In 2001 Ripley (then published as 'Rip') held a solo exhibition in London of his large-scale portraits of Formula One drivers entitled 'Grand Prix Gallery - Formula One Portraiture by Rip'. This was held at The Truman Brewery on Brick Lane.
The work was composed from portraits which Ripley had taken over a period of a few years when working within F1 for the highest selling Formula One editorial F1 Racing, and involved a mixture of Ripley's photographic portraiture combined with composite CGI work by dbox.
Please follow this link (ITV interview) to see TV coverage from the opening night which was held on Tuesday July 17th 2001. (apologies for the low resolution video, higher resolution video coming when available).
28 images were exhibited, of which 12 images are presented in a slideshow below.
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