Louis Sidoli Neon art is featured in British GQ magazine about the David Bowie Tribute Exhibition launching today 22nd September at Fiat Chrysler Motor Village in central London.
Louis recently collaborated with the Duffy / David Bowie Archive to create a neon artwork based on one of the most iconic images in pop culture history. Brian Duffy was one of the world's top photographers in the 60's / 70's. He shot the album cover photos for several David Bowie albums including Aladdin Sane, Lodger and Scary Monsters. This piece will be on display at the Bowie Tribute Art Exhibition that starts in London on the 22nd September. Further Information:
'Aladdin Sane' photo: © Duffy Archive & The David Bowie Archive ™
22nd Sep - 4th Nov at Fiat Chrysler Motor Village Mayfair, 105 Wigmore Street, W1U 1QY - (Next to Selfridges) Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9.30 - 6.30 Sat 11.00 - 6.00 Entry: Free
A forthcoming David Bowie photography + art exhibition in central London will feature the largest collection of photographs and artwork ever assembled, by 30 different artists who knew or were inspired by Bowie. There will be several Louis Sidoli neon artworks on display, alongside other well known artists such as Rankin, Lincoln Townley and Guido Harari. Editor of GQ magazine Dylan Jones will also be launching his new book "David Bowie: A Life" at the exhibition on 28th September.
Two David Bowie Neon portraits are featured in the reception of "The Rabbit in the moon" restaurant at the National Football Museum in Manchester. The restaurant which occupies the 5th and 6th floors of the Urbis building, is owned by ex Manchester United footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, who have teamed up with Michelin starred chef Michael O Hare to create a "Space Age Asian" dining experience. The Bowie portraits were among several pieces snapped up by Gary Neville at the "Golden Years" exhibition in Manchester last November.
Some of the artwork from the "Pele: Art Life Football" exhibition originally presented at Halcyon Gallery in 2015, is going to be displayed at the National Football Museum in the Urbis Building, Manchester from Friday 19th May 2017 until 4th March 2018. The exhibition will also feature iconic Pele related items from the museum collection. The preview evening is on Thursday 18th May from 6.00pm - 10.00pm.
Louis Sidoli artwork was recently mentioned on the "Guess This House" programme on ITV. A collection of his 'Most Wanted' artworks are on display in an incredible £5m state of the art architect designed house, complete with a football pitch, swimming pool and helipad ! According to 'The Sun' Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is currently looking to buy the 14,000 SqFt house.
Louis recently met up with one of his favourite bands: The 1975 after seeing them kick off their UK tour with an epic show at the Manchester Arena, playing to a capacity 20,000 audience. Ross McDonald and Matt Healey are pictured with Louis at the after show party at "Jimmy's" Manchester in front of his David Bowie 1975 neon artwork.
Louis has recently partnering up with SEGA, to pay homage to gaming icon 'Sonic The Hedgehog' through a collection of fine art pieces celebrating the icon's 25th anniversary. The 'Sonic 25' collection will feature 3 original neon + aluminium artworks.
A VIP + press launch took place on December 1 at Castle Fine Art, South Molton Street, with the public exhibition opening the following day.
SONIC 25 PRESS LAUNCH:
Louis made an appearance on the BBC Adrain Goldberg Morning Show today to discuss the breaking news of Donald Trump as President Elect and his recent neon artwork portraying the two presidential candidates.
Louis will be shining his satirical neon lights on the USA presidential candidates, by unveiling two 'deplorable' political portraits of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on election day 2016 (Tuesday 8th November) at Castle Fine Art flagship store at the Mailbox, Birmingham:
The David Bowie: Golden Years neon exhibition will be opening in Manchester on Thursday 17th November and run until the 27th November.
Exhibition Location: Castle Fine Art, 12-14 King Street, Manchester, M2 6AG.
Exhibition open to public: Thursday 17th- Sunday 27th November 2016.
Gallery Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.
VIP Launch event: Thursday 17th November 5-8PM
The David Bowie "Golden Years" neon exhibition has been attracting press attention from countries outside the UK:
"The neon portraits that every art lover would kill to have> They perfectly reflect Bowie’s relentless, attractive and artistic personality." (Bone Magazine)
Bowie Neon #Goldenyears exhibition has been selected to feature in Yatzer - the curated on-line destination for all things that stand for beauty, craftsmanship and sophistication.