Hollywood royalty checks into Hotel Gotham for new gallery


A whole host of Hollywood superstars can now be found at Manchester’s newest five-star boutique hotel, after a new exhibition of classic photography went live last week.

Hotel Gotham, the latest boutique from Bespoke Hotels, now features an array of superstars on display, including Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra to name a few.

The Art Deco-inspired exhibition, from ONGallery, opened last Wednesday at the hotel on King Street, with a selection of celebrities and VIPs in attendance for the launch night.

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Hotel Gotham will display the exhibition along the 100-step staircase over the six floors of the impressive venue, which opened in April.

The collection of signed, limited edition prints was especially chosen form Bespoke Hotels by ONGallery, and includes landscapes, wildlife and travel photography by top artists, alongside the images A-lister Hollywood names.

Marilyn Monroe is pictured in her last ever photoshoot, named The Last Sitting, while the collection also features iconic images of James Dean and Elizabeth Taylor in pictures from the set of the 1956 movie Giant.

For music lovers, the collection includes a photograph of Prince and classic images of jazz legends Eartha Kitt and Miles Davies.

Speaking to Manchester Evening News, ONGallery’s founder chief executive Peter Neilson said: “It was a wonderful occasion having these amazing celebrities and so many people through The Gotham’s doors to see the Bespoke collection – inspired by the hotel itself.”