It has become a tradition: if it’s December, it’s books. Many books. Here’s a list of what we looked at, spoke about, thought about (no-one said they had to be about photography):


Mick Williamson: some memorials

Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are

Edward Weston: Daybooks

Edward Lucie-Smith: Movements in Art Since 1945

Annie Leibovitz at Work

Alan Trachtenberg (ed): Classic Essays in Photography

Mary Warner Marien: Photography: a Cultural History

David Hurn: 1960s

Gross & Shapiro: The Tao of Photography

Mark Haworth-Booth: Camille Silvy: River Scene, France

Ian Walker: City Gorged with Dreams: Surrealism and documentary photography in inter-war Paris

Mark Power: The Shipping Forecast

Gregory Eisler: Portraits.


They came in all shapes and sizes though none would stun an ox. Next year.

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The next Greenwich meeting will be on 20th January 6.00pm at the Greenwich Gallery, Peyton Place, Royal Hill, Greenwich SE10.