Review Round Up: Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece, British Museum

The British Museum’s latest exhibition examines how Greek sculpture helped to inspire Auguste Rodin. Here’s what critics had to say about it…  The Guardian: ***** “Cold? Rigid? Rodin didn’t think ancient Greek art was either of those things and nor will you after seeing the mad, marvellous exhibition that the British Museum’s sensitive Hellenophile curator… Read More

PREVIEW: Oceania, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts will present an exhibition focusing on Oceanic work, which will be on display from the 29th September.  The exhibition will celebrate the art of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, encompassing the vast Pacific region from New Guinea to Easter Island, Hawaii to New Zealand, bringing together 200 exceptional works from public and private… Read More

Review Round Up: Monet & Architecture, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s latest exhibition concentrates on the relationship between the artist and architecture to offer a new way to examine his work. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… The Guardian: ***** “At first sight, Monet & Architecture may seem like just another excuse to bathe in that unequalled light (et pourquoi… Read More

PREVIEW: Art Now: Lisa Brice, Tate Britain

Tate Britain will present the South African artist’s work for the first time from the 26th April.  This exhibition of the artist’s work is set to include large-scale new and recent paintings which address the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude. These will be on display alongside sketches, drawings and studies, her paintings recast female… Read More

PREVIEW: Oneness Wholeness, Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery is to present a major new exhibition showcasing the work of French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar.  On display at the gallery from the 15th May, Oneness Wholeness will be Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s first UK exhibition since The Real Me, his debut in London in 2014. As one of the first artists to showcase Iran through eastern eyes and to challenge the negative constructs of the… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announces Shortlist for BP Portrait Award 2018

The London gallery has confirmed the four shortlisted artists for this year’s BP Portrait Award, the winner of which will be announced in June.  With the prize being awarded in a ceremony on the 11th June, the National Portrait Gallery has confirmed the four shortlisted artists up for this year’s award, who were selected from  2,667… Read More

PREVIEW: Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum has confirmed details of its Autumn exhibition, on display from the 8th September.  In its exhibition, the V&A will explore how contemporary  designers, players and critics are pushing boundaries in videogames in radical new ways in this first exhibition of its kind. This new display will offer visitors a glimpse into the… Read More

PREVIEW: China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson, Brunei Gallery

The Brunei Gallery at the SOAS University of London will present an exhibition focusing on John Thomson’s 10 years in Asia.  This will be the first London exhibition to be  devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson and his photography of Asia and will be on display from the 13th April. All of the 150 year… Read More

PREVIEW: Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire, National Gallery

The National Gallery is to present an exhibition examining the work of Thomas Cole depicting the American landscape.  The British-born artist is best known for his  epic vistas, dramatic natural settings, and imaginative landscapes, depicting nature at its most powerful and the National Gallery will present 58 of his works. Many of the works that will… Read More