Tuesday, 13 November 2012

London Exhibitions November 2012

Marilyn Monroe-A British Love Affair

National Portrait GallerySt Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE
Price: Free
Date: Now until March 2013

This exhibition is perfect for those who want to see the beautiful blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe from a British photographers point of view. This summer marked 50 years since Marilyn's death but she is still as iconic as ever. Photographers include: Antony Beauchamp, Cecil Beaton and Baron. 

Valentino:Master of Couture

Somerset House: The StrandLondon WC2R 1LA
Price: £12.50, £9 concs
Date: Nov 29th -3rd March 2013

This exhibition is perfect for those with a passion for fashion designer or those studying a degree in fashion. The exhibition isn't free but I am sure the set, celebrating the life and work of Valentino will be worth every penny. The exhibition centre piece is a real life catwalk which it's visitors will walk along. In a role reversal the audience will all be sat wearing head to toe Valentino. The exhibition also hosts a room featuring previously unseen images of the work and play behind the brand, Valentino. Whilst at Somerset House you can all check out Tim Walker's Story Teller Exhibition for free.

Other Exhibitions:
Tim Walker: Story Teller Exhibition, Somerset House. Until 27th January 2013. (FREE)
Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour, Somerset House. Until 27th January 2013. (FREE)
Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s. 
Barbican Centre,Silk St, London, EC2Y 8DS. Until January 13th 2013. (£12, £8 consc)

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