Copyright

I am confused. I am very confused. I believe in the copyright of photographs, but I’m confused by the inconsistency of museums and galleries. I visited the Paul Strand exhibition at the V&A in May and was horrified when an overzealous guard rushed up to a diminutive visitor standing next to me to berate her about taking a photograph with her iPhone and stood over her whilst she expunged the image from her ‘phone. Later that same day I wasRead more

Destruction in Art

Ifor Davies I visited the Ifor Davies Silent Explosion exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff and I was immediately disappointed to see the sign on the gallery doors prohibiting photography. I do like to take photos of exhibitions I visit and share my experiences with my fellow students at University and on my blog. I enquired at the museum front desk as to why photography was forbidden to be told that the artist; Ifor Davies had made this stipulation. IRead more