Highlights

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Posted in: Editorial, Events & Festivals, Highlights

London Turns Red White And Blue For Jubilee Pageant And Thanksgiving Service Westminster and St Paul’s In her 70th year on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates being the longest-serving British monarch. The streets around St Paul’s Cathedral swelled with crowds tryng to inch closer for a better view of royals and dignitaries. The Queen […]

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Features

Top 3 Casino Movies With British Actors
Posted in: Features, Movies & TV Shows

If you’re a fan of casino movies, you’ll love this list of the top three films with British actors, with glamour and elegance guaranteed! From Bond flicks to modern classics to underrated gems, this list of the top 3 casino movies with British actors, is among the very best and most exhaustive out there – […]

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Reviews

Art

  • A London Gallery Lover’s Guide to Art Terminology
    Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums

    Confused by all the art movements which emerged from every significant aesthetic development since classicism? Does the ‘neo’ and ‘faux’ labels prefixing every new offshoot leave you flummoxed? Here’s an A-guide to the most commonly used terms and a list of the London galleries where you can see displayed examples. Abstract: This refers to art […]

  • Exit from Aden: New Works by ALO (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews

    Three years after his Hail to the Loser debut show at the Saatchi, Italian artist ALO returns bearing the fruits of an urban expressionist style developed from street art and studio work. Now based in London since 2011, this journey also took him to Paris where, no doubt, the inspiration for A French Gypsy Lady […]

  • March 7: Birthdate of Piet Mondrian
    Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, People

    Our Artists in London series looks at how Piet Mondrian, one of the founder members of the Association Abstraction-Creation, drew inspiration from his visits to the capital. It was in Paris 1931 that this movement was formed but the Dutch artist’s creative journey would have an international flavour forced by the onset of the Second […]

  • Candid Arts Portrait (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    An open invitation for portrait artists from all fields drew work that varied from life-like oil depictions to sculptures of bog-rolls wearing judge’s wigs. Celebrity culture was well represented with paintings of Prince, Jay Zee and Rita Ora – the R&B singer fast becoming the preferred celebrity muse for contemporary artists and poets in place […]

  • Jan 19: Birthdate of Paul Cezanne. 1st Ever London Tour of his Portraits
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights

    Art lovers will be excited to learn the first ever world tour of French painter Paul Cezanne’s portraits will hit our capital city in October 2017. London’s National Portrait Gallery has been instrumental in this, working together with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris. It involves 50 of his […]

  • The Calder Prize 2005-2015
    The Calder Prize 2005-2015
    Posted in: Shows & Exhibitions

    The Calder Prize 2005-2015 at the Royal Academy building, Mayfair was the biggest art party in town on Feb 11th. Organised by Pace London this private view celebrated the work and influence of American sculptor Alexander Calder but this time through the interpretations of previous winners of his Calder Prize. Although teeming with guests on […]

  • Scream London After Party Show
    Scream London Gallery’s After Show Party
    Posted in: Shows & Exhibitions

    Scream London Gallery’s After Show Party private view for emerging artists was the place to be if you happened to be in the vicinity of Oxford St on February 11th. London’s most famous street has had a lot of bad press recently because of its car pollution levels but the refreshing talent on show was […]

  • Miro's Studio – The Mayoral
    Miro’s Mayoral
    Posted in: Shows & Exhibitions

    So going by the title is this an exhibition where visitors are invited to the studio of the great Spanish artist and get to check out his pristine footprints on the paint-spilled floors? Well not exactly but close enough. This immersive exhibition at Mayoral, Duke St, Piccadilly is a reproduction of the atelier where he […]

  • Out of Chaos: Ben Uri 100 Years in London
    Posted in: Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    The current global migrant crisis, where predominantly Muslim nationals are fleeing war and poverty draws some parallels with Jewish refugees fleeing persecution at the turn of the century and during World War 11. This exhibition at Somerset House titled Art, Identity and Migration focuses on the work of Jewish immigrants or their descendants with the […]