The Londoness

Born in Paris.

Made in London.

Teller of London Tales.

Erotic London, Erotic Art London, Erotic Art in London, Erotic Art Exhibition, Art exhibitions London, British art

In the Flesh – Erotic Art in London

As Cupid sharpens his arrow for Valentine’s Day, it’s time for me to take you on another fleshy tour of saucy London. I can reliably inform you that In the Flesh is the most popular post on Diary of a Londoness.  Which of course makes me laugh and wink right back at you. So follow me,…

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A Tour of JMW Turner’s House in London

You won’t see Joseph Mallord William Turner’s famous seascapes in Sandycombe Lodge in Twickenham, but you will be in the presence of the only three-dimensional work of art he left behind: the home he designed in west London.  A £2.4 million conservation programme has recently been completed on the Grade II listed house museum, during…

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Monet and Architecture at the National Gallery

Has there ever been a pilgrimage like it: Paris, London, Rouen and Venice seen through the eyes of Claude Monet? And what an impression it left: I swooned and swayed as I was transported back to my childhood in a warm cocoon of cobalt blue and vermilion nostalgia. The National Gallery’s latest mega-blockbuster art exhibition,…

Review – Quiz the Play

The first thing I will say about James Graham’s Quiz  at the Noel Coward Theatre is that the stage looked a heck of a lot like the set of Network  which has just had its final curtain call over at the National Theatre.  And whilst I’m a big fan of James Graham (Ink  was one of…