Film is Art: The Magical World of Andrew Sinclair

For one week Timothy Langston, LAPADA member, is showing works by Andrew Sinclair. Pieces of art, history and film; of fantasy transport and the imagination of Surrealism; of cinematic movement as well as static poise will be played out on numerous stage sets at this Pimlico Road gallery. In providing a pictorial history of the 20th...

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Battersea Arts Centre hosts Phoenix fundraising event

Following a fire last month, Battersea Arts Centre is hosting an event tomorrow to fundraise for repairs to the severe damage that was the result of the blaze. The event will take place on Saturday 18th April and a range of talent will take to the stage at Southbank Centre...

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Mirrors to Windows: The Artist as Woman

  This feature documentary follows and explores the lives of 10 women artists, from the youngest, aged 22, to the oldest, Rose Wylie, aged 82. After three years filming in the various artists’ studios in London, and following some on location, Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Susan Steinberg, tells the story of...

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Everland

Everland By Rebecca Hunt Penguin Books 2015 £8.99 ISBN: 978-0141049939     Rebecca Hunt’s debut novel, Mr Chartwell, evocatively realised Winston Churchill’s infamous ‘black dog’ of depression as an actual, vicious beast. Her much-awaited second book, Everland, is equally haunting; both novels share a commitment to creative storytelling, but also...

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Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

Gardens are a paradise on Earth and they have a long history, during which their character was forever changing. This superb exhibition traces the development of gardens, mostly royal, through paintings, drawings, flowers decorating porcelain, botanical studies, books, manuscripts, tapestries and decorative arts. Many rare and important treasures from the...

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Calling all artists in painting and drawing

Enter now for Griffin Gallery Open   · Call for entries to the Griffin Gallery Open – submission closes May 25   · Approximately 80 works to be exhibited at Griffin Gallery  July 23 – August 21 2015   · Prizes to be awarded at the Griffin Gallery Open Private...

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Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty

Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty V&A Until 19 July 2015 Admission £16 www.vam.ac.uk/savagebeauty   The buzzwords have been buzzing about like sewing bees in the press: ‘Iconic’, ‘Genius’, ‘Tortured’, ‘Innovative’, ‘Outspoken’. All, no doubt, true, but the main focus of this busy and rich exhibition is not so much on...

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Women’s place in architecture

Look in the index of a first edition (1940) of J M Richards’ important book An Introduction to Modern Architecture and you will find no women. Zilch, nada. Advance time by half a century, to 1990, and more than 50 are featured from around the world in Women in Architecture...

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Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art

  British Museum   26th March 2015 – 5th July 2015   The Ancient Greek civilisation has exercised an unfailing fascination for many great minds throughout history. This civilisation gave us a model for art which, perhaps, we have equalled but not surpassed. The Greeks excelled in every domain of...

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Alistair Gibson Sculpture

Alastair Gibson Sculpture Dorchester Collection 45 Park Lane. London W1K 1PN Until 1 June 2015   Look up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane?… Nope, it’s a carbon fibre fish. And a manta ray at that, swooping over the entrance lobby of 45 Park Lane,...

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