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Photo London at Somerset House, London

Photo London at Somerset House, London

In the London photography world May is the biggest month of the year. The biggest photographic galleries wheel out exhibitions of their biggest names, the main auction houses have their photographic sales and UK’s largest – OK, pretty much only – photo fair, Photo London, pretty much takes over Somerset House. Amongst numerous photo-related satellite […]

by × May 18, 2018 × 0 comments

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Cecily Brown, Madrepora – Thomas Dane Gallery, London

Cecily Brown, Madrepora – Thomas Dane Gallery, London

‘I want there to be a human presence without having to depict it in full’ – Cecily Brown Located mid way on the short stroll between two of St James’ art heavyweights – Christies, King Street and White Cube, Masons Yard – are the two spaces of Thomas Dane Gallery. It is […]

by × July 24, 2016 × 0 comments

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Summer Exhibition – The Royal Academy, London

It is somewhat difficult to ‘review’ the latest Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Pretty much every gallery is hung by a different curator, and whilst it is interesting to see what they have done, it is a challenge to look at it as a collective whole. The show should rather be […]

by × July 4, 2016 × 0 comments

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George Shaw: My Back to Nature – National Portrait Gallery, London

George Shaw: My Back to Nature – National Portrait Gallery, London

“The longer I spend here, the earthier and more profane the collection gets. Even the religious paintings eventually get down from their high horse and meet you on your level. It’s all sex, death, bowls of fruit and flowers, and the odd landscape. That may sound somewhat dismissive, but it’s […]

by × June 28, 2016 × 1 comment

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Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment, now showing at the Fashion and Textile Museum, is a fascinating and rather lovely retrospective of London couture, examining the impact of royal celebrity on 20th century British fashion. The beautiful collection – assembled here to coincide with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year […]

by × November 27, 2012 × 0 comments