Morning people! Everyone should be back in the office today, the novelty has worn off and 2013 is only really just kicking off! There are some great exhibition happening this week, GRAFT at the Red Gallery is one you shouldn’t miss! You know the drill, full details after the break.
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Valentino: Master of Couture @ Somerset House
This major exhibition celebrating the life and work of Valentino showcases over 130 exquisite haute couture designs worn by icons such as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren and Gwyneth Paltrow in an exciting installation created specially for Somerset House.
Francis Frith Photographs Display @ Tate Modern
Francis Frith (who was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire in 1822 and died in Cannes, France in 1898) made several trips to Egypt and the Near East between 1856 and 1859, using the new medium of photography to record landscapes and monuments not then as familiar to a British audience as they are today.
Death: A self-portrait @ Wellcome Collection
Ending 24th February 2013
Our major winter exhibition showcases some 300 works from a unique collection devoted to the iconography of death and our complex and contradictory attitudes towards it. Assembled by Richard Harris, a former antique print dealer based in Chicago, the collection is spectacularly diverse, including art works, historical artefacts, scientific specimens and ephemera from across the world
GRAFT: Exhibition @ Red Gallery
2 day exhibition
Wake, eat, hustle, eat, sleep, pause – ‘Graft’ is the story of working London captured in our first photography exhibition of the year.
Love is the Law Magazine Issue#3 Launch @ Rook & Raven Gallery
Love is the Law mag, launch their 3rd issue today.
Take a View: Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012 @ National Theatre
sOver 100 stunning photographs of some of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK will be on display, from entries to this popular annual competition, now in its sixth year.
Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea
Ending 28th April 2013
Witness over 100 original prints from the extraordinary detail of the tiniest images through to three of his ground-breaking photographic murals, each almost three meters in height. Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea is a must-see exhibition for lovers of photography. Those who know Adams will see his art from a fascinating new angle, and those new to his work will be moved by its inspirational and elemental beauty.