Bailey’s Icons “Exhibition”
This week i am proud to announce that quite useless will be curating an exhibition of David Baileys Photography in Tokyo on march 25th.
(The featured image is not a new one we are keeping the new images under lock and key until the event.)
Please stay tuned for more and see below for more information;
Next year on March 25th 2017 David Bailey is set to exhibit in Tokyo for the first time featuring never before seen portraits of some of the world’s most iconic names and faces.
With a career spanning over 5 decades having photographed the biggest icons in Fashion Music and Film David Bailey is one of the world’s most distinguished photographers.
Following Bailey’s critically acclaimed exhibition “Stardust” at the National Portrait Gallery. Showcasing in Japan Bailey will exhibit many unexpected gems within this collection of unseen photographs.
Curated by Bailey’s youngest son, Sascha Bailey director of the Quite Useless ltd. The show will feature icons such as Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Jack Nicholson and prolific Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki.
This being Bailey’s first photography exhibition in Japan he wanted to make sure he brings something new and unique for this first show – ‘we are thrilled to be curating this exhibition of one of the world’s most prolific artists” – quite useless
Bailey will also be presenting some never before seen images of late pop legend and icon David Bowie, which were overlooked until this point.
– “i am very pleased to be showing my work in japan” – David Bailey
Bailey has worked with almost every iconic figure of the last 50 years and changed the face of fashion and popular culture forever.
Bailey’s Icons will be running from 25th of March – 10th of May 2017 at the Paul Smith’s show space at the top floor of the paul smith space shop in Tokyo