Photo London 2018 at Somerset House

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Admin under ART

What a brilliant, diverse and dynamic photo show this is, so much to interest anyone who is interested in any aspect of photography, the medium of our time. Now in its fourth year, Photo London is an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital and has become the keystone exhibition […]

Hokusai and Hiroshige – artists of the ‘floating world’

Posted on April 27, 2018 by Admin under ART

As it’s ‘Golden Week’ in Japan, which is a week from the 29th of April to early May containing a number of national Japanese holidays, here is some excellent Japanese art on show in London at the enchanting Henry Sotheran bookshop which is the longest established antiquarian booksellers in the world which was started in […]

The Arts – Suicide Sculptures, National Theatre Greed, Pop Pretensions

Posted on March 31, 2018 by Admin under ART

Mark Jenkins & Sandra Fernandez, Male Suicide I saw these poignant sculptures the other day walking along London’s South Bank on the LWT/ITV Tower, a powerful and compelling statement about the fact that every week, 84 men die from suicide in the UK. There are 84 life-size statues, based on real people, created by artist […]

Black Box Projects – Liz Neilson and Steve Macleod

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Admin under ART

‘Photographs’ the invite said, as indeed it was; but not as I knew them. I was lucky enough to attend the opening of a new Soho gallery where the work of two very different photographers was on show. Black Box Projects is a new art gallery which specialises in contemporary photography and contemporary art that […]