Steven Szymanski

Rolling Stones Exhibitionism Exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

Taking over the entire two floors of the Saatchi Gallery in London with 9 thematic galleries, Exhibitionism is the first international exhibition on The Rolling Stones and combines over 500 original Stones’ artefacts, with striking cinematic and interactive technologies offering the most comprehensive and immersive insight into the band’s fascinating fifty-year history.

From never before seen dressing room and backstage paraphernalia to rare instruments; original stage designs, iconic costumes, rare audio tracks and video footage; personal diaries; poster and album cover artwork; and unique wraparound cinematic experiences that celebrate every aspect of their careers. Centre stage is the musical heritage that took them from a London blues band in the early 1960s to inspirational cultural icons.

Saatchi Gallery_Rolling Stones Exhibitionism Poster. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.
Saatchi Gallery – Rolling Stones Exhibitionism Poster. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.

The Rolling Stones have shaped popular culture, often in their own image, and this exhibition will offer a unique perspective that only the band’s own archive can provide. Collaborations and work by a vast array of artists, designers, musicians and writers will be included – from Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey, Alexander McQueen, and Ossie Clark to Tom Stoppard and Martin Scorsese.

The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London will be promoted and presented by Australian company iEC (International Entertainment Consulting) with the full participation of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood from 5 April – 4 September 2016.

Saatchi Gallery - Rolling Stones Exhibitionism - Tongue & Lip Design Logo Sculpture. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.
Saatchi Gallery – Rolling Stones Exhibitionism Poster – Tongue & Lip Logo Sculpture. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.

Saatchi Gallery - Rolling Stones Exhibitionism - Tongue & Lip Design Logo Sculpture. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey. Saatchi Gallery – Rolling Stones Exhibitionism Poster – Tongue & Lip Logo Sculpture. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.

Steven Szymanski

As I was born and raised inside the M25, I suppose you can say I am a Londoner though I think of myself more as being from Middlesex. However what is not in doubt is my continued enjoyment and fascination with our truly wonderful capital city. London still manages…

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