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Are we living in the Era of the Overexposed? Saturated as we are in a 24-hour availability culture, and fed by the immediacy of social networking, what is left that we need to see?
ALISON JACKSON: SAINTS &
Jackson interrogates the reliability of perception with her simulations of the real, commenting on the falseness of media imagery in general; can we really believe everything we see? In an age where alternative facts at the forefront of public discussion, Jackson’s work is more vitally relevant now than ever.
ROSE HARTMAN: AN COMPARABLE ENCOUNTER
Few photographers have experienced such a generous and welcoming entree into the elite strata of celebrity, fashion and film as photo documentator Rose Hartman. Hartman’s celebrity portraiture has ascended to such a singular iconic stature that has made their likeness synonymous with the pulse of New York City’s evening culture.
BALENCIAGA AT THE V&A
Opening on 27 May 2017 at the V&A, Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion will be the first of its kind to look at Balenciaga’s unique approach to making and will showcase pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. The exhibition marks the centenary of the opening of Balenciaga’s first fashion house in San Sebastian and the 80th anniversary of the opening of his famous fashion house in Paris.
9 PHOTOGRAPHS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
The challenge in curating this list has been to separate those photographs which have captured world-changing events from photographs that have themselves been the agitators of change. The difference is subtle but important. These most awe-inspiring and wondrous photographs present the extremes ofour physical andemotional realm and command an unflinching gaze.