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Arts & Culture, Travel

Inside – Reading Gaol Opens for Tours, Talks & Art

Inside – Reading Gaol Opens for Tours, Talks & Art

Each narrow cell in which we dwell Is foul and dark latrine, And the fetid breath of living Death Chokes up each grated screen, And all, but Lust, is turned to dust In Humanity’s machine. The Ballad of Reading Gaol, Oscar Wilde For the very first time in its history, […]

by × September 2, 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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Petite Noire - La Vie Est Belle

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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Derek Boshier Rethink/Re-entry Flowers Gallery London

Derek Boshier Rethink/Re-entry Flowers Gallery London

Pop art is very much alive and kicking. The World Goes Pop is currently at the Tate following on the heels of Post Pop: East Meets West at the Saatchi Gallery, the BBC ran a recent series BBC Four Goes Pop, Allen Jones was at the Royal Academy and Richard Hamilton had a solo […]

by × October 19, 2015 × 1 comment

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Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair, National Portrait Gallery

Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair, National Portrait Gallery

Surprisingly, Marilyn Monroe visited England just the once in her short lifetime. During the filming of The Prince and the Showgirl with Laurence Olivier, Monroe and Arthur Miller rented Parkside House in Surrey from July – November 1956. During this time, the British press followed Marilyn whenever and wherever possible. […]

by × November 10, 2012 × 0 comments