Tag Archives: Art

The London Art Salon: London’s art in a relaxed social setting

I often post on literary events and lectures, but Londoners have their choice of art lectures as well.  Here’s one salon which enables you to stay current with the exhibitions around town and do so in a relaxed setting. The London … Continue reading

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Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude at The Courtauld Gallery Opens October 23rd

“A groundbreaking exhibition of Egon Schiele’s electrifyingly frank nudes”RA Magazine “Do not miss this show – it is a once in a lifetime opportunity.”  Tatler  Despite living only until age 28, Egon Schiele is considered one of the most important … Continue reading

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Summer Exhibition 2014 at Royal Academy of Arts June 9-August 17, 2014

From the RA “Everything you’ll see at the Summer Exhibition represents what is happening in the art world right now. New and recent art created by everyone from emerging artists to the biggest names in contemporary art and architecture. This … Continue reading

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Renegade Craft Fair November 9th and 10th 11am-6pm, Old Truman Brewery

Christmas Shopping Idea: The Renegade Craft Fair  is a curated indie-craft marketplace showcasing the brightest talents in contemporary craft and design. The fairs bring hundreds of makers out of their studios and workshops and into the spotlight for a festive … Continue reading

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New 5×15 announced for 9th May 2013

At the Tabernacle on May 29th, the following speakers will be at 5×15 Alecky Blythe (playwright London Road) Thomas Keneally (author, Daughters of Mars) Kevin Powers (author Yellow Birds) Beeban Kidron (british filmmaker) James Meek (author of People’s Act of … Continue reading

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Fashion Illustration Workshop in Notting Hill, for all ages.

  It’s often a challenge to find something fun and creative to do on cold February weekends – many of us prefer to stay inside under a warm blanket and watch Modern Family reruns.  But if  you’ve resolved for the … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol: The Portfolios – Dulwich Picture Gallery June 20th – Sept 16th

  A new exhibition at Dulwich Gallery features some of Warhol’s most iconic print portfolios as well as lesser known sets. From the Dulwich: “America’s master of Pop Art silk-screen technique is showcased in England’s oldest gallery. This will be … Continue reading

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Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition has opened this weekend and will run through August 12th. The world’s largest open submission contemporary art show, now in its 244th year, continues the tradition of showcasing work by both emerging and established artists … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry A film by Alison Klayman, June 22nd.

The Serpentine will present a film about Ai WeiWei, who helped design  its 2012 pavilion, opening today.   From the Serpentine: “The Serpentine Gallery presents a screening of journalist and film-maker Alison Klayman’s 2012 film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, a documentary … Continue reading

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London Road Returns- July 28- September 6th

Many of you weren’t able to get tickets to the sell out run of London Road at the National.  The award-winning production is returning, this time to the Olivier Theatre. From the National website: London Road documents the events of … Continue reading

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“Be Happy with What You Have”: Pembridge School Art Exhibition at Debut Gallery

Debut Contemporary, on Westbourne Grove in Notting Hill is proud to present “Be Happy With What You Have”- an installation piece made by the girls from Pembridge Hall Advanced Art Club Year 6 in collaboration with Debut artist Henry Wood. … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath’s ‘Three Women’. A Poem for Three Voices July 14th

. This is a rare opportunity to hear Sylvia Plath’s masterpiece, by kind permission of the Plath estate.  Sylvia Plath wrote Three Women for radio, a year before her death. It intimately traces the experience of pregnancy and childbirth and … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery – Glamour of the Gods – July 7- October 23

Glamour of the Gods is a celebration of Hollywood portraiture from the industry’s ‘Golden Age’, the period 1920 to 1960. From Greta Garbo and Clark Gable to Audrey Hepburn, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe, it is these portraits that transformed … Continue reading

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Royal Academy – The Watteau Drawings thru June 5th

With only one week left (closes on June 5), i highly recommend the Watteau exhibit at the Royal Academy.   I only went last week to accompany a friend from NY that was interested in seeing it.  I’ve never been overly … Continue reading

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