Acclaimed photographer Gavin Watson has a new show, Neville, opening at Studio55 in Soho, London this month.

Watson is best known for his witty, intimate documenting of skinhead culture; some of his most memorable work in this area was compiled in the book Skins And Punks, and you can detect his influence in the output of filmmaker Shane Meadows, one of his most vocal admirers. Last year saw the release of Raving ’89, a similarly compelling collection of snaps capturing the UK acid house explosion at its most innocent and intense.

The new exhibition finds Watson playing explicit homage to his brother Neville, a writer and musician who has recently been releasing top-notch house records on Clone. Neville has been a favoured subject of Gavin’s portraits since they were both teenagers, and over the years he has acted as a prism through which the photographer has examined the changing face of British fashion and street culture.

To celebrate the exhibition, which launches at 6.30pm at 10a Newburgh St on Thursday 4 November, 55DSL have produced a limited edition T-shirt featuring one of Gavin’s iconic photos.

More info here.



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