REVIEW: Vikings Live, British Museum

The 2014 exhibition Vikings: Life and Legend was brought to the screen, telling this fascinating story with plenty of clarity – but somehow feeling slightly flat. Filled with fascinating objects and capturing the story of the Vikings, it is certainly clear that in the creation of this exhibition, the British Museum put a lot of… Read More

REVIEW: Pompeii Live, British Museum

The museum’s first cinema live event of its 2013 exhibition Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum is available to watch for free on Youtube. Having been to Pompeii years ago and missed out on seeing this exhibition for myself, it is fantastic to see that the British Museum is allowing people to experience its… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks for 2020

Happy New Year! To celebrate arriving in 2020 – here’s LLLC’s guide to some exhibitions to look out for in the year ahead… Picasso and Paper, Royal Academy of Arts: the first major exhibition to open this year, Picasso and Paper will open to the public on the 25th January. This is a chance for… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks of 2019

Emma Clarendon selects her favourite exhibitions of 2019…. Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum: in terms of sheer scale and detail, this British Museum exhibition is impressive from start to finish. Chronicling all of the important elements of the history and story of Troy to explore whether this city actually existed, this display is engaging… Read More

REVIEW: Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum

The British Museum’s epically sized exhibition is as exhausting as it is exhilarating. This epic new exhibition at the British Museum is richly detailed and vibrantly brings to life the extraordinary story of Troy both from a mythological perspective while examining whether the city really existed. Starting with the mythological side of the exhibition, visitors… Read More

Review Round Up: Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the British Museum’s major exhibition examining the legacy surrounding Troy. BBC.co.uk: ***** “There is so much to enjoy in this show, it doesn’t matter that there is the odd dud along the way – I didn’t much like the Anthony Caro sculpture with sound effects as… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks: November 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best exhibitions opening in London this month… Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, Saatchi Gallery: heading to London as part of its world tour, this extensive exhibition featuring treasures discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb. The exhibition features over 150 artefacts – including many that have not… Read More

Review Round Up: Inspired by the East: How the Islamic World Influenced Western Art, British Museum

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the British Museum’s latest exhibition. The Guardian: ***** “One thing is undeniable in this exhibition of dreams. However prejudiced we may assume them to have been, westerners from the 15th to 19th centuries sincerely admired the beauty of Islamic art, architecture, crafts and lifestyles. It is… Read More

NEWS: British Museum Announces Inspired by the East: How the Islamic world Influenced Western Art Exhibition

The newly announced exhibition will be on display at the museum from the 10th October. The British Museum aims to uncover how Western artists have been inspired by the Islamic world with its upcoming exhibition, created in collaboration with Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) and is set to include a major loan of objects from the… Read More

PREVIEW: Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum

The British Museum’s forthcoming exhibition will be the first exhibition exploring the world of Troy in the UK. Revealing the legacy of the stories of the Trojan war, the British Museum will highlight the works of art inspired by the tales of war, love and loss that are wrapped up in the Trojan cycle of… Read More