Tag: Glen Luchford
The Florentine house of Gucci has known many rebirths (and a notable death). Ever since Alessandro Michele was appointed creative director in January 2015, the latest renaissance needed someone to capture its newly magnetic essence. Enter Glen Luchford, the highly sought-after Brighton-born photographer-cum-Venice Beach hotelier, who was already shooting for The Face at age 19. His unique eye put the decisive stamp on Gucci’s successful new era and this happy marriage has carried on into Pre-Fall 2017 with a remarkable new campaign called ‘Soul Scene’, featuring an all-black cast of models and dancers.
Inspired by the work of the celebrated late photographer Malick Sidibé – whose black and white images of black culture, style and dance will remain forever iconic – and the 1960s Northern Soul movement as well as the “Made You Look” expo celebrating black dandyism and masculinity, Glen Luchford … Read More »
‘North’ is a Liverpool expo exploring the many ways Northern England has been framed in fashion, art and photography and how its vast and distinctive cultural history has influenced design and media. The show is curated by ShowStudio editor-at-large Lou Stoppard and senior lecturer Adam Murray, and opens Friday January 6th at the Open Eye Gallery.
The exhibition features early photography and original prints by greats like Nick Knight, David Sims, Glen Luchford, John Bulmer, Jamie Hawkesworth and of course Alasdair McLellan – whose touching images of working class Northern lads and girls like Agyness Deyn are each like poems to the region.
The first thing you see when approaching the expo space are six striking columns, created by legendary Haçienda club architect Ben Kelly and Off-White’s Virgil Abloh - who has always been inspired by the sound and graphics of 80s Northern … Read More »