National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect the likenesses of famous British men and women. Today the collection is the most comprehensive of its kind in the world.
- Autograph - ABP
Autograph ABP is a photographic arts agency whose primary role is to develop, exhibit and publish the work of photographers and artists from culturally diverse backgrounds and to advocate their inclusion in all areas of exhibition, publishing, education and commerce in the visual arts.
- The Photographers' Gallery
The Photographers' Gallery, the first independent gallery in Britain devoted to photography, was founded in 1971 at 8 Great Newport Street. This building now houses the Gallery's primary exhibition space and a bookshop. In 1980 the Gallery also moved into 5 Great Newport Street; initially rented, the freehold was purchased in 1986 thanks to a successful funding campaign.
- National Media Museum
Founded in 1983, the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television quickly became the most visited national museum outside London, attracting approximately 750,000 visitors each year.
- Tate: British and international modern and contemporary art
The Tate site offers a gateway to the art collections online as well as many other excellent features such as the museum magazine, live webcasts, learning resources and online shop.