The Pure Wonder a retrospective of work by British photographer Miles Aldridge opens today at Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles. The show features large-scale photographic prints of images made throughout Aldridge’s career. His work has appeared fashion magazine such as W, Numéro, The Face, Harpers Bazaar, Teen Vogue, Vogue Nippon and Vogue Italia as well as The New York Times Magazine, GQ, The New Yorker.
An earlier major exhibition of work, I Only Want You to Love Me, took place at Somerset House, London, in 2010.
Influenced by fashion photographer Richard Avedon and the psychedelic illustrations of his father, Alan Aldridge as well as filmmakers David Lynch and Federico Fellini, Aldridge is renown for his vivid ultra-real, highly stylised and glamorous images
Aldridge’s photographs are also included in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. “Miles sees a colour coordinated, graphically pure, hard-edged reality,” David Lynch says.
by Caroline Simpson
Miles Aldridge Exhibition, The Pure Wonder, Opens Thursday, September 10, 7-9pm
Fahey/Klein Gallery, 148 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles 90036
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