I was overwhelmed to be invited by Gucci to produce a series of portraits inspired by the work of Alessandro Michele. This collection was the subject of an exhibition at the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, alongside the work of Rachel Feinstein, Jenny Holzer, Glen Luchford, Nigel Shafran and others
BOF/ 2015 Cover of the BoF 500 ‘Reinvention’ Special Print Edition
This was from an interview I did with the New York Times
So excited to receive a call from the wonderful Nick Knight whose beautiful work I have long admired. I have since worked with Nick and his lovely SHOWstudio team on a number of projects. It is always a pleasure…
At first we didn’t know who Unskilled Worker was but upon some research we found out she is Helen Downie who is a self taught artist. She does the most gorgeous paintings. Her portraiture is often naive in execution but has a depth and engaging sense to it.