Beauty Buzz | Nailphilia: London’s First Nail Art Exhibit

Nailphilia: Sophie Harris

Greenslade by Sophie Harris

Nail art has caught the attention of the art world. DegreeArt.com is hosting London’s first ever nail art exhibit, Nailphilia from September 1 – 26th, 2011. The showcase will include multiple mediums including photography, installation, books and film and feature works by London’s best nail techs, such as Marian Newman, Sophy Robson, Sam Biddle, Mike Pocock, Megumi Mizuno, Antony Buckley, Jenny Longworth and Sue Marsh, alongside collaborations from Minx, Cheap Monday’s nail jewelry, and Laruicci (best known for their gold claws highlighted in the Beyonce ‘Run the World’ music video). “We wanted to celebrate the often overlooked art form that is nail and put together an exhibition that has never been done before,” explained Isobel Beauchamp, Director of DegreeArt.com.

Exhibition Runs: September 1-26, 2011
Location: DegreeArt.com’s Execution Room 12A Vyner St, London E29DG
Curated b: Ryan Lanii and DegreeArt.com
Sponsored by: Sweet Squared (CND & UK’s exclusive provider of Minx)
Media Sponsor: Scratch Magazine
Art Sponsor: DegreeArt.com

Nailed by Nick Knight

Nailed by Nick Knight http://showstudio.com/project/nailed

Nailphilia: Crystalized by Sophy Robson

Crystallized by Sophy Robson

Nailphilia: Sam Biddle

Snake Nails by Sam Biddle


Nailphilia: Sophie Hanson

Monochrome Rose by Sophie Hanson


Nailphilia: Sophy Robson

Untitled Paws by Sophy Robson

Nailphilia: Sophy Robson

Triggerfingers by Sophy Robson

Nailphilia: Sue Marsh

Corkscrew by Sue Marsh

Nailphilia: Scratch Magazine

100 Issues of Scratch Magazine


Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.