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Don’t Miss! The Edge: Roman Road / The Columbia Summer Residency 2020The Columbia, 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London UK11 – 13 SeptemberBridgeman Artist Carla Borel is involved with a residency set up by Roman Road gallery in partnership with The Columbia, a hotel and creative house in Lancaster Gate, London.”Along with six other artists, I have been sharing studio space at the hotel and working towards…

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Revisiting The DecameronFlowers Gallery, London, UK (Online Exhibition)6 July – 9 August 2020Flowers Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition that invites 14 contemporary artists who work across a variety of media to take inspiration from The Decameron by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, in which a collection of novellas are told by a group of self-isolating young people during the Black Death of 1348.Curated by writer and critic Laura Gascoigne, this exhibition includes works by…

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Picasso and PaperRoyal Academy of Arts, London, UK9 July – 2 August 2020”We’re reopening on 9 July for Friends and 16 July for the public with a last chance to see ‘Picasso and Paper’ – our major exhibition spanning the artist’s 80-year career and featuring 300 works, including studies for ‘Guernica’ and a 4.8-metre-wide collage.” Revisiting The DecameronFlowers Gallery, London, UK (Online Exhibition)6 July –…

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As we enter another month of self isolation during the ongoing pandemic, many of our artists are finding unique ways to display their work in online shows and with limited gallery viewings – discover a selection of this month’s shows here, from online galleries to limited time events. Celia Paul – I See YouVictoria Miro (Online Exhibition)Until 4 JulyI See You is the latest exhibition…

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The UN predicts that we have only 11 years left to prevent irreversible damage from climate change, which would require serious involvement from people, politicians and businesses. We had a look at eight artists and photographers using their platform to highlight these issues and encourage this social change. 1. Olafur Eliasson Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson firmly believes that artists and other drivers of the cultural…

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Dadamaino: Give Time to SpaceA arte Invernizzi, Milan Until 5th February 2020 Lauded for her consistency and idiosyncrasy of style, Italian artist Dadamaino is being celebrated by a solo exhibition of her work at Milan’s A arte Invernizzi gallery. The exhibition itself is a white maze of eclectic pieces from the late 50s to 70s with a focus on Dadamaino’s exploration of the relationship between…

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It’s a new decade and art galleries, museums and other venues are looking for fresh ways to approach their collections. From the fashion of dance music through history (including an exhibition inspired by the cabarets of Germany), to the must-see Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits at the RA in London, the shows this year are incredibly varied. Don’t forget: The London Art Fair also opens…

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Remembering Paul Klee (1879-1940)

Posted by Published on November 11, 2019

The 29th June 2020 marks eighty years since the death of Paul Klee, one of the most important artists and innovators of the 20th century. His in-depth study of colour has been highly influential and his methods in abstraction can be seen in the likes of both Rothko and Miró. During his time teaching at the Bauhaus school alongside Kandinsky, he was known as the…

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The Colour Blue in Art

Posted by Published on November 6, 2019

“A certain blue penetrates your soul” -Henri Matisse Blue has been named the world’s favourite colour after topping polls in countries across the world. Associated with clear skies and vast seas, the colour is often seen as calm, serene and even spiritual. It can be bright and intense or icy and cold, and symbolises sadness in a way that no other colour quite matches. Indeed,…

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