We are proud to stage compelling shows by legendary and emerging photographers who continue to capture the most iconic people, moments and trends defining Pop culture. We strive for our programme of photography exhibitions to be publicly, critically and commercially a success, but most importantly our passion is solely focused on bringing inspiration into your lifestyle.
We count with the largest collection of authenticated, hand signed, estate embossed, limited edition and vintage fine art prints. Established in 1998 Proud Galleries features London’s finest curated collection of photography by acclaimed cult visionaries of the sixties and seventies through to modern contemporary photographers. Our exhibitions delve into popular themes such as music, celebrity, fashion, film, art and reportage. Proud Galleries took the London photography scene by storm, and still holds one of the largest collections of music photographic prints for sale in Europe.
Proud Galleries features ground breaking exhibitions by acclaimed photographers such as Terry O’Neill, Norman Seeff, Duffy, David Stetson, Brian Aris, Adrian Boot, Markus Klinko, Chris Stein, Michael Joseph, Sir Brian May, Penny Smith, Bill Wyman and many more.
Proud Galleries regularly hosts artist talks, preview openings, book launches and signings, solo and group photography shows, corporate exhibitions, private events and also collaborates with art institutions, celebrities and international photography archives / Sign up to our newsletter here!
About proud galleries
The gallery has embarked on several wildly successful international photography exhibition tours in New York, Virginia, Amsterdam, Paris, Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Melbourne and is referred to as the 'hippest', 'coolest', 'most fun' and 'most relevant' photography gallery on a regular basis by newspapers as varied as the Sun and Mirror to The Times and The Guardian. Guests to our space typically include musicians, artists, supermodels, fashion designers, politicians, actors, music producers and DJs. We have welcomed Sir Brian May, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman, Sir Elton John, Sir Jackie Stewart, Sir Nikki Lauda, Terence Conran, Trudie Styler, Twiggy, Terry O Neill, Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, Kate Moss, Liam Gallagher, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, The Kinks, Sex Pistols, Blur, Kasabian, The Streets, Elastica, Bush, Prodigy, So Solid Crew, Supergrass, Primal Scream, Red Hot Chili Peppers, No Doubt, Robert Trujillo among many other influential people and bands.
Proud Galleries online is as important now as the brick and mortar scene ever was, with many feeling the impact of recent times deeply and turning to art for comfort and relief. We offer a unique and relevant contemporary collection accessible to all tastes and to amateur and professional collectors alike. Delve into our online archive, or if you can, come to visit us in our central London gallery to feel inspired, uplifted and connected to past and present culture and creativity.
As a collector you must consider the practicalities of acquiring photography. With the right tools at your disposal, appropriate guidance and care, anyone can successfully create and/or expand a collection with confidence. At Proud Galleries we have the largest selection of fine art pop culture photography. You can buy directly from our website or alternatively contact us to receive bespoke advice on how to make your first purchase, expand your collection, decorate your space or find the perfect gift for someone special.
'If you like your photographs packed with famous faces, then Proud Galleries has a veritable galaxy of stars on display at any given time. Rock stars, fashion models and the Swinging Sixties make a regular appearance at Proud’s exhibitions.' Evening Standard
'Founded by entrepreneur and restauranteur Alex Proud, Proud Galleries specialises in fine art photography featuring some of the most recognisable pop culture icons of the 20th and 21st centuries. With exhibitions based around themes including music, fashion, film and photo reportage, Proud Galleries’ accessible shows have made it a leading figure in Europe’s contemporary art scene, with shows including everyone from Sex Pistols, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to Debbie Harry, Bob Marley and Elvis Presley.' Luxury London