'Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition' Unveiled In London

Embark on a visual feast at the “Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition” in London, showcasing over 200 authentic images inspired by the director’s whimsical aesthetic.

When Wes Anderson comes to mind, it’s all about those sunny, vibrant, and vivid worlds he creates. The gloominess of London? It doesn’t register on the Anderson scale.

Surprisingly, the UK is gearing up to host the first-ever European exhibition. It’s inspired by the lively aesthetic of this American film genius. 

Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition kicked off in South Kensington, London on December 8. It’s the freshest twist to a phenomenon that emerged six years ago on social media.

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Wes Is Everywhere: 'Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition' Unveiled In London
Photo via Instagram @accidentallywesanderson

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Enter Wally Koval, a self-confessed “nerd” and “Anderson fan-boy,” who launched an Instagram account.

Initially intended as a personal “travel bucket list.” It rapidly transformed into an online haven.

Sharing images of places mirroring the signature, color-soaked style found in films like The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Royal Tenenbaums.

Sharing images of places mirroring the signature, color-soaked style found in films like The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Royal Tenenbaums.
Photo via Instagram @accidentallywesanderson

This exhibition is a nod to the director through the lenses of travel, photography, community, and adventure. 

The roots of Accidentally Wes Anderson (AWA) go back to 2017 when the Brooklyn-based couple, Wally and Amanda, kickstarted this as a personal project. 

In a joint statement, they expressed their excitement about bringing the exhibition to London. 

“We are so excited to bring this exhibition to London, in partnership with Fever. Our tiny team loves getting lost in all the amazing photo & video submissions the AWA Community sends our way. We cannot wait to share a beautifully curated selection in one of our favourite cities. Our mission has always been the same, since we started AWA in 2017. It’s to provide a daily dose of delight and inspire a sense of adventure and curiosity for all who wish to participate. We hope that this experience can do just that for everyone that visits.”

The roots of Accidentally Wes Anderson (AWA) go back to 2017 when the Brooklyn-based couple, Wally and Amanda, kickstarted this as a personal project. 
Photo via Instagram @accidentallywesanderson

The Grand Visual Feast

Get ready for a visual feast with over 200 authentic images. Capturing the world through the lens of photography, all embracing the charm and offbeat aesthetic of the beloved director.
Photo via Instagram @accidentallywesanderson

Get ready for a visual feast with over 200 authentic images. Capturing the world through the lens of photography, all embracing the charm and offbeat aesthetic of the beloved director.

Embark on this whimsical journey by starting at the “Post Office,” where you’ll be transported back in time to analogue London. 

From there, step into the enchanting realm of “Doors” that serve as gateways to a new dimension of imagination. 

Themed rooms include “Hotels/Motels,” “Sports,” and a special dedication to the city, “The London Room.” 

The gallery experience unfolds at 79-85 Old Brompton Road in Kensington, London.

So, whether you’re an Anderson fan or just looking for a visual treat, this exhibition promises to be a delightful escape into a world where every corner tells a vibrant, Wes Anderson-inspired tale. Don’t miss out on the chance to explore life through his uniquely cinematic lens!

So, whether you're an Anderson fan or just looking for a visual treat, this exhibition promises to be a delightful escape into a world where every corner tells a vibrant, Wes Anderson-inspired tale.
Photo via Instagram @accidentallywesanderson

Banner photo via Instagram @accidentallywesanderson.

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