Crane Kalman Brighton is a photography gallery, based in Brighton, that specialises in contemporary work ranging from the best young local talent to some of photography’s leading lights.

Much of the artists’ work can be seen in the Photographers section of this website or in the galleries of past exhibitions. Many of the prints on view are also for sale online or by contacting us.

Affordable Art Fair

Crane Kalman Brighton will be exhibiting again at this years Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, London.

We will be showing a selection of works from photographers Ellie Davies, Tortora & Travezan, Morgan Silk and Rosa Basurto amongst others. The fair runs from the 20th – 23rd of October.

New Collections

David Steen – Heroes & Villains

David Steen (1936-2015) was a character, like many of the subjects he photographed, who was far larger than life. A self-made and self-taught photographer, he began his photography apprenticeship under the tutelage of the great Bert Hardy at the Picture Post aged 15. His breakthrough into portrait photography came in 1954 when he was sent on his first foreign assignment, to photograph film director […]

Hugh Holland – 70’s Skate Photography

In the third of our new on-going programme of online exhibitions, we present a selection of the work of self-taught photographer Hugh Holland, who began experimenting with photography in the late 1960’s but didn’t discover his definitive subject until his move to Los Angeles from his native Oklahoma. He began documenting the burgeoning skate phenomenon in 1975 after becoming instantly captivated through a chance encounter with a […]

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Tim Flach

More-Than-HumanMore Than Human is award-winning photographer Tim Flach‘s stunning new book – a highly original portrait of the animal kingdom – from one of the most talented animal photographers working today. A special Portfolio Limited Edition of 150 books hand-bound in Japanese mohair and featuring one of three limited edition prints is also now available to purchase. More details [PDF]

Original prints from Tim Flach‘s Dogs:Gods, Equus and More Than Human collections are available to buy from Crane Kalman Brighton.

Slim Aarons book offer

dolce-vita-cover-143To celebrate the publication of a fourth volume of Slim Aarons’ photography, Crane Kalman Brighton has teamed up with publishers Abrams and Foyle’s Books, to offer a 30% discount off the book when purchased through Foyle’s online.

Just go to and quote the code SLIM30. The new book, Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita, reveals the photographer’s love affair with Italy and captures the essence of “the good life.”

Slim_Aaronsx3_px424_The other published titles in the Slim Aarons collection are: A Place In The Sun, Once Upon A Time and Poolside with Slim Aarons.

Original prints of all Slim Aarons‘ work are available to buy from Crane Kalman Brighton.