Winter newsletter 2013

Dear friends

We hope you’ve all had a great 2013.  We have had an exciting year with some fantastic art fairs and exhibitions and we’re looking forward to 2014.

Our news

Our show space at 66 Great Suffolk Street in Southwark is now available for by appointment visits.  We will be holding a series of evening artist’s talks in the space during 2014.  We’re situated only a short walk from Tate Modern with the bustling Borough Market just down the road and a great new Gordon Ramsay restaurant opposite.
We are exhibiting at the following art fairs in early 2014
AAF Brussels                 7 – 10 February 2014
AAF Battersea Park        13 – 16 March 2014
AAF New York                        3 – 6  April 2014
AAF Hampstead Heath     12 – 15 June 2014
We will send further emails as tickets become available.
Capital Culture Tours  We plan to launch our first photography holidays next year accompanied by some of our photographers and artists.  Our first trip will be to Cuba with photographer James Sparshatt (a Latin American aficionado!) and the award winning photographer Barry Cawston.  The tours will be fascinating and fun adventures for the budding photographer… More information to follow.
Capital Culture co-founder Ken Climie successfully opened Exposed gallery his new 600 sqm art space in Moscow this year combining art, design, music and culture.

Artist News

Barry Cawston continues to win awards and plaudits for his work.  We wait in anticipation for his new forest inspired images and a planned winter sojourn on Skye…

Monica Denevan is currently in China on an extended trip to create more of her beautiful photographs.  She has recently featured in Lens Culture magazine with a 10 page article about her work.

David Zimmerman is living and working in Dharamsala to continue his project with exiled Tibetan communities.

A series of Rachael Dalzell‘s ink drawings are now hanging in the US Embassy in Dublin, an exhibition is planned for Spring next year at no Format gallery, Greenwich.

Ernesto Fernandez Zalacain has recently had a major solo show in his hometown, Havana.  His photographic installations are an exciting new addition to our collection of work.

John Kenny has had a busy year, his exhibition at the Africa Centre in Covent Garden was followed by the launch of his book Facing Africa during the Parcours des Mondes tribal art fair in Paris.

James Sparshatt has been involved in several exhibitions this year, most recently a platinum print group exhibition with Lee Miller, Frank Horvat, Alvin Langdon Coburn, John Swannell, Gered Mankowitz, Lynda McCartney and Terry O’Neill.  He is returning to Cuba in January.

Gabrielle Pool is dividing her time between New York and Sydney.  We are looking forward to receiving some new ink drawings in the new year.


Books

We have two books available as nice Christmas stocking fillers…

Cuba Land of Spirit   by James Sparshatt
144 pages of beautiful black and white images capturing the pride and passion of Cuba’s people.
£20  plus p&p.

Facing Africa.     by John Kenny
45 of John’s most popular black and white portraits from Africa.


Collectors edition book and print

A limited edition book and print combination.  Each book is signed and numbered and presented in a slipcase, it is accompanied  by a 16″ x 12″ C-type print of Chow.  This is in an edition of 100 and is priced at £250.00.

Signed book            £35 plus p&p.
Unsigned book       £30 plus p&p.

Please contact info@capitalculture.eu if you are interested in either books.

Have a very Happy Christmas and a fantastic New Year!

All of our best,

James and Rachael