NEWS: Alice Mann’s All-Female Drum Majorette Series Wins Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

It has been announced that Alice Mann has won the 2018 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 for her  portrait series on the all-female teams of drum majorettes in South Africa’s Western Province.  The South African photographer was awarded the £15,000 prize at a ceremony which took place at the National Portrait Gallery in London last… Read More

Review Round Up: Elmgreen & Dragset: This is How We Bite Our Tongue, Whitechapel Gallery

The Whitechapel Gallery celebrates the work of Michael Elmgreen  and Ingar Dragset, who have worked together since 1995 in this brand new exhibition. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. Time Out: **** “The first two galleries of this show are brilliant, the final one – with all of its white sculptures – is a bit… Read More

Review Round Up: Mantegna and Bellini, National Gallery

The National Gallery brings the artist’s work together for an exhibition that examines a story of art, family, rivalry, and personality. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  Giovanni Bellini, with later additions by Dosso Dossi and Titian, The Feast of the Gods, 1514–29.National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Widener Collection, (1942.9.1).Image courtesy of… Read More

Review Round Up: Oceania, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts brings together some of the diverse art of the region of Oceania to help mark the 250th anniversary since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Telegraph: ***** “Five years in the making, Oceania is, then, a blast of a show, attesting to… Read More

PREVIEW: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery is to present the first exhibition of portraits by the Italian Renaissance artist.   Allegory of Virtue and Vice, 1505. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1939.1.156. Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.  Bringing together many of Lotto’s best portraits spanning his entire career… Read More

REVIEW: Ladies of Quality and Distinction, Foundling Museum

Coinciding with 100 years of female suffrage, the Foundling Museum’s Ladies of Quality and Distinction exhibition is bringing to life stories of women who were essential in the Foundling Hospital’s history. Since its opening, the Foundling Museum has been renowned for its elegant picture gallery containing the grand portraits of the key male figures in… Read More

Review Round Up: Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cezanne, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition brings together some  major Impressionist paintings from The Courtauld Gallery including works by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Manet, and Seurat. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Paul Cézanne,Hillside in Provence about 1890-2 .Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1926 © The National Gallery, London.  The Observer: ***** “Obviously the present collaboration, like the refurbishment itself, aims to change that by… Read More

Review Round Up: Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts presents an exhibition examining the career of Renzo Piano and how his work has impacted on the world of architecture. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. The Guardian: *** “this respectful exhibition brings home just how experimental the Italian architect’s career has been.” Culture Whisper: *** “In this… Read More

Review Round Up: I Object, British Museum

The British Museum’s latest exhibition explores what the  protestors think history is and who actually decides what history is through a series of objects selected by  Private Eye Editor Ian Hislop. Here’s what critics have said about the exhibition…. The Guardian: ** “Keeping it funny would have been a good idea. The history of satire, which Private… Read More

NEWS: Royal Academy of Arts Announces 2019 Exhibition Programme

The Royal Academy of Arts has confirmed details of its 2019 exhibition programme.  The Royal Academy of Arts will begin 2019 with an exhibition that brings together the work of the pioneering video artist, Honorary Royal Academician Bill Viola (b. 1951), with drawings by Michelangelo (1475-1564). On display from the 26th January, the exhibition will reveal… Read More