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Go Figure: New Fashion Illustration

A must see exhibition for fashion illustration aficionados. Featuring some names you may well recognise!

Fri 11th May 2012, 10:00am – Sat 14th July 2012, 06:00pm

Fashion Space Gallery, London College of Fashion, 20 John Princes Street, W1G 0BJ

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Fashion

Go Figure Exhibition
From 11th May to 14th July aficionados of fashion illustration are in for a treat! The Fashion Space Gallery at the London College of Fashion is playing host to an exhibition which celebrates the very best of new fashion illustration - and featuring none other than our very own Lesley Barnes (who got bitten by the fashion illustration bug when she entered her contribution for my book, Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration) and Cristian Grossi, who has more recently contributed some images to my pages.

christopherraeburn_lesleybarnes
This fab image of ethical designer Christopher Raeburn by Lesley Barnes was created for my book and features in the exhibition.

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Insekta by Cristian Grossi.

Hanna Muller
Illustration by Hanna Muller.

Eugenia Alejos
Illustration by Eugenia Alejos.

The 60 works from 13 international fashion illustrators were chosen because of their attention to detail, craftsmanship and execution, demonstrated through traditional and innovative approaches to materials and process, and the result is an exhibition which celebrates a diversity of style and media in this increasingly important discipline.

JARNO KETTUNEN (BOUDICCA)
Boudicca by Jarno Kettunen.

Artaksiniya
Illustration by Artaksiniya.

LauraLaine-MaisonMartinMargiela-IT Series
Maison Martin Margiela by Laura Laine.

Go Figure is curated by Ligaya Salazar, Curator of Contemporary Programmes at the V&A and Polona Dolžan, independent curator. For more information see the Fashion Space Gallery website.

Read our interview with Ligaya Salazar here. Buy Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration here.

Opening Hours
Monday–Friday: 10am–6pm, Saturday: 10am–4pm, Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed, Admission: Free