NEWS: The Duchess of Cambridge and National Portrait Gallery launch Hold Still Digital Exhibition

The Duchess of Cambridge and the National Portrait Gallery have unveiled the Hold Still digital exhibition, featuring one hundred portraits selected from 31,598 submissions during the project’s six-week entry period.  The selected works in the digital exhibition concentrate on three core themes – Helpers and Heroes, Your New Normal and Acts of Kindness – to present… Read More

PREVIEW: Francis Bacon: Man and Beast, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy’s exhibition will go on display from the 30th January. January 2021 will see the Royal Academy of Arts presenting the first exhibition to chart the development of the artist’s work through the lens of his fascination with animals and its impact on his treatment of the human figure. Francis Bacon: Man and… Read More

Opinion: Why I Love the Victoria and Albert Museum

Having recently reopened its doors to visitors for the first time since lockdown, Emma Clarendon explains why she loves paying a visit to the museum. There have been plenty of cultural venues that I have missed being able to visit since lockdown in March – but the Victoria and Albert Museum is certainly one that… Read More

PREVIEW: Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness of the Soul, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts is set to present an exhibition that will bring together the work of British artist Tracey Emin RA and the Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch.   Having been inspired by the Norwegian artist, Tracey Emin has selected some of the artist’s works to be displayed alongside her own. It will include… Read More

PREVIEW: Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Opening from today, here’s an idea of what to expect from the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival this year. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival is back for 2020, running in locations across Royal Greenwich andEast London. Given the ongoing pandemic, the festival has been adapted the programme and prioritise the… Read More

NEWS: Old Royal Naval College to Uncover History of Black British Mariners

This October the Old Royal Naval College will examine the history of the Black mariners who played a part in the venue’s own history. The Old Royal Naval College is set to present its brand new exhibition Black Greenwich Pensioners from the 3rd October to explore the hidden histories of the Black Royal Navy personnel… Read More

Review Round Up: Gauguin and the Impressionists, Royal Academy of Arts

Find out what critics have had to say about the latest exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. The Telegraph: **** “Packed with riches, this show cleverly reminds us just how much the collecting of art shapes our later interpretation of it.” The Observer: **** “It feels like a museum of French painting in miniature.… Read More

NEWS: National Gallery Announces Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Decor Exhibition

The newly announced exhibition will go on display at the gallery from the 11th September 2021. The National Gallery will bring together three of Monet’s paintings of water lilies in a new exhibition focusing on decorative arts by the Impressionist painters. Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Decor will reveal how the Impressionists were interested… Read More

Review Round Up: Blindness, Donmar Warehouse

The Donmar Warehouse has opened its doors to present a socially distanced sound installation based on José Saramago’s novel. WhatsOnStage: **** “The adaptation cannot entirely escape the flaws of the novel; having had one brilliant idea Saramago it seems to me that he struggles to make enough of it. What is utterly transfixing, however, is… Read More

Review Round Up: Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers, Design Museum

The Design Museum has now once again opened its doors to the public with a new exhibition that transports visitors through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been shaping the electronic music landscape. Find out what critics thought here: Evening Standard: ***** “It’s riveting, and as we leave in a pleasantly dizzied… Read More