Promising London artist Khadija Saye work is displayed at Tate Britain

Promising London artist Khadija Saye work is displayed at Tate Britain

The work of the promising London artist Khadija Saye, who died in the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June is being displayed in her memory and all those who lost their lives at the Tate Britain. The 24-year-old artist had just produced her first major body of work and had...

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Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

On Ascension Day, every year, the Doge of Venice casts a ring into the sea, saying, “Desponsamus te, mare, in signum veri perpetuique domini” ( We wed thee, oh sea, as a sign of true and everlasting domination). This ceremony was originally established in 1000 AD and symbolised the maritime...

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Interview with Landscape Artist Natalia Avdeeva

Interview with Landscape Artist Natalia Avdeeva

Natalia Avdeeva is a familiar face on the streets on Kensington and Chelsea often with a brush in hand. A striking looking Russian artist she spends most of her time outside, painting and drawing Chelsea’s streets, parks, bridges, river and iconic cityscapes. This summer over 150 of her latest works...

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Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti

KCW Today Senior Arts Correspondent reviews the Alberto Giacometti exhibition at the Tate Modern. In the same way that it is said owners begin to resemble their dogs, Giacometti must be one of the few artists that resemble their work. With chiselled angularity, mad hair and hooded eyes, he is...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Charity CW+ has recently collaborated with the Chelsea Arts Club to host a new exhibition of works at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital which can be found on the 1st Floor walkway between Lift Banks B and C. The Chelsea Arts Club has been based in Kensington and Chelsea for 125...

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London Uncovered: Photographs by Peter Dazeley

London Uncovered: Photographs by Peter Dazeley

London Uncovered is a welcome follow up to photographer Peter Dazeley’s earlier work, Unseen London, and again has most informative accompanying text by Mark Daly. It describes both familiar places and those which are less known in the capital. There is a wide range of subjects from places of worship...

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Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

The NPG could well have followed pocket cartoonist Osbert Lancaster’s lead when he called his book of memoirs All Done from Memory, as Sir Howard only used his memory when starting a painting. Some poorly-informed visitors may be baffled by the nature of the paintings on display, and wonder what...

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America After the Fall at the Royal Academy

  Senior arts correspondent Don Grant visits the Royal Academy to review America after the fall for KCW Today. Compared to the very busy galleries downstairs, full to overflowing with vibrant Russian art, this is a quiet backwater in comparison, although it does contain some dark and violent images. America...

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War in the Sunshine: The British in Italy 1917-1918

War in the Sunshine: The British in Italy 1917-1918

War in the Sunshine: The British in Italy 1917-1918 Estorick Collection 39a Canonbury Square Until 19 March 2017 Admission £6.50 After more than just a lick of paint, the delightful Estorick Collection has opened its door after five months with an absorbing and fascinating exhibition of a forgotten part of...

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Winter Pictures For Sale at the Works On Paper Fair

Winter Pictures For Sale at the Works On Paper Fair

This unique Fair is organised by Hodgson Events Ltd and a large selection of pictures will be on sale at varying prices. Forty specialist art dealers will present drawings, watercolours and original prints from Early, Modern and Contemporary Styles. Pictures will include Paul Maze’s ‘The Lancer’s Uniform’ in pastel, which...

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