Art & Music – ‘Rhythm’ at Imitate Modern

In the words of famed contemporary Broadway composer, William Finn, ‘You gotta have heart and music.’ Take out the ‘h’ and the ‘e’ to make ‘art and music’ and I’d argue the phrase still strongly applies. It seems as though the curating team at Imitate Modern would agree as they present Rhythm, a multidisciplinary exhibition opening 31st May at their Piccadilly space.

Cody Choi, Self Portrait.jpg
Cody Choi, Self Portrait

The show pays homage to the arts in a wider sense with an exciting collection of works featuring musical icons Prince, Bowie, Elvis and Michael Jackson. But aside from portraying real life music artists, the work on view also celebrates the wider purpose of music and rhythm in our lives, reminding us of its’ vitality, universality and great importance.

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Taschen Gallery’s Got The Moves Like Jagger

Driving down Beverly Boulevard in LA, it’s impossible to miss Taschen Books new gallery, its’ crisp white facade beaming in California’s signature January sun and giant neon pink block letters advertising their latest (and first!) rocking show, It’s Just a Shot Away: The Rolling Stones in Photographs. 

Interior Taschen Gallery

The other outside wall of the space reads “David Bailey” in the same unmissable colour, so needless to say, there was no way I was missing this show.

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