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By Harry, Apr 12 2017 09:04AM

Although this is not the usual kind of post you will find on artbleat, photography is an art form and it's London-centric. Oh! .. and Kings Davis is a good friend, so I'm giving One Hundred Nights At The 100 Club a big shout.

The book itself is currently in crowdfunding stage, you can have a look at the Kickstarter HERE.

Kings Davis and Darren Russell have been shooting bands and performers at the legendary 100 Club in London's Oxford street for the last however many years and have between them amassed a library spanning four decades.

Lee Scratch Perry by Kings Davis
Lee Scratch Perry by Kings Davis

The pair have teamed up with Stephen Dowling, a music writer and Neil Pond a publishing project manager to create a photographic document of 100 of their favourite nights at the club. Alongside the previously unseen images the book will also include interviews with many of the featured acts, audience members, 100 Club staff and Roger, Richard and Jeff Horton, who between them have been running the club since the mid-1960s.

Joe Strummer by Darren Russell
Joe Strummer by Darren Russell

You can help get this project over the finish line by heading to the Kickstarter page where you can pre-order the book with various reward extras plus get in early on the very limited signed prints on offer.

If you happen to be in London on Thursday 13th April then can see the images and a mock-up of the book and meet the team behind it at a pop up event in Soho.

The event is on from 5pm - 9pm at 21 Berwick Street, London W1F 0PZ

100 Nights Facebook Page HERE

100 nights Kickstarter HERE

You can find Darren Russell HERE

You can find Kings Davis HERE



By Harry, Mar 14 2017 11:33AM

Update 15/03: Sold out, all gone, None left.

American street art legend Shepard Fairey has some very nice wallpaper prints dropping on Obey Giant around 5pm (UK) March 14th.

Floral Takeover 2017 is available in 4 various colourways $45 each, even with the pricy shipping on top these are still worth a look as Shepard does not release enough of his pattern prints. Just be quick as these will go like a shot.

By Harry, Jan 28 2017 08:07PM

Ben Oakley Gallery will be holding their annual charity event on Sunday 29th January.

This year, like the last couple, artists have been given a Phing to decorate, beautify or basterdise as they see fit.

The Phings will be open to silent bids all day on Sunday at the Ben Oakley Gallery in Greenwich, South London.

By Harry, Jan 27 2017 06:24PM

The Toasters have just released an edition of 70 signed and numbered embroidered patches, each 7.5cm diameter patch comes mounted on a square of denim and will only set you back £25, which includes world wide delivery.

By Harry, Jan 24 2017 02:59PM

London's Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen will host the return of The Vending Machine Art Gallery Show this January, an exhibition and affordable art project focused on bringing art out of traditional gallery spaces and making it more accessible. The title of the show speaks for itself , yes the art is dispatched from a vending machine.

Over 35 artists are taking part in this year's event including 2016 secret walls winner Hatch, Graffiti legend CROK and the "everywhere you look" Anna Laurini.

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