REVIEW:Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery

Claudio Rasano won the annual photographic portrait prize for his photograph of a Johannesberg schoolboy –  but what is the rest of the exhibition like?  What is always fascinating to see in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is the wide variety of work that is on display and the different approaches to photography that are… Read More

First Glimpse… at the New V&A Gilbert Galleries

The Victoria and Albert Museum has today (16th November) opened its new Gilbert Galleries, filled with over 500 highlights from one of the most important collections of decorative art ever given to the nation. All four rooms of the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries have been updated and feature numerous objects collected by 20th century collectors… Read More

REVIEW: Rumpy Pumpy!, Union Theatre

This fascinating story of two women’s attempts to decriminalise prostitution is surprisingly heartwarming – even if none of the characters have any real depth to them. Based on a true story, Barbara Jane Mackie’s musical follows the story of Jean Johnson and Shirley Landels, two brave ladies from the Hampshire Women’s Institute who decide to campaign for the… Read More