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Number 444 – Palm Springs, California

Number 444 – Palm Springs, California

There are few destinations where you can take advantage of sure fire winter sun without compromising on quality of accommodation and local attractions. Palm Springs is one of those rare places – interesting, cool and most definitely sunny. Not so long ago Palm Springs was seriously down in the dumps. […]

by × January 20, 2018 × 0 comments

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Wim Wenders: Instant Stories – The Photographers Gallery, London

Wim Wenders: Instant Stories – The Photographers Gallery, London

Anyone familiar with the work of Wim Wenders may suspect that he has more than a passing interest in photography. In two of his movies in particular the use of Polaroid cameras is a vital part of the narrative: in the road movie Alice in the Cities there is a photo-obsessed protagonist […]

by × November 7, 2017 × 0 comments

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Basquiat: Boom for Real – The Barbican, London

Basquiat: Boom for Real – The Barbican, London

Do not come to the latest Barbican Gallery exhibition Basquiat: Boom for Real expecting a straightforward show of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work. This is rather more than that and all the better for it. This is an exhibition where, in the words of Jane Alison, the Barbican’s Head of Visual Arts, […]

by × November 3, 2017 × 0 comments

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Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern, London

Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern, London

‘I don’t want a picture to look like something it isn’t. I want it to look like something it is. And I think a picture is more like the real world when it’s made out of the real world.’ Robert Rauschenberg Robert Rauschenberg is best known as a key figure […]

by × January 17, 2017 × 0 comments

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Alex Katz: Quick Light – Serpentine Gallery, London

Alex Katz: Quick Light – Serpentine Gallery, London

“It’s the instantaneous light. If you get it right then you get it in the total present tense – that’s what you’re going for, that’s eternity.” Alex Katz The new Alex Katz exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries is a combination of two distinct series of work representing two aspects of […]

by × July 15, 2016 × 0 comments

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Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, Saatchi Gallery

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, Saatchi Gallery

We knew that Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones was going to be massive, but we were unprepared for just how comprehensive and detailed this exhibition was going to be. A fifty-year career in the music industry is a staggering achievement, and the nine thematic galleries that have taken over London’s Saatchi […]

by × April 21, 2016 × 0 comments

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Number 444 – Palm Springs, California

Number 444 – Palm Springs, California

There are few destinations where you can take advantage of sure fire winter sun without compromising on quality of accommodation and local attractions. Palm Springs is one of those rare places – interesting, cool and most definitely sunny. Not so long ago Palm Springs was seriously down in the dumps. […]

by × March 24, 2016 × 0 comments

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Andy Warhol at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

For its 2016 spring exhibition, the Ashmoleum, in collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation (USA), has brought together an important private collection of works by Andy Warhol. Over 100 paintings, sculptures, screen prints and drawings from the Hall Collection are exhibited alongside loans of the artist’s films from The Andy […]

by × February 29, 2016 × 0 comments

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Best Album Art – Art Vinyl Awards 2015

One of the most unfortunate aspects of the decline of the album, and to some extents the CD, has been the loss of the potential space for sleeve artwork. With the rise of vinyl sales during the last century, the artistic potential of the sleeves was not lost on the […]

by × January 9, 2016 × 0 comments

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barnebys and How to Search Auctions Worldwide

barnebys and How to Search Auctions Worldwide

In the past bidding and buying auction necessitated a personal visit to your local auctioneers. If you were lucky your salesrooms would be offering the items that you wanted, whilst specialist or collectable items could involve much longer journeys. Everyone knows Ebay, which started as a local effort and surprised even its […]

by × November 6, 2015 × 0 comments

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The World Goes Pop at Tate Modern London

The World Goes Pop at Tate Modern London

This is pop Jim, but not as we know it. There are no Warhol Brillo Boxes, Roy Lichtenstein Whaams or Peter Blake collages to be seen. The key word here is World and here the Tate is attempting to present this movement, usually and primarily seen as a British/American phenomenon, […]

by × September 25, 2015 × 2 comments

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Love Is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol

Love Is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol

“Art isn’t about what you make but what you make happen.” – Jeremy Deller When artist, Jeremy Deller, was invited by Modern Art Oxford to examine two of his artistic heroes in an unconventional exhibition that draws surprising connections between these two iconic cultural figures, few could imagine the result. […]

by × January 4, 2015 × 1 comment