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London Art & Exhibition

London art and exhibition: Discover the latest exhibitions in London and explore museums and art galleries in the capital.

MullenLowe NOVA Awards 2021

Remember that balloon dress that had tongues wagging all over the design world in 2019? The latex brainchild of Fredrik Tjærandsen, it was the overall winner of the MullenLowe NOVA Awards for Fresh Creative Talent, a 10-year partnership between Central Saint Martins and global marketing communications network MullenLowe Group. In case you haven’t heard of…

Gold and Glory Hampton Court Palace

Gold and Glory at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is re-opening its exalted doors with Gold and Glory, an exhibition celebrating the legendary coming together of Henry VIII and Francois I at the Field of Cloth of Gold. The exhibition showcases the extraordinary savoir-faire of Tudor England and Valois France with a priceless and astonishing collection of tapestry and textile, artwork…

London’s alternative museums: 22 quirky & unusual museums you absolutely must see when you visit London

Last updated on May 27th, 2021 at 06:07 pmLet’s go and discover some alternative museums in London: 22 must-see unusual, off-beat, historical and secret museums everyone should visit at least once in London You’ve done the Tower of London, the British Museum, Madame Tussauds and Westminster Abbey. But there’s so much more to London than…

Rokeby Venus, Venus at her Mirror, National Gallery

In Conversation with Venus at the National Gallery

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 01:08 pmI’m Venus at Her Mirror, but some people call me the Rokeby Venus or the Toilet of Venus. You can just call me Venus. The little fellow holding my mirror and helping me with my toilette  is my son, Cupid. Maestro Diego Velasquez’s bold brushstrokes poured life…

Watts Gallery, Village

Watts Gallery and Artists’ Village Highlights

Last updated on June 30th, 2021 at 06:15 pmIf ever there was an excuse to visit the village of Compton in Surrey, the Watts Gallery is it. Located near Guildford, the Watts Village is dedicated to the works of the Victorian painter and sculptor, George Frederic Watts, and it’s one of the few galleries in…

Technicolour Dickens

Technicolour Dickens at the Charles Dickens Museum

Last updated on October 28th, 2020 at 10:05 amThink you know your Dickens? He’s poised, sombre, a mass of Victorian beard and he looks a little worn out, right?  But you’ll be thinking your Dickens again after touring Technicolour Dickens, a new exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum which brings him full throttle into the…

London Art Week

A Guide to London Art Week 2019

Last updated on December 2nd, 2019 at 06:37 amLondon Art Week, a six-day festival where art adrenaline courses through the veins of St James’s and Mayfair, kicks off on Sunday, December 1. Galleries and auction houses across both areas throw open their arty doors to the public with 32 exhibitions dedicated to pre-contemporary art. There’s…

The Moon and beyond – National Maritime Museum

Last updated on August 17th, 2020 at 07:15 amOld blue eyes Frank Sinatra and Tintin wanted to go there, whilst Constable, Turner and Kubrick were all infatuated with it. The moon has always held us in spellbinding fascination, as far back as the Ancient Mesopotamians. And over at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, you…

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