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Roger Kasparian – ‘The Sixties’

The area of Mayfair, besides London’s amazing Royal Academy of Art, did not have a great appeal on my drive for cultural exploration such as the East End – until now. Within the classy Piccadilly arcades, amidst old-established trades of hats, ties and suits, sit the SNAP galleries. Since moving to Central London three years ago, the gallery acquired renown as a specialist for iconic rock n’ roll photography and caught my attention with their latest exhibition ‘Roger Kasparian – The Sixties’. As an admirer of analogue photography, I simply could not miss out this small selection of rare camera work, which has never been exhibited before and impressively conveys the lifestyle of the 1960s. In the late 60s, Paris has become a magnet for aspiring musicians, actors and writers hence the young photographer Roger Kasparian was fortunate enough to document the footsteps of the world’s creative generation in the French capital. His single portraits, which capture icons like Serge Gainsbourg, Marianne Faithful or Françoise Hardy, succeed in breaking a false façade of fame and …