Walter Hugo Opening Party at Paul Smith No. 9 Albemarle Street

In celebration of Frieze Art Fair and the opening of Walter Hugo's exhibition 'We Are An Island', yesterday evening Paul Smith hosted an intimate cocktail party in his recently reopened Mayfair shop.

The first exhibition to be held in the basement gallery space of the newly extended Paul Smith shop at No. 9 Albemarle Street, 'We Are An Island' brings together two major series of works by young, London-based artist Walter Hugo.
 
At the event guests including journalists Tony Chambers, Ashley Heath and Caroline Issa joined distinguished members of the art world and many of Walter's own peers. In addition, several of the subjects of the artist's 'Reflecting the Bright Lights' portrait series–on display at No. 9 Albemarle Street currently–also attended, playwright Polly Stenham, set designer Gary Card and fashion designer Fred Butler, to name just a few.
 
'We Are An Island' is open from Wednesday 16th October to Sunday 10th November, read all about it here.

Posted on 16th October 2013