Post Tagged with: "David Bailey"

Arts & Culture, Books

Bailey, NW1 – Heni Publishing

Bailey, NW1 – Heni Publishing

In pride of place in the CELLOPHANLAND* office hangs David Bailey’s iconic black and white portrait of Paul McCartney and John Lennon. John poses behind and above Paul, hands draped over his shoulders. Both gaze impassionately, almost arrogantly, at the camera. Shot in high contrast against a white background, the […]

by × March 24, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

The Culver Hotel & The Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles

The Culver Hotel & The Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles

Whenever we visit Los Angeles we always make sure to include a visit to the fabulous Culver Hotel (see our previous review here). Even when we do not manage to squeeze in a stay in one of their wonderfully atmospheric rooms, we never fail to drop in to either their […]

by × May 29, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Photo London 2016, Somerset House

Only founded last year, Photo London has already become the biggest Photographic fair in the UK and with 85 exhibitors from twenty countries, it is also undoubtedly one of the largest in the world. Taking place over four days it occupies a maze of rooms – and a courtyard pavilion – […]

by × May 23, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, Saatchi Gallery

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, Saatchi Gallery

We knew that Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones was going to be massive, but we were unprepared for just how comprehensive and detailed this exhibition was going to be. A fifty-year career in the music industry is a staggering achievement, and the nine thematic galleries that have taken over London’s Saatchi […]

by × April 21, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Vogue 100: A Century of Style which has just opened at the National Portrait Gallery in London, is a major new exhibition celebrating 100 years of fashion, beauty and portrait photography by British Vogue. The magazine was founded in 1916 when the First World War made transatlantic shipments of American Vogue impossible. […]

by × February 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Jerry Hall and Helmut Newton, Cannes by David Bailey, 1983 © David Bailey.Bailey's Stardust at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Bailey’s Stardust, National Portrait Gallery

“The king lion on the Savannah: incredibly attractive, with a dangerous vibe. He was the electricity, the brightest, most powerful, most talented, most energetic force at the magazine [British Vogue].” – Penelope Tree on David Bailey. Bailey’s Stardust which has just opened at the National Portrait Gallery, London, is the largest exhibition […]

by × February 11, 2014 × 0 comments

Fashion

The Vogue Festival 2013

The Vogue Festival 2013

This year’s Vogue Festival which takes place at the Southbank Centre in London at the weekend, will be the second of its kind. Last year, Tom Ford, Stella McCartney, Christopher Bailey and indeed David Bailey, all made appearances at its two-day inaugural event, celebrating all things fashion. Bringing together designers, models, […]

by × April 26, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington

Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington

One of the favourite books in my Christmas stocking this year, was Grace Coddington’s memoir. My ever thoughtful beau – knowing that I had missed Grace’s London book signing last month – arranged for a personally dedicated copy to be shipped over from New York, making it even more special. […]

by × January 5, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Birdman by Dick Fowler

Beast at Pangolin London

Last week I attended the opening of Beast at Pangolin London. A wonderful gallery situated in Kings Cross that is purely dedicated to exhibiting sculpture. Housed within a light and spacious development designed by Dixon & Jones called Kings Place, Pangolin London offers visitors a rotating programme of sculpture exhibitions as well as […]

by × March 20, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

David Bailey: Sculpture & Photographs

David Bailey: Sculpture & Photographs

David Bailey’s (or Bailey as he is known to everyone) first ever sculpture exhibition is currently showing at the Pangolin gallery, Kings Cross. Renowned for his iconic photography, here Bailey strips away conventional beauty, and instead focuses on that which lies beneath the beautiful profile: the skull. As Bailey insists ‘I’m not saying I’m a […]

by × October 11, 2010 × 0 comments