Post Tagged with: "Hayward Gallery"

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

The David Mach Conversation

The David Mach Conversation

David, you will soon be creating a new sculptural installation ‘Incoming’ for the Griffin Gallery in west London using about 30 tonnes of newspapers! It will open in May but there are three weeks of installation where the public are invited to watch. Obviously you pre-plan but how much, and is the […]

by × April 18, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Brutal Utopias: a National Trust celebration of Brutalist architecture

Brutal Utopias: a National Trust celebration of Brutalist architecture

Brutalism is not brutal. At the very beginning of a behind-the-scenes tour of the Southbank, I was embarrassed to discover my understanding of the architectural term has always been wrong, a comprehension apparently shared by much of the population. In fact, the great tragedy of Brutalism was the adoption of precisely […]

by × September 24, 2015 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

The Human Factor: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture at The Hayward

The Human Factor: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture at The Hayward

If there is one reassuring constant of sculpture over the ages, it is the repeated attempts at representations of the human form. For The Human Factor the Hayward has brought together major works by twenty or so leading artists from the last quarter of a century, and reflects on how […]

by × August 31, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Light Show, Hayward Gallery

Light Show, Hayward Gallery

Let there be light has been my mantra this week, having only just returned from a spell in sunny California, and suffering from some form of beautiful light deficiency. Therefore, what better way to spend an afternoon, then to visit the Hayward Gallery’s dazzling Light Show at London’s Southbank Centre. Featuring […]

by × March 7, 2013 × 0 comments