Netflix’s ‘Top Boy’ Stars Shine in New Exhibition Capturing the Series’ Most Striking Faces
Netflix has announced an exciting new art exhibition celebrating the cultural impact and talent spotlighted in its hit British series ‘Top Boy.’ Titled “Portrait of a Top Boy,” the exhibition will open at London’s Somerset House on September 9, displaying 16 newly commissioned portraits of the show’s acclaimed cast.
Curated by artist Ronan McKenzie, the exhibition brings together a dynamic group of emerging and established Black artists based in the UK. Their mission is to commemorate the groundbreaking representation and storytelling of ‘Top Boy’ through breathtaking visual art.
On display will be original portraits of stars like Ashley Walters, Little Simz, and Jasmine Jobson, captured by talents including Brianna Parker, Gabriel Choto, Tejumola Butler Adenuga, and more. Each artist has created a personal visual interpretation of their chosen character and what it means to be a ‘Top Boy.’
Through its portrayal of modern Black British identities and perspectives, ‘Top Boy’ has become a cultural phenomenon acclaimed for shifting representations in TV. This new exhibition offers a stunning visual tribute to the series’ impact, just as its final chapter comes to an end.
Fans can experience these striking faces of ‘Top Boy’ at Somerset House’s Embankment Galleries for a limited time from September 9 to 13. Don’t miss this chance to honor the show’s legacy up close through inspiring art.