Anthony Whishaw Private View at Mishcon de Reya
A private view of Anthony Whishaw’ s exhibition, ‘Forces of Nature’, was recently held in the Africa House headquarters of Mishcon de Reya. The exhibition, curated by Selina Skipwith, is on until the end of [...]
Rose Wylie at Serpentine Sackler Gallery
It’s hard to believe that Rose Wylie’s current display, Quack Quack, at Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Hyde Park is her first institutional solo exhibition. Gathering material and ideas for her pieces from art history, cinema and [...]
From cruise ships to couture: the year ahead
Who knows what 2018 will bring? Life in Britain has been nothing if not unpredictable over the last few years, with the news and politics throwing up much in the way of surprises. But one [...]
The Working Artist: an epic collection of historic, realist paintings in Bow
Back in the 1920s, a collection of working-class people began an art group in Bethnal Green Men’s Institute in east London. From around 1928, these men and women became known as the East London Group [...]
Food for Being Looked At
The other day I posted a photograph of some summer salads I’d made on social media. Somewhat indulgent of me, perhaps; they were attractive concoctions with ‘interesting’ ingredients including pomegranate seeds and tahini dressing, but did [...]
What Hat am I Wearing Today?
The duo-exhibition from Paul Abbott and Alex Roberts, What Hat am I Wearing Today, is certainly thought-provoking. On for 20 days in South London gallery Moca, this multi-media art installation explores the non-stable identity-reality of [...]
Easy listening at the Summer Exhibition
The joy of the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition – 249 years young and going strong – is in wandering around and playing fantasy art buyer. If you had deep pockets would you empty them on [...]
Want the Inside Story?
Inside Stories; transforming prisoners’ lives through creativity. Thursday 22 June will be an historic day for author and journalist Erwin James. He’ll be speaking from the dock in The Old Bailey’s Court No. 1, right on [...]