01 November — 31 January 2019
To honour the centenary of women's suffrage, SHOWstudio present 100 Women. Curated by SHOWstudio’s Gallery Manager Bex Cassie, the exhibition is comprised of 100 fashion illustrations that celebrate women.
SHOWstudio Fashion Illustration Pop Up x CIFF
31 January — 02 February 2018
For the 2018 edition of The Copenhagen International Fashion Fair, CIFF's creative director, Kristian W. Andersen, invited founder and director of MACHINE-A Stavros Karelis to curate the CIFF Raven Projects Area.
Moving Kate Tokyo
30 June — 30 July 2017
The Mass gallery in Tokyo will present a SHOWstudio takeover between 30th June - 30th July. Featuring SHOWstudio's ‘Moving Kate’ exhibition, SHOWstudio 01 and a Nick Knight Roses Portfolio.
12 May — 23 May 2017
Fashion Flora presents an explorative look at the use of flowers as a motif in fashion throughout the decades, as seen by a selection of SHOWstudio's network of contemporary fashion illustrators. Depicted garments were hand-selected by Flora Starkey.
20 February — 21 April 2017
Kate Moss is one of SHOWstudio’s most prolific and valued contributors. Here, her many collaborations with Nick Knight and SHOWstudio are celebrated.
Drawing From the Archive
19 January — 19 March 2017
This exhibition explores SHOWstudio’s long history of championing and showcasing fashion illustration, exploring how the medium can translate across various different formats and can be produced using a variety of different techniques and technologies.
A Beautiful Darkness
29 November — 29 December 2015
Following on the success of SHOWstudio and Veuve Clicquot’s collaborative event, A Beautiful Darkness, which took place at the old Central Saint Martins building on Southampton Row in October 2015, SHOWstudio were pleased to present a focused version...
Contemporary Fashion Illustration Exhibition
30 June — 30 August 2015
SHOWstudio presents an exhibition of 150 contemporary fashion illustrations by 32 artists. As a key advocate of the discipline, we have gathered a community of the most exciting emerging and established illustrators.
Nick Knight & Alexander McQueen
19 March — 05 June 2015
SHOWstudio presents an exhibition of Nick Knight’s fine art prints. Curated by Carrie Scott to celebrate Knight's dynamic collaborations with Alexander McQueen, and to coincide with the opening of Savage Beauty at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
SHOWcabinet: Anj Smith
21 November — 30 December 2014
Anj Smith's paintings do not succumb to easy categorisation. A single golden hair painted minutely, is as likely to appear as a rock face hacked from crude impasto slabs.
SHOWcabinet: Noritaka Tatehana
10 September — 10 November 2014
Noritaka Tatehana is lauded as one of the most important shoe designers of our time. He mines Japan's vast cultural heritage to produce shoes that re-think the very notion of the 'high-heel'.
SHOWcabinet: Shaun Leane
10 August — 10 October 2014
SHOWstudio launched the first major exhibition dedicated to fine artisan jeweller Shaun Leane. The show offered an unprecedented opportunity to delve into the psyche of Britain's leading avant-garde jewellery house.
William S. Burroughs Portraits 1975-1995 by Kate Simon
20 May — 20 July 2014
SHOWstudio Shop hosted a solo exhibition of portraits of William S. Burroughs by Kate Simon to celebrate the occasion of his centenary. The exhibition marked the debut release of Simon’s 'Cibachrome Edition' portfolio.
SHOWcabinet: Maison Martin Margiela
01 February — 01 April 2014
Maison Martin Margiela's SHOWcabinet exhibition was centred around memory. It explored the pivotal role of scent in triggering reminiscence and featured Margiela's 'Replica' range of fragrances.
The Photography of Punk
08 November — 30 December 2013
For SHOWstudio's Punk exhibition, Nick Knight traced the images and objects which defined the punk aesthetic, and honed its legacy.
SHOWcabinet: Iris Van Herpen
20 May — 19 July 2013
Iris van Herpen's SHOWcabinet presented a world where time dissolves and disciplines intertwine. Van Herpen's collaborative approach to her couture has resulted in collections that defy categorisation.
02 March — 31 May 2013
The term 'prosthetic' is now attributed to the branch of surgery dedicated to replacing missing or defective limbs, but to the Ancient Greeks it was an altogether more assertive concept meaning 'to add', 'to advance' or 'to give power to'.
SHOWcabinet: Daphne Guinness
08 November — 30 December 2012
Described in equal measure as an artist, writer and muse, the Honourable Daphne Guinness used SHOWstudio's cabinet to present her own contemporary, romantic vision of the world.
Nick Knight: Flora
11 October — 21 December 2012
For the past three decades Nick Knight has defined the cultural vision of a generation. Consistently challenging conventional notions of beauty, Knight reinterpreted the boundaries of contemporary fashion photography.
21 June — 07 September 2012
SHOWstudio's exhibition 'Death' was centred around the Gao Brother's seminal work, 'The Execution of Christ.' A grandiose, life size, bronze sculpture, the piece is an appropriation of Manet's 'The Execution of Emperor Maximilian'.
22 March — 01 June 2012
It is a well known fact that the majority of images we consume are created by men, and too often feminism is an easy target for commodification in the wider context of contemporary culture. Titled provocatively - and philosophically - 'Selling Sex'...
In Your Face
01 December — 09 March 2012
"I think there are things that need to be changed about this world. And the first time I started be-coming excited by art it was the art of propaganda: the idea of photography with a message, photography that was saying something..."
08 September — 05 November 2011
SHOWstudio's exhibition, The Café, examined our enduring fascination with café coffee culture and cafe society in fine art, fashion and film.
Practice to Deceive: Smoke & Mirrors in Fashion, Fine Art and Film
14 April — 16 July 2011
The exhibition included major works by Francois and Bernard Baschet, William Claxton, Jenifer Corker, Oleg Dou, Brian Dowling, TR Er-icsson, Fernand Fonssagrives, Dan Graham, Ruth Hogben, Walter Hugo, Stephen Jones, William Klein, and more.