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The Vulgar at Barbican Art Gallery

The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined

at Barbican Art Gallery
Until 5th February 2017

Good taste is one of those attributes, like a good sense of humour, that we would all like to believe we have. 453 more words


"The Vulgar exposes the scandal of good taste"

When you think of the word “vulgar”, what comes to mind? What is taste? Good taste, bad taste? Why can the Mondrian dress be considered as vulgar? 59 more words


My new East London hipster/awesome job leads me ‘out of office’ two days a week. Day one and I was reveling in working in my pants, but as winter draws in it leaves me with fewer options; heating the house to tropical temperatures and feeling the wrath of my flatmates or braving social working spaces… 205 more words

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A Flash of the Futura with Barbican Centre

It is without a doubt that branding and visual identity for any organisation is key to its growth and differentiation from competitors. For museums, theatres, exhibition spaces, galleries, etc., the branding and identity is a chance to express the ideals and vision of the cultural institution.  277 more words


Every Inch A King?

Sometimes there seem to be theatrical trends which cut across various productions. Surely it was more than a coincidence that these were amply demonstrated across two Shakespeare production which I went to in the last few days. 1,046 more words


Long-awaited 'Eine Alpensinfonie'

Thu 24 Nov 2016 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Barbican Hall, London

ROSSINI Overture: William Tell
BRUCH Violin Concerto No 1
STRAUSS Alpine Symphony

Sir Antonio Pappano… 689 more words


London’s 2017 cultural offering

London’s cultural offering in 2017 is jam packed with blockbuster exhibitions, world-class performing art, openings, events and much more – here’s our pick of some of the best to look out for! 2,331 more words