Post Tagged with: "Barbican"

Arts & Culture, Books

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture – Phaidon

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture – Phaidon

For the launch of this spectacular new publication from Phaidon we were kindly invited on a tour of some of London’s major Brutalist landmarks. Starting at the Barbican on the Southbank and proceeding via a series of impressive landmarks like Centre Point and The London College of Physicians it was […]

by × October 23, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Conversations

The Ragnar Kjartansson Conversation

The Ragnar Kjartansson Conversation

You are now well known for your multi-disciplinary art installations, often based around music. Your latest work is ‘Sky in a Room’ now showing at the National Museum of Wales? Can you tell us briefly how this came about and what we can expect? This is a piece that has been […]

by × March 1, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Kiluandi Kia Henji

Frieze London 2017

October is the very best time of year to see art in the capital. The city is abuzz with the latest blockbuster shows – 2017 brings Jasper Johns as well as Duchamp / Dali to the Royal Academy, Jean-Michel Basquiat comes to the Barbican and Rachel Whiteread is showing at the Tate. […]

by × October 9, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

4.0.1

The World of Charles and Ray Eames, Barbican Centre

Charles and Ray Eames are amongst the most important designers of the 20th century. They are best known to the general public for their furniture when in fact, they were revolutionary in the fields of architecture, industrial design, graphic and product design, multi-media installation, sculpture, photography, and film. The World […]

by × October 26, 2015 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Richard II, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

Richard II, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

Much has already been written about David Tennant’s headlining portrayal of Richard II over the last few weeks: playing the vain king as a ‘medieval pop star’ or a ‘casual hippie.’ And what about those glorious long lustrous locks? The production is a complete sell out at the RSC, Stratford, […]

by × November 1, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Designing Bond: 50 Years of Bond Style

Designing Bond: 50 Years of Bond Style

I’ve always been a Bond nerd, (see here my previous post on staying at Ian Fleming’s former home, Goldeneye) so was delighted when I heard that the Barbican had joined forces with EON productions together with fashion historian, Bronwyn Cosgrave and Bond costume designer, Lindy Hemming, to mount Designing 007: Fifty […]

by × July 10, 2012 × 0 comments