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Nick Knight

Fashion photographer Nick Knight joins Jo to talk about his Roses from my Garden exhibition.

Fashion photographer Nick Knight joins Jo to talk about his Roses from my Garden exhibition, which is in the Coach House gallery at Waddesdon until October. This exhibition of his large-scale, painterly photographs displays the rose as an enduring symbol of beauty.

Nick Knight's ‘Roses from my Garden’ series is inspired by the work of 16th and 17th century still life painters like Jan Brueghel the Elder and Jan van Huysum, but these large-scale works could not be more contemporary, dramatising the timelessness of nature.

Nick Knight cuts selected roses straight from his garden and arranges them specifically, using only daylight to illuminate his subject. Photographed on an iPhone, the digital images are enlarged and filtered through software that uses artificial intelligence to infill the space between pixels. What appears at first glance to be a historical approach to flower photography is actually at the very cutting edge of imaging technology.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Wed 29 Jul 2020 19:00

Music Played

  • The Specials

    A Message To You, Rudy (feat. Rico Rodriguez)

    • Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various).
    • EMI.
  • Jessie Ware

    What's Your Pleasure?

    • What's Your Pleasure?.
    • Virgin.
  • U2

    Sweetest Thing

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Bright Light Bright Light

    I Used To Be Cool (Yskwn! Throwback Mix)

    • I Used to Be Cool.
    • YSKWN!.
    • 3.
  • Taylor Swift


    • folklore.
    • TS/Republic.
  • Marvin Gaye

    How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)

    • The Very Best Of Marvin Gaye.
    • Motown.
  • James Bay

    Chew On My Heart

    • (CD Single).
    • Universal Records.
  • Lady Gaga

    Born This Way

    • (CD Single).
    • Interscope.
    • 11.
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

    Where the Wild Roses Grow (feat. Kylie Minogue)

    • Glorious (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Waiting for Smith

    Lines Of Love

  • The Aces


  • The La’s

    There She Goes

    • Love - 38 All Time Love Classics.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Snow Patrol

    Chasing Cars

    • (CD Single).
    • Fiction.
  • Betty Harris

    Ride Your Pony

    • Sansu.
  • Gizmo Varillas

    Born Again

    • Muisca Records.
  • Destiny’s Child


    • Now 49 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Anna Straker

    London Knows

    • Never Fade Records.
  • The Stone Roses


    • (CD Single).
    • Silvertone.
    • 8.
  • The Avalanches, Jamie xx & Neneh Cherry

    Wherever You Go


    no song without you

  • Lucy Rose

    Floral Dresses (feat. The Staves)

    • Something's Changing.
    • Communion Group.
    • 4.
  • Bob Dylan

    Subterranean Homesick Blues

    • Bob Dylan - Greatest Hits.
    • Columbia.


  • Wed 29 Jul 2020 19:00