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Mark Lebon

Mark Lebon is an artist and photographer, he currently teaches fashion photography at the London College of Fashion.

He was a key contributor to the 'Buffalo' movement which embraced multi - cultural 1980s London and began to depict this diversity in fashion photography. 

He studied at West Sussex College of Art and Design and North East London Polytechnic and started his career working for magazines such as i-D and The Face. Since then his clients have included Rifat Ozbek, Katherine Hamnet, John Galliano, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Vivienne Westwood.

Mark Lebon also runs Crunch Productions, working in fashion, advertising, broadcasting, and music promotion.

Click here to visit Mark Lebon's photo blog on DoBeDo.

 

Mark Lebon
Artist’s Talk: Mark Lebon at ICA London
22/05/2015
Events

DoBeDo contributor Mark Lebon is in conversation with artist and writer Neal Brown, discussing his work and early publishing projects as a part of Room&Book Art Book Fair at ICA London.

There will also be a film screening, Q&A and affordable art sale/participatory performance piece after the talk. Click here to buy a ticket.

TITLE: Artist’s Talk: Mark Lebon
DATE: 23 May 2015, 2.30pm
LOCATION: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH

GRAND DOOR OPENING EXHIBITION FEATURING DAVE BABY BY MARK LEBON
10/09/2013
Exhibition
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DoBeDo contributor Mark Lebon is celebrating the reopening of his rebuilt studio with a Grand Door Opening Party exhibiting the work of his long-time friend and collaborator, artist Dave Baby.

Mark has collected Dave Baby’s work since they first met 30 years ago. “Dave has always been a big influence on my aesthetic. Dave carved my front door and the studio,  formally know as ‘Crunch’ was re-christened ‘The Good Temple for Truth’ to which i added ‘…Love, Lust, Life and Lies’ “.

For this exhibition DaveBaby will be showing a selection of 13 ’artists proof’ etchings. Its also an open door to the studio, where you will see other work by DaveBaby including the ‘Fanny Font’ sculpture which is built into the architecture of the new space.

TITLE: The Good Temple for Truth Love Lust Life and Lies
DATE: Privite view Friday 13th Sep 6-9pm, show closes on 23rd Sep
LOCATION: 62A Wakeman Road, London NW10 5DG

ICA Off-site: A Journey Through London’s Subculture: 1980’s to Now
23/08/2013
Exhibition
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This exhibition takes a closer look at the link between artistic and creative endeavour in London from the early 1980s through to the emerging talent of 2013, proposing a single thread of creativity that can be traced back over the past thirty years. 

Featuring the work of father and son DoBeDo contributors Mark and Tyrone Lebon, the project is formed around 50 custom-made vitrines, each curated by artists or proponents of a particular creative scene, showcasing material ranging from flyers, books, photographs, drawings and other paraphernalia.

 

TITLE: A Journey Through London’s Subculture: 1980’s to Now
DATE: 13 September – 20 October 2013, every day 12pm – 6pm
LOCATION: The Old Selfridges Hotel, 1 Orchard Street, London W1H 6JS

www.ica.org.uk

DoBeDo TSHIRT #005 BY MARK LEBON £35
10/10/2012
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Tshirt #005 of the exclusive ‘DoBeDo Photographer Series’ is by London based photographer, Mark Lebon.

Lebon established his reputation throughout the 80s and 90s working together with stylists Ray Petri and Judy Blame, creating fashion imagery that was highly influential and lead the way for the new wave of ‘grunge’ that emerged in the late 90s. Cited by David Sims as his greatest photographic influence, Lebon is currently working on his archive and teaching photography at the London College of Fashion.

SOLD OUT

‘MARK AND JUDY: RAG TRADE’ BY JOE RIDOUT
16/06/2012
Film

Filmed during the recent photo shoot for i-D Magazine, this short film by Joe Ridout gives an insight into the 30+ year collaborative relationship between photographer Mark Lebon and stylist Judy Blame.

TITLE: Mark and Judy
DATE: June 2012
DURATION: 6 mins 35 secs.