Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 10th November

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week including reviews of Sydney and the Old Girl at the Park Theatre and Reputation at The Other Palace. Preview: Masterplan 25: The Oasis Photographs, h Club Gallery: to celebrate the 25th anniversary since the release of Oasis’s debut album,… Read More

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Review Round Up: Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece, National Gallery

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the National Gallery’s immersive exhibition exploring the creation of ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’. BBC.co.uk: ** “As layer-after-layer of the painting is peeled back, ceiling projections and art studio ephemera add to the sense of theatre in the darkened room.” Evening Standard: ** “it’s the gallery’s… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks: November 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best exhibitions opening in London this month… Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, Saatchi Gallery: heading to London as part of its world tour, this extensive exhibition featuring treasures discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb. The exhibition features over 150 artefacts – including many that have not… Read More

Review Round Up: Bridget Riley, Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery is presenting a retrospective of the British artist’s work. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews. iNews: ***** “To experience Riley’s works is to be exposed afresh to the thrill of seeing, the sensations induced by her optically challenging fields of lines, curves, spots and waves an unapologetic, bodily reminder that… Read More

PREVIEW: Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, Victoria and Albert Museum

On display from the 29th February, the V&A’s exhibition will re-examine the garment to reveal how it is a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion. Considered to be the ultimate symbol of Japan, the kimono is often considered to be traditional and unchanging. This new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum will present… Read More

Review Round Up: Pre-Raphaelite Sisters, National Portrait Gallery

We round up the reviews for the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition examining the untold stories of the women who contributed to the Pre-Raphaelite era. The Guardian: *** “In the main, women here enter the story as models or love interests, frequently both. Few of the paintings here are portraits in the literal sense. Instead, they… Read More

Review Round Up: Inspired by the East: How the Islamic World Influenced Western Art, British Museum

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the British Museum’s latest exhibition. The Guardian: ***** “One thing is undeniable in this exhibition of dreams. However prejudiced we may assume them to have been, westerners from the 15th to 19th centuries sincerely admired the beauty of Islamic art, architecture, crafts and lifestyles. It is… Read More

PREVIEW: Portraying Pregnancy, Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum’s newly announced exhibition will explore the way in which pregnant women have been portrayed in portraits over the last 500 years. On display from the 24th January 2020, the Foundling Museum’s new exhibition will examine how pregnant women have been portrayed in portraits over the last 500 years – particularly since up… Read More

PREVIEW: Buddhism, British Library

The British Library will explore the rise of Buddhism in a new exhibition that will open to the public from the 25th October. Discover how Buddhism grew from its beginnings in 6th-century BCE India to having over 500 million international followers today in this new exhibition at the British Library. The exhibition will feature Buddhist… Read More

Review Round Up: Gauguin Portraits, National Gallery

We round up the reviews for the National Gallery’s new Autumn exhibition. The Guardian: *** “But just when it should soar, this exhibition puts on the brakes. Its treatment of Gauguin in Tahiti is a mess. His greatest and most controversial achievements are sidestepped in favour of all those flowers. Tahiti is presented as the… Read More