Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 24th March

Here’s a guide to what Love London Love Culture has been sharing this week… Review of Goodbye Norma Jeane at Above the Stag Theatre: this week saw LLLC paying our first visit to Above the Stage Theatre in Vauxhall to catch this production of Liam Burke’s nostalgic and entertaining play. Interview with Adam Nichols: this… Read More

Review Round Up: Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition is the first in the UK to focus on the work of Joaquín Sorolla. The Observer: *** “His painting is all effects, and concerned with effects. He is interested in the glint of patent leather, the transparency of gauze over cotton, above all the play of light on all sorts… Read More

PREVIEW: Sea Star: Sean Scully at the National Gallery, National Gallery

The gallery’s exhibition will feature new works by the Irish born artist, on display from the 13th April. Having been inspired by  the national collection and his love of Joseph Mallord William Turner’s painting The Evening Star (about 1830), Sean Scully’s new work highlights his admiration for colour, composition and the power of painting.  Considered to be one… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks for 2019

 Here’s LLLC’s top ten exhibition picks of the year…. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria and Albert Museum: this is just one of the major fashion exhibitions that the V&A will be presenting in 2019 – but this is the one Love London Love Culture is particularly looking forward to. Spanning from 1947 to the present day, the V&A will examine the… Read More

Review Round Up: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition highlights the Venetian artist’s work – but what have critics said about it?  The Observer: ***** “His portraits are puzzles, his life enigmatic, his reputation bizarrely neglected. Yet anyone who visits this tremendous exhibition will be instantly struck by one clear and certain truth about the Venetian master Lorenzo Lotto… Read More

NEWS: The National Gallery Announces Summer and Autumn 2019 Exhibitions

The National Gallery has today announced further details of its 2019 exhibition programme.  The National Gallery has announced an additional three Summer and Autumn exhibitions taking place next year – including a major Paul Gauguin display devoted to his portraits. On display from the 12th June, the gallery will present Bartolomé Bermejo:Master of the Spanish Renaissance . The… Read More

Review Round Up: Mantegna and Bellini, National Gallery

The National Gallery brings the artist’s work together for an exhibition that examines a story of art, family, rivalry, and personality. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  Giovanni Bellini, with later additions by Dosso Dossi and Titian, The Feast of the Gods, 1514–29.National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Widener Collection, (1942.9.1).Image courtesy of… Read More

PREVIEW: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits, National Gallery

The National Gallery is to present the first exhibition of portraits by the Italian Renaissance artist.   Allegory of Virtue and Vice, 1505. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1939.1.156. Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.  Bringing together many of Lotto’s best portraits spanning his entire career… Read More

Review Round Up: Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cezanne, National Gallery

The National Gallery’s new exhibition brings together some  major Impressionist paintings from The Courtauld Gallery including works by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Manet, and Seurat. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Paul Cézanne,Hillside in Provence about 1890-2 .Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1926 © The National Gallery, London.  The Observer: ***** “Obviously the present collaboration, like the refurbishment itself, aims to change that by… Read More

Top Five Exhibitions: September 2018

As we head towards Autumn, here’s a guide to some of Love London Love Culture’s top exhibitions opening next month…. 1. Oceania, Royal Academy of Arts: on display from the end of September, the Royal Academy will explore the diverse art work that has emerged from the Oceania region. The work on display will range from… Read More