London - Exhibition

Sam McKnight: Hair

Somerset House

02 Nov 2016 — 12 Mar 2017

A major exhibition celebrates Sam McKnight‘s remarkable 40-year career at Somerset House“Hair by Sam McKnight” is the first attempt to contextualise the cultural significance of hair and the role of the session stylist within fashion. Instrumental in helping to create some of the most famous and iconic styles, McKnight’s work traces a vast array of movements and hairstyles. Cataloguing the transformative nature of hair within the image, he has also worked on countless fashion editorial shoots, advertising campaigns and catwalk shows with supermodels Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell, and with international fashion designers such as Chanel and Vivienne Westwood.

 

  • Sam McKnight, Hair by Sam McKnight Catalogue, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Somerset House, Photo Credits: Gareth PowellSam McKnight, Hair by Sam McKnight Catalogue, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Somerset House, Photo Credits: Gareth Powell

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OPENING:
tue, wed, thu, fri 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm; sat 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon, sun

ADMISSION:
£15, £12 reduced

ESTABLISHED:
2000

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Strand London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom