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Arts & Culture

Photo London at Somerset House, London

Photo London at Somerset House, London

In the London photography world May is the biggest month of the year. The biggest photographic galleries wheel out exhibitions of their biggest names, the main auction houses have their photographic sales and UK’s largest – OK, pretty much only – photo fair, Photo London, pretty much takes over Somerset House. Amongst numerous photo-related satellite […]

by × May 18, 2018 × 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

Fashion

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

“Fashion is a vampiric thing, it’s the hoover on your brain. That’s why I wear the hats, to keep everyone away from me.” – Isabella Blow. At Isabella Blow’s funeral in 2007, Rupert Everett read the eulogy and described his friend as ”her own creation in a world of copycats”. There […]

by × November 22, 2013 × 0 comments

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Valentino: Master of Couture

Valentino: Master of Couture

I know what women want. They want to be beautiful. – Valentino Garavani – This week we attended the grand unveiling of Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House. It encapsulates the true essence of elegance, glamour, haute couture; indeed everything that is Valentino Garavani. Spanning a 50-year career, this exhibition […]

by × November 30, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Tim Walker: Story Teller, Somerset House

Tim Walker: Story Teller, Somerset House

To its earliest audience the most magical aspect of photography was its ability to open windows onto the world: distant landscapes, undiscovered peoples, savage fauna and exotic flora that had been till then as remote as the stars. Wandering around the rooms of Somerset House, looking through the windows onto […]

by × November 2, 2012 × 0 comments