Category Archive: Exhibitions

Designer Christmas trees by Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Olivia Putnam, Pierre Hermé

Each year Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs (roughly: Christmas Trees of the Designers) sees big names in fashion, design and architecture creating their own take on the traditional Christmas tree. The complete… Continue reading

Eat Your Heart Out — disgustingly brilliant baking

If you’re looking for something awesomely Halloweeny to do in London this weekend you should head over to St Bart’s Pathology Museum for Eat Your Heart Out. It’s the latest bake-stravaganza (is that… Continue reading

New horizons as Rothko and Sugimoto open Pace London

Pace Gallery has opened a London branch in the space just behind the Royal Academy to the right of where Haunch of Venison used to be. Opening the gallery is Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes… Continue reading

Sad Jesus is sad at Tate Britain’s Pre-Raphaelite exhibition

Tate Britain’s Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde exhibition piqued my curiosity enough that I willingly spent two hours in its crowded rooms, being gradually nudged around the exhibits by a tide of people. I remember… Continue reading

Pretty polar paper cut art by Ian Penney

Currently on show at the Charlotte Street Rebecca Hossack Gallery are the paper cuts of Ian Penney. At first I thought they were the work of Rob Ryan – an artist who Rebecca… Continue reading

Damien Hirst: Death, diamonds and dots

I’ve always had mixed feeling about Damien Hirst. Sometimes his work is provocative, interesting or beautiful. At other times I think he, more than anyone else, is flying the (invisible flag) for the… Continue reading

How cool is this Art Dispensing machine?

Last night I went to the launch of the Paraphernalia art show at Utrophia (just opposite Deptford rail station) – it’s a five person group show including Alexander Berchert‘s Toaster Pyramid – a… Continue reading

Seriously, do NOT miss this incredibly moving exhibition of Antarctic photography

One of the best exhibitions I’ve seen in recent times, The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography is on for just a few more weeks at The Queen’s Gallery,… Continue reading

Correcting Mondrian – site allows you to create your own Compositions

Some friends and I went to see the Courtauld Gallery’s Mondrian || Nicholson In Parallel show (very enjoyable, especially when you’re all spending the visit drafting a screenplay where Mondrian is a man… Continue reading

Get elemental at Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is celebrating the power of flowers with their Tropical Extravaganza until 4 March. Curated floral displays and sculptures inspired by the elements of fire, earth, air and water add colour to the botanical… Continue reading