Review Round Up: David Hockney: Drawing From Life, National Portrait Gallery

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this latest David Hockney exhibition. Evening Standard: **** “Right now over at the Royal Academy there are line portraits by Picasso that show greater clarity, sureness and economy of line (there’s an early etching of a naked Hockney facing an indifferent Picasso; he liked to pay… Read More

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NEWS: The Art of Banksy Exhibition Heading to London

The touring exhibition of the artist’s work will open in a yet to be announced location in South Kensington on the 23rd April. A touring exhibition of the works of artist Banksy is heading to London from the 23rd April it has been announced. While the exhibition is not authorised or curated by the painter,… Read More

REVIEW: Abba: Super Troupers the Exhibition, The O2

This detailed interactive exhibition effectively places the group’s music in context with the changing world in which they released their albums. It has to be said that it takes a certain kind of magic for a group to hold onto its fans long after they have split up and Abba is one of the unique… Read More

NEWS: Dulwich Picture Gallery Announces Woman in the Window Exhibition

The exhibition will complete the gallery’s 2020 exhibition programme,open to the public from the 14th October. The Dulwich Picture Gallery has confirmed details of its Autumn 2020 exhibition, Woman in the Window, on display from October. This display will explore how from ancient civilisations and Italian Renaissance paintings, to 21st century installation art, artists have… Read More

Review Round Up: British Baroque: Power and Illusion, Tate Britain

We take a closer look at what critics have been saying about Tate Britain’s latest exhibition. Evening Standard: ***** “This isn’t just a show to do with aristocratic and regal display. There are stunning architectural drawings of great houses and palaces. There’s a reminder of scientific advances with a close-up of a flea from Robert… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks: February 2020

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s picks of exhibitions opening in February that you may want to book a ticket for…. Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age, National Gallery: the National Gallery is set to present major exhibition exploring the artist’s move away from paintings of historical and biblical scenes to capturing every day… Read More

Review Round Up: Picasso and Paper, Royal Academy of Arts

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Royal Academy’s major exhibition exploring the artist’s many different uses of paper. The Guardian: ***** “While each section of the exhibition alights on a major theme – cubism and neo-classicism and surrealism, with Picasso’s relationship with Marie-Thérèse Walter, the war years and his later re-engagement with… Read More

PREVIEW: Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature, Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in collaboration with the BBC and Warner Bros have announced details of its Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature exhibition. On display from the 22nd May, this new exhibition will allow visitors to see creatures, specimens and artefacts from the museum’s collection displayed alongside elements from the wizarding world – recognisable to… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th January

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week…. Interview with Alice Krige: we chatted to the actress about starring in Persona, the first production to reopen the Riverside Studios, playing from the 21st January. Interview with Ron Elisha: the playwright spoke to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere production… Read More

PREVIEW: Bags: Inside Out, Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A is set to explore our ongoing fascination with handbags in a major exhibition devoted to the accessory. From the 25th April, the Victoria and Albert Museum will present an exhibition devoted to the accessory from designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, it is set to concentrate on the function,… Read More