Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

German writer, Norman Ohler, speaks about his discovery of the role of drugs in Nazi Germany.   Ohler is the author of Blitzed, a worldwide best-seller that explores the largely unknown but widespread drug use in the Third Reich.     Ohler grew up in Berlin in the 90s, the...

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Tribal Art London – VIDEO

Tribal Art London – VIDEO

  On Wednesday 6th September, Mall Galleries, opens the 10th annual show of Tribal Art London. Exhibitors will be offering a variety of tribal art from across the globe, from traditional sculpture, clothing and tattooing. This is the only tribal art fair of its kind in the UK. The show...

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Dunkirk

Dunkirk

It has not passed many commentators by that the Dunkirk spirit is alive and well after the EU referendum voted we leave Europe: Britain standing alone against Europe and the world; the nation united against the common enemy; defeated and ridiculed, isolated and independent. Christopher Nolan has taken the raw...

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Royal Gifts at the summer opening of Buckingham Palace

Royal Gifts at the summer opening of Buckingham Palace

This summer visitors to the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace will enjoy a special display of more than 200 gifts presented to Her Majesty The Queen throughout her 65-year reign. A paperweight made from a dinosaur bone, a Union Flag badge that has travelled into space, a handbag woven from...

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Sargent: The Watercolours

Sargent: The Watercolours

Although he had been painting in watercolour since he was a boy, his work as a portraitist in oils completely overshadowed this difficult and demanding medium. Dulwich Picture Gallery has managed to bring together 80 works from all over the world to celebrate his extraordinary skills as a painter who...

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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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