National Portrait Gallery to Showcase Portraits by Leon Golub

The National Portrait Gallery is to showcase portraits of religious, political and military leaders painted by American artist Leon Golub in a new display it has been announced.  Paintings of leaders such as Castro, Pinochet and Brezhnev will be shown in the UK for the first time and go on display to the public on Friday… Read More

REVIEW: Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century, V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s latest photography exhibition is an awe inspiring, deceptive in size but beautifully exhibited display of Paul Strand’s work.  In this first exhibition for 40 years in the UK, Paul Strand’s work is wonderfully celebrated at the Victoria and Albert Museum, allowing his work to be completely appreciated in its many… Read More

PREVIEW: Triptyque, The Seven Fingers @Sadler’s Wells

Coming to the UK from Canada, The Seven Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main) returns to London with the UK premiere of their latest contemporary circus shows on the 1st and 2nd April.  Following their previous success with Sequence 8 and TRACES, the company have created a brand new show which sees them collaborating with… Read More

Review: Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy & Tchaikovsky, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s latest exhibition celebrates the best of the Golden Age of Russian culture through a series of portraits of those who influenced Russian culture.  Russia and the Arts is certainly a display that has plenty of pride and talent woven into its very core – but it is hard not to feel that… Read More

Review Roundup… NotMoses, Arts Theatre

The world premiere of this new play, written and directed by Gary Sinyor runs at the Arts Theatre until the 14th May. But is it as great as it makes out to be or should it disappear quietly?    WhatsOnStage: **Jane Kemp found: “Sadly, Sinyor’s concept is stretched much too thinly to sustain a show… Read More

Review: Hairspray, New Victoria Theatre Woking

Welcome to the Sixties! Courtesy of this bubbly and lively production of Hairspray, currently on its UK tour.  Given everything that is happening in America at the moment and the comments that Donald Trump has been making, watching Hairspray proves just how relevant it is today and how things still haven’t really changed from the… Read More