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Dora Maar – Tate Modern

Dora Maar – Tate Modern

Henriette Théodora Markovitch, otherwise known as Dora Maar, perhaps had the misfortune of being one of Picasso’s many muses and the subject of one of his best-known, and well-loved portraits, Weeping Woman (1937). As such her own work as an artist has largely been forgotten and overlooked. The Tate is […]

by × February 27, 2020 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

The Complete Papers – Thomas Demand from Mack Books

The Complete Papers – Thomas Demand from Mack Books

Thomas Demand is something of an enigmatic figure. Outside the art world he remains little known and there have been few major exhibitions outside his representing galleries. It seems reasonable to say that perhaps Demand has never quite received the wider coverage that he deserves. Perhaps this lies in the […]

by × December 10, 2019 × 0 comments

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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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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

Arts & Culture, Books

William Eggleston Portraits – The National Portrait Gallery, London

William Eggleston Portraits – The National Portrait Gallery, London

Think of a William Eggleston photograph and it most likely will not feature any people. You most likely may recall simple slices of rural American life: a tangle of wires on a red ceiling, a child’s bike, a coke machine, old gas stations or simply a patch of wall. His work celebrated for the experimental […]

by × September 12, 2016 × 0 comments