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New in the Shop: Contemporary French Poetry from 1912

In Antiques, Books on March 31, 2012 at 7:27 pm

Today I priced our new selection of rare books, including this gorgeous hardback edition of Contemporary French Poets published in 1912.   Including poets Arthur Rimbaud and Albert Samain.

“I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.”
-Arthur Rimbaud


Contemporary French Poets Rimbaud etc Walter Scott publishing 1912

Derek Ridgers: Un/Seen

In Art on March 29, 2012 at 11:27 pm

Private view of ‘Unseen’ by leading photographer Derek Ridgers

Compiling classic portraits from the career of famed photographer Derek Ridgers, ‘Un/Seen’ captures the unique quality each and every subject matter exudes. From a young Nick Cave to a classic Iggy Pop stage shot, Ridgers has been one of the leading photographers documenting the music and club/street culture over the last thirty-five years.

‘Un/Seen’ pulls together 30 definitive photos from The Derek Ridgers archive and is a mixture of portrait, bands, documentary and live shots. Featuring photos of Mick Jagger, Morrissey, The Cramps, David Lynch, JG Ballard, Keith Richards, Leigh Bowery and Tom Waits.

Derek Ridgers is an established and well-known English photographer. He has worked for such newspapers and magazines like NME, The Face, The Independent, The Sunday Telegraph, Time Out and Loaded. His photography was included in Tate Britain’s first photography show, and shown at the V & A, National Portrait Gallery, Proud Gallery and most recently, his iconic shot of Keith Richards was included in The Sunday Times 50th Anniversary Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea.

Derek Ridgers: Un/Seen runs at The Society Club until the end of May.   Pictures – SIGNED & framed run from £95-£550

The Cult Shop. Us!

In Chatter on March 27, 2012 at 9:20 pm

We’re very humbled to be included in FT’s fab How to Spend It – and even more charmed by the fact we’re listed in The Cult Shop section.   Thank you everyone for all of your generous and kind support.


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