Hair by Sam McKnight

This exhibition runs from Mon, 26th Dec 2016 to Sun, 12th Mar 2017. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Fri,
24th Feb 2017  
(12am - 12am)
Sat,
25th Feb 2017  
(12am - 12am)
Sun,
26th Feb 2017  
(12am - 12am)
Mon,
27th Feb 2017  
(12am - 12am)
Tue,
28th Feb 2017  
(12am - 12am)
Wed,
1st Mar 2017  
(12am - 12am)
Thu,
2nd Mar 2017  
(12am - 12am)

Cost: £13


Sam McKnight has been instrumental in helping to create some of the most iconic images in popular culture from Princess Diana’s short, slicked back style to Madonna’s Bedtime Stories album cover and Tilda Swinton channelling David Bowie. McKnight’s work traces a vast array of movements and hairstyles, from nostalgic to androgynous, romantic to sexy, red to platinum, cataloguing the transformative nature of hair within the image.

He has worked on countless fashion editorial shoots (including over 190 Vogue covers), advertising campaigns and catwalk shows with supermodels Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell, and with international fashion designers Chanel and Vivienne Westwood.

Hair by Sam McKnight is the first exhibition to contextualise the wider cultural significance of hair and the role of the session stylist within fashion.


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Location

Somerset House,

Strand, London, London, WC2R 1LA

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