The event was a travesty of everything the Colony stood for, organised by people who thought they could recreate a special place.
17 September 2014
The Courtauld Gallery presents ‘Jasper Johns: Regrets’; a display of new work by the internationally renowned octogenarian American artist. Johns made his reputation in the late 1950s with the iconic Flag and Target paintings which paved the way for the development of Pop Art. The exhibition showcases the artist’s most recent oeuvre of work, which Johns […]
Under the Influence, John Deakin, Photography and the Lure of Soho, curated by Robert Muir, explores the lost world of 50s and 60s Soho through portraits of its inebriated iconoclasts. From its artists to its literary bohemians; with the likes of Francis Bacon, and Dylan Thomas, to Frank Auerbach, and Muriel Belcher – the proprietor […]
A new photography exhibition explores the Lure of London’s Soho at The Photographers’ Gallery, this Spring. Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho uncovers the hidden corners and colourful characters of 1950s and early 60s Soho, as seen through the eyes of John Deakin (1912 – 1972). Considered to be one of […]