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The Rape of Africa Exhibition

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David Lachapelle‘s work was first  exhibited in 2008, now he has made a return to Robilant and Voena with another of his fine art shows. Having become a household name for his work in fashion photography, video and editorial work, Lachapelle’s focus on fine art has seen him produce several acclaimed pieces.

The Rape of Africa exhibition London event takes place at;

Robilant and Voena

27 April 2010 – 25 May 2010

..with the very first showing of David Lachapelle’s amazing photo. Based on the iconic Botticelli painting of Venus and Mars, this stunning piece is sure to be the talk of the artworld while it is on display in London.

Alongside the main photo, art fans will be treated to other works also inspired by models from art history and contemporary celebrity culture. Preparatory drawings by David Lachapelle are also included in the Rape of Africa exhibition, which highlight the skill and insight needed to construct such a complex image.

The event is set to be open to the general public

Time: Monday – Friday (10am – 6pm) each day from the 27th of April – 25th of May 2010.

Restrictions: No age restrictions

Venue: Robilant and Voena

1st floor, 38 Dover Street,

London, W1S 4NL

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