Posts tagged Somerset House
A Review of the Photo London Fair 2016 at Somerset House, London

Photo London was only launched in 2015 but this year’s event, held at Somerset House, was a world-class gathering. Founders Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad brought together 85 of the world’s leading photography galleries, supplemented by special exhibitions by the likes of photo-journalist Don McCullin, Russian photographer Sergey Chilikov and Turner-nominated artist Craigie Horsfield.

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The 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House, London

This autumn is the 1:54 Contemporary African Art fair’s third edition, with a staggering 14 of the 38 galleries coming from Africa to celebrate the multiplicity and diversity of contemporary African art. Led by Touria El Glauoi, the fair has built provincial art scenes in African countries, promoting artistic production and cultural identity amongst those artists. Designed by the award-winning architectural...

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Beard Photography Exhibition at Somerset House, London

Pogonophilia is not a crime. I must admit that there was an ulterior motive in my visit to Somerset House to catch the Courtauld’s TEDx conference. There is absolutely no escaping the allure of an exhibition purely dedicated to beautiful men with beards (especially with a charitable edge). Even the chunkier specimens resembled a Disney prince when their facial fuzz had been suitably styled. A veritable pogonophile (beard enthusiast), I immediately surrendered myself to the overwhelming...

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