Baroness Magazine and private members club Vout-O-Reenee's invite you to study the male physique with life drawing classes.
The class will explore the male form in various shapes and postures and star the male model Marco Torri, featuring intimates and outfits from the archive of menswear label Lazo Schmidl.
The evening will be hosted and taught byVout-O-Reenee's and The Stash Gallery co-founder Sophie Parkin. Parkin is a writer, artist and art historian and the publisher of 9 books, including The Colony Room Club - A history of Bohemian Soho.
The class will be taught at Vout-O-Reenee's, located in the crypt of a Pugin church in East London, which has been transformed into a thirties-style salon by eight different artists including Keeler + Tornero, Morganico, Susan Dalgleish and Tony Common.
Tickets include one complimentary drink, art materials provided by Great Art and a complimentary copy of Baroness Magazine.
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Vout-O-Reenee's is a Members club for the surrealistically distinguished. They'll be waiting for you with a smile, occasionally a false moustache and the finest beer, wine and cocktails. Membership is by personal invitation only to appreciators of the special environment but do ask. The club is located in the crypt of a Pugin church in The English Martyrs Church near Tower Hill.
The Gerstaecker family has been suppliying art marterials for over 50 years. The company's initial customers were therapy centres that used art in all its forms to improve the quality of life for those with disabilities. Today, artists from every walk of life benefit from the Gerstaecker specialist ability to source and supply the finest art materials currently available.
Gerstaecker Verlag GmbH is based in Eitorf, a small town to the east of Bonn. Here, in a pretty valley formed by the river Sieg, the company has an ultra-modern 215,000 sq ft distribution centre. At its heart is a state-of-the-art warehouse where 40,000 different products are stocked ready for dispatch to artists all over Europe.
Based in Germany and Sweden, LAZOSCHMIDL works as an artists’ studio that unites the disciplines of fashion design and humanist arts. Each collection is developed from writing to drawing to garment. Their collections have been recognised for challenging norms and establishing new codes of dressing. Garments are produced in limited quantities, applying a couture mentality. Cropped, shrunken, hand-embellished – a collector’s collection.
LAZOSCHMIDL is founded by Josef Lazo and Andreas Schmidl. Their work has been featured in numerous international magazines such as 032c, HERO Magazine, L’Officiel Hommes, Interview Magazine and Vanity Teen.