London’s art scene and the death of the rock star
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30 June 2017
We delve into the world of art with three new exhibitions in London and this year’s Art Basel. Christopher Lord is joined in the studio by head of content for the Lisson Gallery, Ossian Ward, and private art adviser and dealer, Kathlene Fox-Davies. Plus: we speak to music journalism legend David Hepworth about his new book ‘Uncommon People’.
30 June 2017
Christopher Lord is joined in the studio by head of content for the Lisson Gallery, Ossian Ward, and private art adviser and dealer, Kathlene Fox-Davies to wrap up this year’s Art Basel and discuss three new art shows in London: Murray Fredericks’ ‘Salt: Vanity’ at Hamilton’s Gallery, ‘The Place is Here’ at The South London Gallery and Gregory Crewdson’s ‘Cathedral of the Pines’ at the Photographers’ Gallery.
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Photo: Imogen Hepworth
The age of the rock star has passed. That’s the controversial statement from renowned music journalist David Hepworth in his new book ‘Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars’. The book explores defining moments in the lives of 40 rock stars from 1955 to 1994, from Little Richard to Kurt Cobain. Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco spoke to Hepworth about the book.
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