FREDDIE POWELL is wearing the Salvo No. 004. He is a gallerist living in London.
What should we be reading?
Anything written by Hannah Regel.
What do you collect?
Art made by friends or artists of the gallery.
What stands the test of time?
Friendship, and a well made tote bag.
What takes you to cloud 9?
Pizza Express Dough Balls.
Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
Where would you find your doppelgänger?
I don’t wish two of me on anyone!
What is good design?
Kartell Toobe Floor Lamp.
Where do you find good design?
My mother and father in law (to be) founded Wright & Teague - and are the chicest artist jewellers in London.
What is dear to your heart?
My mother, like every good gay boy.
What did you have for breakfast?
Coco Pops, always.
What do you find most exciting in contemporary culture?
The continued desire by artists to reexamine dominant historical narratives.
What thoughts currently occupy you?
How to cook the perfect spotted dick?
What is your favorite animal?
Poodles.They know and see everything.
What was the first piece of cultural work that really mattered to you?
The Snail by Matisse. I saw it on a school trip and never looked back.
What do you still wish to learn?
Conversational French. I’ve been trying since I was 8.
What is still a mystery?
The Complete Works by William Shakespere?
Where is happiness found?
What is your favorite slogan?
"Shave Time. Shave Money" - Dollar Shave Club
What is modern?
Can you recall a dream?
Sadly I can never remember them.
What is a distraction?
What should we listen to?
What is the best cult classic?
The Secret History - entering my dark academia tik tok era.
What are you bored by?