I saw the Richard Hamilton exhibition at the Tate today, where his 1962 painting (for snappy title see below) seemed particularly relevant given the current trends in both men's and womanswear - and not least because London's fashion darlings were seated in the turbine hall below watching Topshop's show for Fashion Week.
'Towards a definitive statement on the coming trends in menswear and accessories'
The pictures of Andy Warhol, David Lynch and William S Burroughs are currently on show at The Photographer's Gallery in Oxford Circus. Not primarily known for their photography, the 3 capsule exhibitions cast an intimate and thought provoking light on the period from which each artist worked.
Jerry Hall, 1976 -1987
People in the Street, 1976
Warhol's photographs clearly refrence his fascination with advertising which we know so well from his painting and prints. His pictures are lively, full of energy and interestingly, people.
David Lynch's photographs were unsurprisingly cinematic, dramatic and ominous
Untitled (England) late 80s early 90s
Some favourites of mine from Burroughs are too difficult to find pictures of, but involve roses being shoved in to coca cola bottles - a favourite practice of mine during my kooky university phase...