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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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Colours of Autumn: In Footage

Posted by Published on October 30, 2019

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”— Albert Camus There’s a noticeable chill in the air, the orange leaves are falling and Halloween is coming up: Autumn is here! As this cosiest of seasons begins, dive into our archive of historic and contemporary autumn-inspired footage. From lakes and parks at the peak of the season to a London night out with roasted chestnuts, we’re in the spirit…

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Described by the Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek as “the world’s largest and most democratic musical festival”, the Proms is a yearly eight-week treat for music lovers in the UK and around the world.  Starting in July, concerts and other music events take place throughout the summer months, organised and broadcast by the BBC. Since the first festival was organised in 1895 it has grown to become…

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  The ‘Windrush Generation’ is the name given to people who arrived in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from the Caribbean – an important time in British history. Bridgeman photographer Howard Grey was at Waterloo station photographing the arrival of some of the 1960s wave of immigrants. The ‘Windrush generation’, as they became known, were named after the ship HMT Empire Windrush in which they…

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Top Art Exhibitions: November 2018

Posted by Published on October 17, 2018

  Sydney Nolan: The Ned Nelly Series Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Open until 12th November 2018 This collection presents the fantastic world of Sydney Nolan with a specific focus on his Ned Kelly series. In this exhibition, the life of bushranger and outlaw Ned Kelly is played out in episodic paintings, each depicting a specific event or period, with most featuring Nolan’s iconic depiction…

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Top Art Exhibitions: October 2018

Posted by Published on September 27, 2018

Exhibition season in London is here! With Frieze, the Affordable Art fair and more, this month our calendars are looking very busy. Be sure to catch all the best current exhibitions and shows to make the most of it!   Picasso: Masterpiece!   Musée Picasso, Paris, 4th September 2018 – 13th January 2019 Through works sourced from The Musée National Picasso-Paris archives and pieces loaned…

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Top Art Exhibitions: July 2018

Posted by Published on June 29, 2018

July is crammed with exhibitions and events – we have picked out our favourites from all across the globe. Don’t miss a thing with our handy guide.   Henry Lamb: People and Portraits Messums Wiltshire, until July 8th Messums Wiltshire is proud to present an exhibition on behalf of the Estate of Henry Lamb; treasures from one of the masters of early 20th century portraiture….

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10 Urban Legends & Myths

Posted by Published on June 8, 2018

  The Whitechapel Murders The Whitechapel Murders and the mysterious entity committing them are perhaps one of the most famous examples of an Urban Legend in London’s history. ‘Jack The Ripper’ was never found or arrested, but several individuals were potentially tied to the mysterious entity – his nickname ‘the ripper’ came from the way he left the victim’s bodies. Part of Jack’s notoriety came…

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Top Art Exhibitions: June 2018

Posted by Published on May 25, 2018

Planes, Trains and Automobiles | Transportation Photographs from the National Galleries of Scotland Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2nd June – 13th January 2019 ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ is the third exhibition in a series aiming to demonstrate the exhaustive photo archive held by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Featuring works from Alfred G Buckham (1879-1956), Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) and others, it displays the…

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