Born in 1932, Denis Thorpe is a natural picture-maker. In a career that took his photography from provincial papers to the nationals, his artistic flair transcended that of press photographer. In 1957 he joined the Daily Mail before moving to the Guardian where his creativity was encouraged and he stayed for over 22 years.
In this striking collection of black and white prints, his blend of reportage and artistry is clearly seen.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.