London Burning: Portraits from a Creative City evokes the city through the seasons, investigating its ever-spinning creative solar system through nearly seven hundred specially commissioned photographs. The urban scene is thus brought alive through the eyes, ears and even the noses of residents at its creative core, with hoteliers, rappers, ballerinas, restaurateurs and fashionistas enlivening the mix. Unlocking secret passions and embracing a range of lifestyles from the most outrageous to the most parochial, London Burningcelebrates the feast of creativity being cooked by the people making tomorrow’s news.
‘Some of the capital’s cultural trailblazers reveal how they and their city have influenced each other’ – Independent
‘A colourful book celebrating all that’s great about the capital’ - tatler.com
‘A snapshot of the state of fashion, art, cinema, theatre, music, architecture and technology’ – wwd.com
‘Document[s] the most important players in the cultural life of the city’ – artnet.com
Published: 2015 Language: English Format: Hardback, 32 x 27 cm Pages: 600pp Illustrations: With more than 675 photographs Editor: Hossein Amirsadeghi Executive Editor: Maryam Eisler Photographers: Robin Friend, Andrea Hamilton, Kate Martin Essayist: Gregor Muir