Seven Things to Do in Leicester Square at Easter

Looking for a few things to do in and around Leicester Square this Easter? Here are a few things you can do… Where is Peter Rabbit?, Theatre Royal Haymarket: if you have little ones why not hop along the Theatre Royal Haymarket to immerse yourself in the world of Beatrix Potter on stage until the… Read More

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PREVIEW: Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard & Oliver, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s upcoming exhibition will highlight the work of Hilliard and Oliver.   On display from the 21st February, Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver will be the first major display concentrating on Tudor and Jacobean miniatures in thirty five years. As well as bringing together key works from the National Portrait Gallery’s own collection, the display… 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

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite…Exhibitions of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, Love London Love Culture picks the best  exhibitions of the year… Ocean Liners: Speed & Style, Victoria and Albert Museum: this elegantly presented exhibition really brought to life the glamour and entertainment to be had for travellers onboard some of the world’s most renowned ocean liners. Throughly enjoyable from start to finish. Rodin & the Art of Ancient Greece, British Museum:  a true celebration of the art of sculpture as much as it nicely revealed the links between Rodin’s… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announces Autumn 2019 Exhibitions

The National Portrait Gallery has confirmed details of its Autumn 2019 exhibition season including the first-ever major exhibition to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art.  The London Gallery has confirmed details of  two exhibitions it will be displaying late 2019, with both displaying work that has never been seen in… Read More

Review Round Up: Gainsborough’s Family Album, National Portrait Gallery

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the National Portrait Gallery’s latest exhibition….  The Guardian: ***** “By turning our eyes to the portraits he did for his own pleasure and satisfaction, this exhibition reveals the greatness of Gainsborough. The people here are so alive, it’s as if the gallery had got some actors… Read More

NEWS: Alice Mann’s All-Female Drum Majorette Series Wins Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

It has been announced that Alice Mann has won the 2018 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 for her  portrait series on the all-female teams of drum majorettes in South Africa’s Western Province.  The South African photographer was awarded the £15,000 prize at a ceremony which took place at the National Portrait Gallery in London last… Read More

REVIEW: Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery examines the life and career of Michael Jackson through the influence he had on contemporary art to great effect in this engaging and fascinating exhibition.  I have to be honest when I say that I’m probably not the biggest fan of Michael Jackson in the world. I appreciate and respect his… Read More

Review Round Up: Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery celebrates the legacy the King of Pop had on contemporary art in this new exhibition. But what do the critics think?  The Guardian: **** ” He was an inspiration, a model, a tragedy. I have never thought about him so much as in the last 24 hours, and shall never think of… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announces Spring 2019 Exhibitions

The National Portrait Gallery has announced it will display an exhibition of works by Martin Parr and a major exhibition of Tudor miniatures in 2019.  Anne of Denmark by Isaac Oliver, c. 1612, Purchased with help from the Art Fund, 1957 © National Portrait Gallery, London. The National Portrait Gallery has announced two major exhibitions that… Read More