Upcoming visual art installation and auction to raise money for the Chelsea Academy

Upcoming visual art installation and auction to raise money for the Chelsea Academy

A visual art installation displayed in the shop window of Lots Road Auction House to be auctioned to fund raise for the Chelsea Academy Foundation, the charitable arm of Chelsea Academy. Local artists, residents, students and celebrities have created postcard sized artwork to sell at a live auction on the...

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Who’s Afraid of Drawing? at the Estorick Collection

Who’s Afraid of Drawing? at the Estorick Collection

Who’s afraid of . . . ? What?  Why drawing? And who is afraid of drawing? Not many of the artists featured in this new show in Canonbury Square, surely? Umberto Boccioni was an influential Futurist painter and sculptor, his most famous work was most probably Unique Forms of Continuity...

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After Grenfell:  Preserving North Kensington’s local history through the arts

After Grenfell:  Preserving North Kensington’s local history through the arts

  Local community organisations are developing an archive of North Kensington’s creative response during a period of rapid historical change since the Grenfell Tower fire with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Called the Kensington Art & Heritage Archive Project, the collection will preserve artworks and testimonies produced by...

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Damien Hirst paintings donated to British Museum

Damien Hirst paintings donated to British Museum

73 portrait drawings of Damien Hirst’s former business manager allocated to the British Museum under the Cultural Gifts Scheme A collection of 73 portraits of Frank Dunphy by Damien Hirst, known as”The Wolseley Drawings”, has been generously donated by Frank Dunphy through the Cultural Gifts Scheme and allocated to the...

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Public Outcry over proposed Holocaust Memorial

Public Outcry over proposed Holocaust Memorial

Updated plans for a Holocaust Memorial beside Westminster Palace have been attacked by campaigners who say it will waste millions of pounds. Critics say the Grade II*-listed Victoria Tower Gardens is the wrong location for the proposed learning centre with entrance pavilion, and courtyard. The Government’s updated plans, which reduce...

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