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Blue world

Mine was a blue world, a place of swirling oceans, soaring winds, and love as sure as the bluest of skies.  I carried that world with me deep into the city and plastered it across the scape, making it mine. 8 more words

Gillian Maine

I saw a Massacre of the Innocents at Buckingham Place!

After reading about it and seeing lots of photos of it online and in books I finally FINALLY got a chance to see Pieter Breughel’s great painting Massacre of the Innocents, at the Queens Gallery Buckingham Palace, yesterday. 303 more words


Art 4 Grenfell. A charity art auction conducted by Bonhams.

On Wednesday 21st Feb hosted by NatWest at The Atrium 250 Bishopsgate. All the proceeds going to the survivors.

Tickets can be obtained from

Www. Art4grenfell.org/tickets

Artist or Phenomenon? | Basquiat at the Barbican

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-88) was a dreadlocked Brooklynite; an artistic activist who imposed a social and political reform of black art culture during the seventies and eighties. 1,395 more words

Peter Doig

Is this the so-called “art world”?

Aside from the exhibitions themselves, the best part about going to see shows at Mayfair galleries is getting the chance to eavesdrop on earnest dealers spouting shit to potential buyers. 275 more words


LDN: Soutine’s Portraits: Cooks, Waiters & Bellboys

Art Exhibition

While others are careering round the Somerset House ice rink, you’ll find us in the north wing, checking out the cooks, waiters and bellboys at The Courtauld Gallery. 174 more words


Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into the Future

2017 has been defined by those left behind – who voted for a life that existed decades ago. The rise in prominence of radical right, populist leaders reflects a desire to return to a past untouched by the technological revolution and effects of globalisation. 225 more words