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Gallery: Paintings and Politics

published on 6 October 2016

Painting and Politics introduces projects by Nick Knight that challenge socially accepted ideas and the quintessential values of the notion of 'beauty'. Regarding fashion as an art form most deeply ingrained and most influential to everyday life, Nick Knight used his campaigns to deliver provocative messages upon social issues normally sidelined or seen as taboo, such as physical disability, discrimination, violence and death. Moreover, from the early nineties, a time when digital photo manipulation was still a rarity, he maximised the expressive potential of his images by working on the Quantel Paintbox* and other groundbreaking graphic devices at the time.

Painting and Politics introduces projects by Nick Knight that challenge socially accepted ideas and the quintessential values of the notion of 'beauty'. Regarding fashion as an art form most deeply ingrained and most influential to everyday life, Nick Knight used his campaigns to deliver provocative messages upon social issues normally sidelined or seen as taboo, such as physical disability, discrimination, violence and death. Moreover, from the early nineties, a time when digital photo manipulation was still a rarity, he maximised the expressive potential of his images by working on the Quantel Paintbox* and other groundbreaking graphic devices at the time.

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Gallery: Portraits

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Portraits presents a handful of Nick Knight's portraiture, many of which were commissioned by Terry Jones, editor of i-D magazine.
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Interview: Robin Muir on Baron Adolph de Meyer

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Nick Knight and Robin Muir discuss 'Dolores and the Crystal Ball' by Baron Adolph de Meyer, May 1919, in the Vogue 100 exhibition.
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Gallery: Designer Monographs

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Designer Monographs highlights Nick Knight's long-term collaborations with remarkable fashion designers such as Yohji Yamamoto, Martine Sitbon, and Jil Sander.
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