22 February 2018

'Sixties Style: Shot by Duffy' Exhibition at Proud Central Gallery London

Proud Central Gallery, is currently exhibiting 'Sixties Style: Shot by Duffy ', until the 18th March 2018. The exhibition celebrates the bold appearances that defined London's colourful 'Swinging Sixties' era. 

Recognised for his exemplary collaborations with David Bowie, Brian Duffy photographs are an integral record of modern Britain, exploring the youth-driven cultural shift within art, music and fashion. The exhibition has a diverse collection of photographs, many unpublished since the 1960s, depicting fashion, editorials, celebrity portraiture and international advertising campaigns as Duffy captured the lifestyle trends in this pivotal decade. 

Jill Kennington On The Love of Queen Magazine, 1965. Photograph by Brian Duffy. Image courtesy of Pinterest

Fashion for Vogue, Florence, 1964

 Jean Shrimpton
A 1961 photograph by Duffy for Vogue, top, with the model Judy Dent on Westminster Bridge, in London. Photograph: Duffy/Getty Images . Image courtsey of The Guardian

Michael Caine by Brian Duffy, 1964. All pictures: © Duffy Archive. Image courtsey of The East Anglian Daily Times

Brian Duffy – E-Type Jag, 1960 (Left) / Queen Mag – Love, 1968 (Right). Image courtsey of Wide Walls

If you are feeling inspired by the swinging sixties, then why not head to Grays, where you will find an eclectic mix of 1960s pieces waiting to be discovered. 

Circa 1960s, Arts and Crafts EPNS Candlesticks with Cabochon Stones. Available at Jack Podlewski

1960s, 18ct White Gold Oval Amethyst Ring (Surrounded by a border of diamonds). Available from Spectrum

1960s Solid Silver Open Bangle Decorated with Barb Wire. Available from Spectrum

1960s Kristoff Art Deco Thermos Flask. Available from Jack Podlewski

Corum 1960s, 18ct Gold Watch and Diamond Encrusted Dial. Available from Nigel Norman

1960s, 14ct Gold Oriental Lady with Sapphire and Ruby stones, holding a bunch of flowers, with a pearl stone head piece.
Available from Spectrum

1966 Birmingham Silver Cigarette Box, with machine design to the top of the box. Available at Hallmark Antiques

1960s Silver Round Photo Locket with 1920s Photograph Inside. Available at Spectrum

1960s Anthony Altson Sterling Silver 3 Piece Cruet Set. Available from Jack Podlewski

1960s 18ct Ruby and Diamond Drivers Watch, with gold face and black numerials and hand. Available from Nigel Norman

1960s Sapphire, Diamond and Ruby 18ct White Gold Versatile Flip Ring. Available from Nigel Norman

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