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Goya at The Courtauld Gallery, London

Goya at The Courtauld Gallery, London

Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album at The Courtauld Gallery is a fascinating new exhibition that explores the artist’s later works. The ground-breaking exhibition reunites all of the known drawings from one of Francisco Goya’s private albums, produced between 1819 and 1823. The eight albums (named A-H) were broken up [...]

March 18, 2015 × 0 comments
Wynwood Arts District, Miami

Wynwood Arts District, Miami

Miami’s Wynwood Arts District was high on our list of sights to see and even a tropical storm couldn’t deter us from visiting. Wynwood is a semi-industrial neighbourhood north of Downtown Miami where derelict warehouses have been given a new lease of life as art galleries, artist studios, restaurants, cafe-bars [...]

January 4, 2015 × 0 comments
Romeo & Juliet by Scottish Ballet

Romeo & Juliet by Scottish Ballet

This week, I had the pleasure of attending Scottish Ballet’s performance of Romeo & Juliet at Sadler’s Wells. Shakespeare’s iconic love story is transported from the romantic Renaissance period to 20th century Italy, spanning from the 1930s through to the nineties.  Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor created the exhilarating production for Scottish Ballet [...]

May 17, 2014 × 0 comments
Matisse Afternoon Tea at Le Méridien Piccadilly, London

Matisse Afternoon Tea at Le Méridien Piccadilly, London

In celebration of the must-see new exhibition Henri-Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern, Le Méridien Piccadilly offers its own colourful Matisse Afternoon Tea in the stylish Terrace Grill & Bar. Chef Michael Dutnall took inspiration from the bright colours and angles of Matisse’s iconic works and his birthplace to produce [...]

April 28, 2014 × 0 comments
Hello, My Name is Paul Smith – Design Museum

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith – Design Museum

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith at London’s Design Museum takes a personal look at the renowned British designer’s work, life and influences. The exhibition begins with a recreation of the very first Paul Smith shop in 1970s Nottingham, measuring a tiny 3m x 3m.  This leads on to the [...]

November 21, 2013 × 0 comments
13th Istanbul Biennial 2013

13th Istanbul Biennial 2013

This week in Istanbul, we managed to get a last-chance look at the 13th Istanbul Biennial 2013 exhibition in Antrepo no.3, a cool warehouse space next to the Istanbul Modern in Tophane. Curated by Fulya Erdemci, the biennial entitled ‘Mom, am I Barbarian?’ examines the concept of the public domain as [...]

October 19, 2013 × 0 comments
798 Art District – Beijing, China

798 Art District – Beijing, China

798 Art District is one of Beijing’s most exciting sights and is a leafy, low-key alternative to the city’s vertiginous skyscrapers and futuristic glass buildings. Part of the Dashanzi area in Beijing’s Chaoyang District, 798 has a laid-back village atmosphere with quiet tree-lined streets, an abundance of art galleries, intriguing [...]

June 3, 2013 × 0 comments
Philadelphia Mural Art Tour

Philadelphia Mural Art Tour

A tour of Philadelphia’s fascinating mural art is an absolute must, to get a glimpse of the city’s home-grown creativity. There are over 3000 murals in Philadelphia, telling the stories of the communities, scenes from everyday Philly life and paying homage to prominent historical figures. The Mural Arts Program began [...]

January 14, 2013 × 0 comments
Charlotte Cory’s Cabinet Of Christmas Curiosities

Charlotte Cory’s Cabinet Of Christmas Curiosities

For unique, quirky festive gifts that you can’t find on the high street, Charlotte Cory’s Cabinet of Christmas Curiosities should be top of your list.  London-based artist Charlotte Cory’s work is all about English eccentricity, combining Victorian imagery with taxidermy to create exquisite artwork, homeware and accessories. Charlotte Cory has pieces hanging [...]

December 3, 2012 × 16 comments

Stoli Launches ORGNL.TV Online Creative Project

Stolichnaya® Premium vodka has launched ORGNL.TV, an online creative project to find the very best emerging talent across art, music and fashion.  Commissioned by Stoli, ORGNL.TV documents the creative process of artists from across the globe, offering an insight into their world and inspiring others to upload their own videos to the [...]

October 13, 2012 × 0 comments
A Season Of Fabulous Fashion Exhibitions

A Season Of Fabulous Fashion Exhibitions

Summer in London was all about the Olympic Games and the Royal Family, but for autumn 2012, the focus is firmly back on fashion.  What better way to ease into the colder months than in a cosy museum in the company of haute couture and beautiful photography? See the very [...]

October 4, 2012 × 0 comments
Wanderlust & Musée Galliera at Les Docks – Paris

Wanderlust & Musée Galliera at Les Docks – Paris

Wanderlust, the multi-disciplinary space at Les Docks, Cité de la Mode et du Design, has  proved to be the place to enjoy summer in Paris.  Overlooking the Seine at quai d’Austerlitz, Wanderlust includes a restaurant, bar and club that also boasts the largest terrace in Paris and an 80-seat outdoor cinema. [...]

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September 24, 2012 × 0 comments