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Vogue 100: A Century of Style exclusive product range at the National Portrait Gallery


Vogue 100 book


It's probably already in the diary of lovers of vintage fashion and photography but the Vogue 100: A Century of Style exhibition opens at London's National Portrait Gallery this week – and with it comes a delectable range of products available to buy from their shop. 

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Hubert Leslie range at the National Portrait Gallery


The National Portrait Gallery has produced a new range of products based around the work of Hubert Leslie. Though not a household name, Leslie is known for the cut-paper silhouettes he produced while working on Brighton Pier between the war. 

The product range includes notebooks, mugs and trays based on his striking silhouettes, There's also a couple of badges available featuring two of his most well-known portraits – Anita Loos and opera star Leo Sheffield. 

Prices start at £3 for the stick-it notes pictured. 

See the range online

Categories / Art and Photography, Music

Mick Jagger: Young in the 60s photo exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery


It's easy to forget he was ever young, but Mick Jagger was Young in the 60s – and that's the name of a new photography exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

The exhibition documents the singer's early rise and coincides with the British edition of the Arles publication Mick Jagger: The Photobook, being published by Thames and Hudson in May. It includes the first NPG image of Jagger, a Cecil Beaton shot taken in Morocco in 1967, as well as more recent acquisitions, include portraits of the singer by Gered Mankowitz, including one with his prized Aston Martin DB6, an image from the Rolling Stones’s first official photo shoot by Philip Townsend, a previously unexhibited colour photograph by Colin Jones (1967), Michael Cooper’s study of the Rolling Stones for the cover of their album Their Satanic Majesties Request (1967) and Michael Joseph’s decadent image of the group posing with a large menagerie of animals for the gatefold of the Beggar’s Banquet album (1968).

It runs from 3rd May – 27th November 2011 at the Bookshop Gallery, admisssion is free.

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Categories / Art and Photography, Books

Twiggy: A Life in Photographs


As well as the Beatles to Bowie exhibition, the National Portrait Gallery are also hosting a small display to celebrate Twiggy's sixtieth birthday. Published to accompany that display is Twiggy: A Life in Photographs, a book in which explores the multiple of iconic images taken of the model, ranging from the launch of her career in 1966 up to the present day. 

Over its 144pp, the book uses 100 illustrations to show some of her most famous and frequently reproduced shots alongside her own photos and memorabilia. Twiggy's own description of  the images and her relationship with the photographers sits alongside contributions by curators Terence Pepper and Robin Muir making it a must for all fans of the sixties and those fascinated by the modelling industry. 

The book is available to buy for £12.50 from Amazon