Review Round Up: Lubaina Himid Exhibition, Tate Modern

We round up the reviews for the Tate Modern’s exhibition exploring the work of the Turner Prize winning artist. The Guardian: *** “If Tate Modern thinks painting is now modern, it needs to give some thought to why some paintings are just decorative, while others are profound. There’s nothing here to show why this particular… Read More

Review Round Up: Hogarth and Europe, Tate Britain

We round up the reviews for Tate Britain’s Autumn exhibition on display until the 20th March 2022. The Observer: *** “But by involving so many artists from so many places, something is lost. Hogarth and Europe is exhaustingly diffuse. Nor was I keen on its curators’ painfully extreme anxiety towards social attitudes in this period;… Read More

Review Round Up: Peru: A Journey in Time, British Museum

We take a look at what the critics have had to say about the British Museum’s latest exhibition. The Guardian: ***** “This exhibition takes you outside yourself, if you let it, into a world of predatory gods and magic music. The most amazing object is a giant clay drum, from the Nasca civilisation, painted with… Read More

NEWS: The Art of Banksy Announces Extension to London Run

The exhibition which celebrates the work of Banksy is now booking until May 2022. It has been confirmed that due to popular demand, The Art of Banksy is now booking in London until the 22nd May 2022. Featuring over 90 authenticated Banksy pieces gathered from private collections across the globe, the exhibition is based in… Read More

REVIEW: Bags: Inside Out, Victoria and Albert Museum

This exhibition at the V&A makes a compelling argument of the fact that handbags are certainly more than a fashion statement. As a girl who loves her handbags, this was an exhibition that was well worth catching. As well as being filled with a dazzling array of different styles of bags, Bags: Inside Out really… Read More

Review Round Up: Late Constable, Royal Academy of Arts

We round up the reviews for the Royal Academy’s exhibition, focusing on the last 12 years of the artist’s career. The Guardian: ***** “On the evidence of this exhibition, the Turner prize should be relaunched (and God knows it needs a jolt) as the Constable prize – for Constable in his later works is the… Read More

PREVIEW: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, Cannon Factory

This new exhibition allows visitors to explore Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel without having to take a trip to Rome. With tickets on sale now, take an up-close and personal look at one of the most famous pieces of art – thanks to digital technology and the LA-based SEE Global Entertainment, visitors can explore the Sistine Chapel… Read More

Review Round Up: Beano: The Art of Breaking the Rules, Somerset House

We round up the reviews for this new exhibition at Somerset House. The Guardian: ***** “Critics are all about having rules, or at least opinions. As my cartoon self says in the comic strip: “It’s a MESS-TERPIECE!” How could I possibly disagree?” The Times: **** “A new exhibition at Somerset House, celebrating 70 years of… Read More

Review Round Up: Poussin and the Dance, National Gallery

Discover what critics had to say about the National Gallery’s latest exhibition. The Guardian: ***** “After all the joyous revelling in Rome’s grand carnality, Poussin became a grave painter of death in the landscape and a historian of the Christian creed. Maybe he just got older. Perhaps he woke up one morning in his studio… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Saturday 9th October

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on Love London Love Culture… Review of Spencer, London Film Festival: we have spent a bit of time this week covering the BFI London Film Festival and that has included attending the screening of this new Princess Diana biopic, starring Kristen Stewart. In our review,… Read More