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Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life

There is no way I can beat the brilliant headline The Financial Times produced to describe this exhibition. ‘Charlotte Perriand: The thrill of the chaise at the Design Museum.’          This is the first retrospective of her work in the UK for 25 years and it draws on her archives in Paris and sheds new… Continue reading Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life

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Rite of Passage by Leila Alaoui

This small exhibition is the first major UK retrospective of Leila Alaoui, photographer, video artist and activist.   I was lucky enough to visit this exhibition before the second Covid lockdown. I am so pleased that I did, the images are amazing. The Exhibition will be open again after the end of this lockdown until… Continue reading Rite of Passage by Leila Alaoui

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THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER/WINTER EXHIBITION 2020

The summer exhibition has been an annual event since 1769 and is always an occasion for innovation, experiment and debate. But 2020 may prove to be its most extraordinary year yet, with the opening delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Indigo by Eileen Cooper OBE RA This is the exhibition that the critics love to hate.… Continue reading THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER/WINTER EXHIBITION 2020

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ARCHITECTURE For DOGS

I went to see this totally bizarre, and beautifully curated, exhibition at Japan House London. It is as the name suggests a series of houses for dogs designed by Architects. I think it should be called IN THE DOG HOUSE. However that said, what is it about dogs at the moment? Next week from 2nd… Continue reading ARCHITECTURE For DOGS

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Derek Jarman

My Garden's Boundaries are the Horizon This small, intense exhibition shows the life and work created during the last few years of Derek Jarman's life. It is currently at the Garden Museum next to Lambeth Palace and is on until 20th September. As well as a film maker Derek Jarman was also an artist and… Continue reading Derek Jarman