Month: October 2017

Tom Hammick embarks on an out-of-this-world exhibition in October, with a new series of paintings in his latest exhibition ‘Lunar Voyage’ at Flowers Gallery, New York. Exhibition: ‘Lunar Voyage’ – Tom Hammick Location: Flowers Gallery, NEW YORK Chelsea, 529 West 20th Street, New York. NY 10011. Dates: 24 October – 16 December 2017 Tom Hammick has described landscape in his work as a metaphor to explore…

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Middle Eastern art is rising to prominence in recent times; Christie’s just held their first auction sale for Modern Middle Eastern art outside of the region on 25 October 2017, in London. This precedes the much-anticipated opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, which was first announced back in 2005 and will now finally launch on 11 November. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel has designed a beautiful museum medina…

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The Judging for the BSA2017 took place within the HarperCollins and The Borough Press offices, located in the News Building, London Bridge, London. It seemed apt that the office in which judging would take place would be named and branded after Agatha Christie, as the judges had a truly monumental task filtering through all the talent on display to find a winner. The volume, quality, and diversity of…

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Top Art Exhibitions: November 2017

Posted by Published on October 20, 2017

You may be forgiven for not wanting to stay indoors when the golden leaves of autumn paint such a pretty picture outside… but if the culture vulture inside you is clawing to get out then here are some of the best exhibitions to view this November:   The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London 2 Nov – 7 May 2018, Tate Britain, UK Browse this stunning collection…

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A Case for the Study of Art History

Posted by Published on October 18, 2017

You will have heard that the Art History A-level was at risk of being axed in the UK –  AQA had dropped the baton, and unless Pearson, the company which owns the examination board Edexcel, rescued it from the floor, the open door for those from unprivileged backgrounds to make sense of a world bombarded with visual media was going to be snapped shut. My year…

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The Bridgeman archive is home to some beautiful, and at times haunting, photographs of cityscapes and renowned monuments, in London and around the world. Take a journey through history with this selection of stunning black and white shots from Mirrorpix: the picture library and photographic archive from The Daily Mirror, offering more than a century of historical and contemporary editorial images and photojournalism. Featured: This is one of my favourite photographs…

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Archival footage captures the head-to-head battle between America’s astronauts and the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts to be the first to land a man on the moon. Get in the know about this legendary scientific competition ahead of the upcoming 60 year anniversary of the establishment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the 1st of October 2018. Lasting 17 years, from 1955-1972, the epic…

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