Photographs

Burberry Hosts Major New Photography Exhibition

By Sotheby's

B urberry is hosting a major photography exhibition exploring the British way of life and character in London until 1 October.

© Courtesy of Burberry / Alasdair McLellan

‘Here We Are’ brings together the work of over 30 of the 20th century’s most celebrated social and documentary photographers with highlights including never-before-seen prints by Shirley Baker and Ken Russell, Karen Knorr’s portrayal of Belgravia in 1979 and Charlie Phillips’s photographs of his local Notting Hill community.

© COURTESY OF BURBERRY / ALASDAIR MCLELLAN

The exhibition, which is displayed over three floors of Burberry’s new show venue Old Sessions House in Clerkenwell, also features Brian Griffin’s unconventional portraits of British businessmen and a presentation of work by photographer Alasdair McLellan, who Burberry recently announced as its latest creative collaborator.

© COURTESY OF BURBERRY / ALASDAIR MCLELLAN

‘Here We Are’ is curated by Christopher Bailey, President and Chief Creative Officer, Burberry, and Lucy Kumara Moore, writer, curator and Director of Claire de Rouen, and co-curated by Alasdair McLellan.

© COURTESY OF BURBERRY / ALASDAIR MCLELLAN

The exhibition is open from 18 September–1 October 2017 at Old Sessions House, 22 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1. Entrance is free. For more information visit the Burberry website.

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