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Charlie Le Mindu Exhibition

In Day to Day on February 11, 2011 at 12:22 pm


Charlie Le Mindu knows how to get attention. Hitting the front pages of nearly every tabloid with his SS11 collection, his use of totally nude models was both outlandish and provocative. Counting Lady Gaga, Pam Hogg and Carrie Mundane among clients, his hairpieces and styling are infamous in the fashion world. This exhibition celebrates his haute coiffure career and unwavering ability to shock and weave. Runs until February 24 2011. 

Waterline – Cruising Photography 1925-70

In Day to Day, Day to Day on February 7, 2011 at 6:33 pm

Waterline – Cruising Photography 1925-70

Cruising the seas of the world became a pleasurable pastime for many after the First World War; mysterious, luxurious and decadent, it was a rich pursuit full of discovery. The Waterline exhibition at the National Maritime Museum fuses together beautiful photography with British nautical history, showing the finest images from the Maritime Photo Service collection. The company, founded by photographer Gilbert Morgan Morris in the 1920s was the first of its kind, offering a photo service at sea where images were developed on board. It vividly evokes the atmosphere of the period, and alongside candid shots of the glamorous social life on board, it presents fascinating images of the exotic locations and foreign climes visited by the liners.  With inspiration from all over the world, it is a worthwhile visit.