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Bob Mazzer - On the Tube

East London blog Spitalfields Life recently featured the work of Bob Mazzer, an Aldgate local who used his late-night commute as an opportunity to photograph the colourful scenarios he encountered on the city's underground.

Bob Mazzer On The Tube 3

Bob Mazzer On The Tube 1

Bob Mazzer On The Tube 2

The collection of photographs ranges from the everyday to the absurd, with Bob reflecting; “you don’t think you are starting a project, but one day you look back over your recent pictures and there are a dozen connected images, and you realise it is the beginning of a project – and then you fall in love with it.”

See the full set of images on Spitalfields Life here.

George Plemper - A Moment in Time

We recently came across the work of photographer George Plemper, whose A Moment in Time series captures British youth culture in the late 70s and early 80s. The documentary project is largely set around the estates and community centres of Woolwich and Thamesmead, with the photographer shooting hundreds of portraits of the young people he encountered day to day.

Boy in Parka, Goudhurst, Kent, 1977 - George Plemper

Boy in Parka, Goudhurst, Kent, 1977

Sam Uba, Riverside School, Thamesmead, 1978 - George Plemper

Sam Uba, Riverside School, Thamesmead, 1978

Gary and Justine, Woolwich Dockyard, 1981 - George Plemper

Gary and Justine, Woolwich Dockyard, 1981

Speaking of the project, George mentions that he wasn't originally sure what to do with the images, admitting that his "negatives and photographs sat mouldering in the back of my garage for 30 years before the wonders of the digital age allowed me to rescue them." The series has received a brilliant response on photo-sharing site flickr, as well as being mentioned on several blogs.

See the full Moment in Time series by George Plemper HERE.

Peter Blake - Four Decades

The Chelsea Futurespace Gallery presents Four Decades, an exhibition of prints by iconic British artist and former Fred Perry collaborator Sir Peter Blake. Known as one of the figureheads of the British Pop Art movement, Blake’s work takes influence from the realms of pop culture, literature, music and contemporary art.

The Very Best Schwitters

Homage to Schwitters by Peter Blake. Courtesy of CCA Galleries

I Love You

I Love You (Portrait of Chuck Berry) by Peter Blake, courtesy of Paul Stolper Gallery.

Included in the exhibition are Blake’s series of Appropriated Alphabets, Alice in Wonderland, and The Butterfly Man, as well as portraits of musicians Chuck Berry, Ian Dury and The Clash. Covering forty years of the artist’s work, the exhibition explores the diversity and dexterity that allows it to transcend the divisions between fine art and pop culture.

Four Decades will run at Chelsea Futurespace until 28th July, 2013.

www.chelseafuturespace.org