GARY OLDMAN WINS BEST OSCAR FOR HIS EXTROIDANARY PORTRAYAL OF WINSTON CHURCHILL IN DARKEST HOUR

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Gary Oldman as Churchill. Photographed by Jack English.

Gary's wet plate photographs appear in the BUILD issue as do Jack English's photo essay of Madeworn. 

To celebrate the Oscars, this years British nominees gathered at the British Residence by invitation of Consul General Mike Howells and BAFTA L.A. chairman Kieran Breen. The Laboratory Arts Collective and Evelyn Cantacuzène-Spéransky gathered a group of distinguished British artists to exhibit their work in celebration of creativity.

From icons Mick Jagger and Davide Bowie to Gary Oldman and Tilda Swinton, the walls hummed with excellence. Artists presenting were Carinthia WestThe Douglas BrothersGavin EvansDavid EddingtonJeremy Kidd and the sculptures of Caroline PM Jones. Nominees Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis, James Ivory and many more creative minds gathered in celebration of British film at the Oscars.

 British Consul General Michael Howells, from left, "Black Panther villain Andy Serkis and "Darkest Hour" star Gary Oldman at the Film Is Great Reception in Hancock Park. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images for The Great Britain Campaign)

British Consul General Michael Howells, from left, "Black Panther villain Andy Serkis and "Darkest Hour" star Gary Oldman at the Film Is Great Reception in Hancock Park. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images for The Great Britain Campaign)