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Alexander McQueen

Bees. Florals and Perfect fabric manipulation Rose dress Lee Alexander McQueen CBE (17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010) was an English fashion designer and couturier. He founded his own Alexander McQueen label in 1992, and was chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001. His achievements in fashion earned him four British Designer of… Continue reading Alexander McQueen

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Ben Nicholson: From the Studio

Pallant House Gallery is currently hosting a major exhibition of the celebrated Modern British artist Ben Nicholson OM (1894 –1982). Talc du coty 1932 Oil on board          The exhibition explores the importance of still life and the studio within Nicholson’s art– from early highly-finished paintings to abstract reliefs that secured his international reputation. On… Continue reading Ben Nicholson: From the Studio

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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