Mark Powell

Hang-Up Special 2013 - The Year In Images

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Approaching the end of 2013, there is hardly a better way to celebrate it, than to give you an eloquent and visually captivating narrative of the personalities, sentiments, mechanisms and styles behind the Hang-Up family. All the images below tell a different story and give insights to some of the most compelling, perplexing, exciting and happy moments for us in 2013...

The Art Attack of Vermilion Hook

Jason Holmes | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It makes sense to exhibit this kind of art in one of Soho's more rebellious corners. The space chosen by Vermilion Hook lies beneath Marshall Street in the basement salon belonging to designer and tailor, Mark Powell.

In Conversation - Hang- Up Director Ben Cotton and Moniker's Frankie Shea Share Their Passion for Art

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

With London Art Week now in full swing, we meet up with Hang-Up Director Ben Cotton and Moniker's Frankie Shea ahead of Moniker Art Fair 2013's openin...

Meet Moniker Art Fair 2013 Artists from Hang-Up

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Meet Lauren Baker, Joe Webb, Mark Powell and Magnus Gjoen: the four talented artists that Hang-Up Gallery will be taking to Moniker Art Fair 2013. The...

Mark Powell 'Drawing on History' Private View Launch

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK
Ben J. Cotton

The evening of Friday July 26 saw the launch party of the long awaited solo show 'Drawing on History' by biro artist Mark Powell at the Hang-Up Gal...

Meet the Artist: Mark Powell

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Mark Powell uses nothing but a simple Bic Biro ballpoint pen to create incredibly detailed portraits of the elderly. His chosen canvases are antique documents dating from 1763 onwards.

My Tribute to Soho's Bespoke Tailors With Phil Daniels (Song and Video)

Tim Arnold | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tim Arnold

These cats are hardcore stylists, but their roots are, like all the best tailors, in Savile Row. The difference is that they've all become rock stars by moving their trade to Soho. And it's right that Soho is the place where they have made their mark, because Soho is the world that encourages 'preservation of the individual'.

Joe Webb 'Pulp Friction' Private View Launch at Hang-Up Gallery

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

The evening of Friday 7 June saw the launch party of the long awaited solo show Pulp Friction by collage artist Joe Webb at the Hang-Up Gallery in ...

The Shoe That Fits, At a Pinch

Jason Holmes | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

This is the rule of thumb: you can leave the house in your pyjamas if your footwear is good enough. It's not something that should be recommended, but it's entirely possible if your choice of shoe is of a certain quality. Admittedly, the shoes in question will set you back several hundred pounds, but they will last and, more importantly, turn heads.

Mark Powell: It's All in the Footwork

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

The shop at 2 Marshall Street in Soho is something of an Aladdin's Cave, the headless mannequins in the window the sharpest-dressed sentries you'll fi...

Mark Powell: A Style Visionary

Jason Holmes | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

Mark Powell pushes back his hat and relaxes into his armchair, a pair of handsome new specs upon his nose. 'I'm still cutting edge, moving forward, and I've also got the back-up of a great history,' he tells me.