David Bailey’s landmark exhibition Bailey’s Stardust will be on show in Edinburgh at the Scottish National Gallery in summer 2015. Hundreds of photographs by Bailey, one of the world's most distinguished and distinctive photographers will be on show from July to October 2015. The Scottish showing of the Bailey exhibition has been generously sponsored by Baillie Gifford & Co. Bailey’s Stardust will be on show in Edinburgh 14 years after the lauded 2001 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art exhibition David Bailey: Birth of the Cool.
Bailey has made an outstanding contribution to photography and the visual arts, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. As well as new work, this landmark exhibition includes a wide variety of Bailey’s photographs from a career that has spanned more than half a century.
Bailey's Stardust is the largest exhibition of David Bailey’s portraits to be shown in the UK with over 300 portraits including works that depict Bailey's time in East Africa, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Delhi and the Naga Hills, as well as icons from the worlds of fashion and the arts, striking portraits of the Rolling Stones, Catherine Bailey and the East End of London.
Exhibition presented in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery, London
Image: David Bailey, Jack Nicholson, 1978 © David Bailey