PREVIEW: Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One, Tate Britain

Tate Britain has confirmed details of its upcoming exhibition that examines the impact WWI had on British, German and French art. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie. Acquired by the Federal State of Berlin © Estate of George Grosz, Princeton, N.J. 2018.  Marking 100 years since the end of World War I, Tate Britain’s upcoming exhibition… Read More

REVIEW: Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, Victoria and Albert Museum

Filled with gorgeous detail and imaginatively laid out, this latest Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition leaves you longing for the era of ocean liners once more.  The Victoria and Albert Museum have once again created an imaginatively designed exhibition that truly captures the glamour and sophistication that ocean liners provided over the last 100 years.… Read More

PREVIEW: Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, Tate Modern

Tate Modern has announced a new exhibition examining the  intertwined stories of photography and abstract art will be on display from the 2nd May.  Otto Steinert, 1915-1978 Luminogram II 1952. Jack Kirkland Collection Nottingham © Estate Otto Steinert, Museum Folkwang, Essen This newly announced exhibition will explore photography in relation to the development of abstraction, from the early experiments… Read More

REVIEW: Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain, Two Temple Place

This fascinating exhibition expertly weaves history and music showcased through  a wide range of artefacts.  The history of how jazz came to exist in America is well documented – but how did it come across to Britain and what was its effect on the people over here? With Two Temple Place’s latest exhibition these two… Read More

Review Round Up: Charles I: King and Collector, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts reunites King Charles I’s art collection – for the first time since the 17th century. Here’s what critics have had to say about it…  The Guardian: **** ” Nationalise the egregious monarchist folly that is the Royal Collection. Put these wonderful paintings and sculptures in our public galleries where anyone can… Read More

PREVIEW: Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings, Omer Tiroche Gallery

The gallery has announced the first new exhibition of 2018 will focus on Yayoi Kusama’s small pumpkin paintings.  On display from the 1st March, this new exhibition of the artist’s work will concentrate on her smallscale pumpkin paintings and is the first time that this small body of work will be displayed together in the UK.… Read More

PREVIEW: Murillo: The Self Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery is set to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo with a display of his self-portraits.  This latest exhibition at the National Gallery will reunite the artist’s only two known self-portraits for the first time in over three hundred years. They will displayed alongside six other portraits including Murillo’s first known… Read More

NEWS: House of Illustration Announces 2018 Exhibitions

The House of Illustration has announced details of its 2018 exhibition programme.  Label for tinned flatfish, collection of Nicholas Bonner, image courtesy of Phaidon Study for Chevron, pencil and gouache on paper, 1937 © Estate of Enid Marx The venue’s 2018 programme will begin with Made in Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK   which will be displayed… Read More

PREVIEW: Monet & Architecture, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s spring exhibition will focus on the relationship between Claude Monet’s work and architecture.  This first purely Claude Monet based exhibition in London for twenty years will consider his work in terms of architecture when it goes on display at the National Gallery from the 9th April.  Monet & Architecture will feature over… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 7th January

Welcome to 2018 everybody! Here’s Love London Love Culture’s first round up of the most popular reads of the year…. 1. Review of Eugenius at the London Palladium:  with the full scale production of this new musical coming to The Other Palace from the 22nd January, discover what Love London Love Culture thought of its first… Read More