Sarah Pickering has worked with the emergency services, pyrotechnic manufacturers, TV prop makers and the police to produce some of her most recent bodies of work. Exhibitions include How We Are: Photographing Britain, Tate Britain 2007; New Photography in Britain, Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy, 2008; Theatres of the Real, Fotomuseum, Antwerp, 2009; Manipulating Reality, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 2009/10; An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography, St. Louis Art Museum, USA, 2012 and Living in the Ruins of the Twentieth Century, UTS Gallery, Sydney, 2013. Solo exhibitions include Incident Control at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago 2010 and Art and Antiquities at Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, 2011. Her most recent body of work, Celestial Objects was commissioned by Locus+ and exhibited Durham City in 2013. Her monograph Explosions, Fires and Public Order is published by Aperture and MoCP. Gallery Representation is with Meessen De Clercq, Brussels.
Posted on Friday, November 1, 2013.
Landscape #12, 2010
Victor and Friend at the Ritz, 1982
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