May 23, 2024


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Saatchi Gallery to present Beyond Fashion its major exhibition for Summer 2024

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Anaïs Leu, Wander with Pierre Hardy, 2016 © ECAL / Anaïs LeuSaatchi Gallery to existing Further than Style

Saatchi Gallery has announced Further than Fashion as the key exhibition for its Summer months 2024 year. The exhibition will showcase the do the job of acclaimed trend photographers from all around the earth.

At one time, trend images was perceived as restricted to its business use. With the explosion of the web and social media, the way pictures is documented, consumed and shared has gone through a transformation. The emergence of a broader visible language has enabled a blurring of boundaries amongst editorial perform, promotion and artistic expression inside style images. Today, it is no extended regarded as a frivolous medium it is elevated to the status of an art variety, capturing the sustained interest of museums and galleries, auction houses and publishers alike. It is the artwork world’s mounting star.

Nathalie Herschdorfer, Exhibition Curator: 

The is effective display how manner images has moved earlier the straightforward presentation of item lines to mirror on the truth of our life, investigate our aspirations and push the boundaries of creativity. Curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, Director of Picture Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland, and made by the Basis for the Exhibition of Pictures, the exhibition will feature far more than 100 photographs from 48 photographers.

Miles Aldridge, Home Works #3, 2008 © Miles Aldridge

Like will work by Nick Knight, Peter Lindbergh, Viviane Sassen, Paolo Roversi, Miles Aldridge, and Ellen von Unwerth – as well as an exciting new generation of trend photographers – Past Vogue celebrates the vision and creativeness of these artists and picture-makers, and files how manner photography has turn into a new and enjoyable visual language. It is introduced all through the milestone 40th anniversary year of London Fashion 7 days, an situation to honour the entire neighborhood that drives innovation in the business and further than.

Koto Bolofo, Skin Deep, 2008 © Koto Bolofo
Koto Bolofo, Skin Deep, 2008 © Koto Bolofo

This key exhibition will be organised into four primary sections: Allure, which delivers together celebrations of timeless beauty FANTASY, which pays homage to the creative imagination and inventiveness of photographers operating in fashion REALISM, showcasing artists functioning mainly in the road, playing at fashion’s intersection with the genuine globe and finally SURREALISM, which capabilities the function of a new technology for whom manner images is about transformation, imagination, and magic.

Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Vogue Paris, 2002 © Inez & Vinoodh / courtesy The Ravestijn Gallery, Amsterdam

Viewers will journey from the shiny setting of the photography studio to the grassroots of street pictures and learn the extensive and numerous varieties which fashion images can get. They will see some of the most legendary images, well known faces and dynamic brands in modern day culture. From classic VOGUE covers to Victoria Beckham’s legs in Marc Jacobs’ shopping bag – this assortment of will work capabilities supermodels and stars like Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Christy Turlington designers this sort of as Christian Dior, Commes des Garçons, Alexander McQueen and Valentino, and road fashion legend The Sartorialist.

A particular function of the exhibition will be a area devoted to moving images – highlighting the great importance of movie in today’s style imagery. This will existing the is effective of SHOWstudio, the site established and directed by Nick Knight, one of the first and most significant-profile impression-makers to adopt electronic movie as a medium for showcasing style. Set up in November 2000 as ‘the residence of manner film’, SHOWstudio’s revolutionary and ground-breaking tasks have outlined how trend is introduced by using the online. Obtaining pioneered fashion movie, it is now recognised as the leading power driving this medium, featuring a special system to nurture and motivate manner to engage with relocating image in the digital age.

Peter Lindbergh, Milagros Schmoll, Paris, 2006 © Peter Lindbergh Basis (Courtesy Peter Lindbergh Foundation, Paris)

The exhibition concludes with an set up entitled Beneath Your Scent a venture that invitations visitors to experience an choice and dynamic way to interact with vogue imagery. The learners of the Bachelor Pictures of the ECAL/University of Art and Style Lausanne offer a visual interpretation of Jean Paul Gaultier’s perfumes. In a sequence of staged illustrations or photos, perfumes grow to be the backdrop for tales of transgression and fantastical projections.

The adornment of our bodies with colors, patterns, designs, textures and materials has been a continuous during human historical past. This exhibition showcases how the presentation of trend carries on to evolve and crack new floor in an age of unparalleled image generation and use.

Paul Foster, Saatchi Gallery Director

Highlighted Photographers:
Miles Aldridge, Ayoto Ataraxia, Kent Baker, Michael Baumgarten, Olivia Bee, Blommers & Schumm, Koto Bolofo, Coco Captain, Elinor Carucci, Elaine Constantine, Maisie Cousins, Jack Davison, Jonathan de Villiers, Horst Diekgerdes, Zoë Ghertner, René Habermacher, Ben Hassett, Aimée Hoving, Ina Jang, Sebastian Kim, Nick Knight, Heji Shin & Kristina Nagel, Anaïs Leu, Feng Li, Peter Lindbergh, Glen Luchford, Erik Madigan Heck, Raymond Meier, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Hanna Moon, Marton Perlaki, Paolo Roversi, Daniel Sannwald, Viviane Sassen, Scheltens & Abbenes, Scott Schuman, Emma Summerton, Sølve Sundsbø, Juergen Teller, Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Mario Testino, Willy Vanderperre, Ellen Von Unwerth, Ben Watts, Bruce Weber, Kiki Xue, Yelena Yemchuk, Txema Yeste.

Over and above Trend, 31st May – 8th September, Saatchi Gallery

Tickets start at £6 and are obtainable to e book now at

In the course of the exhibition run, Saatchi Gallery will present a amount of Saatchi Lates from 6:30pm – 9pm on chosen Fridays. Tickets consist of accessibility to specific Past Vogue-themed activations and workshops, the primary exhibition, and floor-ground reveals.

Outside of Fashion has been produced by the Basis for the Exhibition of Pictures, Minneapolis/Paris/Lausanne, in collaboration with the Saatchi Gallery, London. Previous venues of the exhibition include things like ArtisTree, Hong Kong Shanghai Centre of Images, Shanghai Xie Zilong Images Museum, Changsha ALT. 1 Hyundai Seoul, South Korea and IPFO House of Images, Olten, Switzerland.


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