Post Tagged with: "Southbank Centre"

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, we were embarrassed to discover our 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

Martin Creed: What’s the Point of It? The Hayward Gallery

Martin Creed: What’s the Point of It? The Hayward Gallery

The knowing title of Martin Creed’s solo show at The Hayward, What’s the Point of It? offers an immediate hint at the content whilst also suggesting a potential response. This is undoubtedly an exhibition that will split the audience somewhere down the middle in a ‘Marmite’ reaction of love and hate. A piece […]

by × April 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Fashion

The Vogue Festival 2013

The Vogue Festival 2013

This year’s Vogue Festival which takes place at the Southbank Centre in London at the weekend, will be the second of its kind. Last year, Tom Ford, Stella McCartney, Christopher Bailey and indeed David Bailey, all made appearances at its two-day inaugural event, celebrating all things fashion. Bringing together designers, models, […]

by × April 26, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Light Show, Hayward Gallery

Light Show, Hayward Gallery

Let there be light has been our 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 25 […]

by × March 7, 2013 × 0 comments