Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Cindy Sherman – The National Portrait Gallery

Cindy Sherman – The National Portrait Gallery

If ever there was a perfect show for the National Portrait Gallery, then surely this is it. In gallery after gallery we see Cindy Sherman in all her guises and disguises – she occupies hosts of characters from enigmatic film stars to ageing flappers, via Renaissance royalty and vulnerable models. […]

by × July 18, 2019 × 0 comments

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Exhibitionism: 50 Years of the Museum at FIT

Exhibitionism: 50 Years of the Museum at FIT

Exhibitionism: 50 Years of the Museum at FIT celebrates the 50th anniversary of “the most fashionable museum in New York City”. Founded in 1969 by the Fashion Institute of Technology, The Museum at FIT is a specialized fashion museum best known for its innovative and award-winning exhibitions. Since its inception, the […]

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Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain, London

Van Gogh and Britain – Tate Britain, London

‘I love London’ Vincent Van Gogh wrote to his brother during his on and off stays between the spring of 1873 and the winter of 1876. Van Gogh and Britain looks to expand on this in the first half of this exhibition, claiming his stay exerted a deep artistic influence […]

by × June 27, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

The old adage is that Dutch people work in Rotterdam, play in Amsterdam and live in The Hague. We had never visited the Hague before and it was not long before we realised why it would be such a great place to call home. Missing the dreadful packed streets, tacky […]

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Arts & Culture, Conversations

The Gary Daly Conversation

The Gary Daly Conversation

Gary, exciting times and massive congratulations! Your new debut solo album, Gone From Here, is going to be released on 31 May. Can you share with us why you decided to make a solo album at this moment in time? I always imagined Eddie ( my partner in China Crisis ) […]

by × May 21, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Fashion

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English traditions, English politeness, English architecture. I even love English cooking.’ – Christian Dior – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams is the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander McQueen: […]

by × May 7, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Bauhaus Museum – Weimar, Germany

Bauhaus Museum – Weimar, Germany

Weimar is a delightful small and cultural city not only famous as home to Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Nietzsche, but also as the original location of the Staatliches Bauhaus. A century ago, Walter Gropius merged two former art institutions to create the new Bauhaus. Inspired by modernism […]

by × April 18, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design by Matteo Civaschi invites the reader to see cinema from a different perspective. But it is not only a book for film lovers; it will also appeal to lovers of graphic design, too. The book uses Shortology, created by the author, who […]

by × April 12, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Toulouse Capitole – Toulouse, France

Toulouse Capitole – Toulouse, France

The dusky pink neoclassical Toulouse Capitole building really is the vibrant heart of the city. Sitting proudly on the Place Du Capitole; a great rectangular square full of outdoor cafe’s which attract locals and visitors alike, the Capitole is a museum in its own right. But it’s a little livelier […]

by × April 9, 2019 × 0 comments

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Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory – Tate Modern, London

Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory – Tate Modern, London

For the first time in twenty or so years the Tate gives us a major Bonnard exhibition, Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory. The exhibition spans four decades from 1912 to his death in 1947, and gives us a chance to take a closer look at a painter who seems to split […]

by × March 31, 2019 × 0 comments

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Lovebird: A Film By Georgios Hartofilakidis

Lovebird: A Film By Georgios Hartofilakidis

We’re currently raving about new short comedy drama: Lovebird written and directed by Georgios Hartofilakidis, which has just been released online. Georgios is a young Greek writer/director who recently graduated from the University of the Arts London. He already has 24 short film in the can, including a home-made feature […]

by × March 4, 2019 × 0 comments

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The Neon Museum, Las Vegas

The Neon Museum, Las Vegas

Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum in Las Vegas is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs that once glittered their way down the Strip. The staggering collection rages from signs that were made in the 1930s through to the present day. Each […]

by × March 3, 2019 × 0 comments