Caruso St John's Newport Street Gallery photographed by Simone Bossi

Caruso St John's Newport Street Gallery is bathed in blue light in Simone Bossi's photography

Blue-tinted light floods exhibition spaces inside the Stirling Prize-winning gallery Caruso St John designed for artist Damien Hirst in London, in these shots captured by photographer Simone Bossi. 

Newport Street Gallery photography

Architectural photographer Simone Bossi spent a late winter's afternoon exploring the exhibitions spaces inside the Newport Street Gallery, with the company of just a few other visitors.

Newport Street Gallery photography

Stretching along an entire street, the Caruso St John-designed building occupies three century-old red brick warehouses and two new brick structures, including one with a spiky saw-tooth roof.

Newport Street Gallery photography

Bossi, who shot the images free-hand, focused on the diffused winter's light entering the high-ceilinged galleries from the angular skylights, capturing white-painted walls bathed in hues of blue.

"The winter light of the late afternoon was so gentle and I had noticed just a few people inside. I felt that the moment was favourable," the photographer told Dezeen.

"I was so fascinated by the light-blue temperature of the space caused by the sky," he continued.

The photographs also shows blue light flooding through a circular skylight lined with brickwork, as well as the spiral staircases wrapped with walls made from white engineered brick.

No artwork features in the collection, but instead visitors are captured gazing in different directions to add intrigue to the photoset. One shows a woman dressed in a red coat, and another a girl on her phone.

Newport Street Gallery photography

"I have always found it interesting seeing how other people react to the space without having a clear overview of that space," Bossi explained. "It always increases my sense of curiosity."

"As a photographer, I have always found it interesting to freeze these conditions as an image without finding a solution," he added.

Newport Street Gallery photography

London architecture studio Caruso St John was commissioned by British artist Damien Hirst to design the London gallery to house over 3,000 pieces from his personal collection.

Newport Street Gallery photography

Late last year, the architects were awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize 2016 for the "highly accomplished and expertly detailed" Newport Street Gallery.

Newport Street Gallery photography

London-based, Italian born Simone Bossi has previously photographed Herzog & de Meuron's Feltrinelli Porta Volta, the concrete and granite gallery Studio Inches added to an Alpine art museum and a Rotterdam bank that KAAN Architecten transformed into riverside studio.

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