Art Exhibitions

Veronese Exhibition at National Gallery a Glorious Success

Victoria Sadler | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

In Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice, the National Gallery has brought together a vast and extraordinary collection of work from this Renaissance Master, one of the most influential artists of the 16th century.

Eleanor Moreton: Tales of Love and Darkness

Bob Chaundy | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

Eleanor Moreton's oil paintings, full of vivid colours that combine both the narrative and the abstract, have used history, mythology and psychoanalysis as reference points for her artistic themes. In her current exhibition, Tales of Love and Darkness, she uses traditional types of imagery - portraits and landscapes - as a vehicle for exploring them.

Is Your Muff Big Enough? Introducing Miss Pokeno and the Sisters of Perpetual Resistance

Bidisha | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

I first discovered the work of artist Miss Pokeno at the Guildhall Art Gallery's ongoing Victoriana exhibition, which runs until 8th December this year.

Hen Party II: The Really Wild Show (PG Rating)

Charli Morgan | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

I couldn't have fist-pumped the air any harder when Packham's pecker was unveiled (without assistance) and he presented us with charcoals and pencils for life drawing. He clearly thought I'd never seen a pencil before.

The Absurdities of Life in Palestine: The Life and Art of Khaled Jarrar

Tam Hussein | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tam Hussein

Jarrar's art--a combination of sculpture, film, photography and painting--is born out a life throwing stones in the intifada, working as a carpenter while dreaming of art, and serving in Yasser Arafat's presidential guard.

Mark Powell 'Drawing on History' Private View Launch

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK
Ben J. Cotton

The evening of Friday July 26 saw the launch party of the long awaited solo show 'Drawing on History' by biro artist Mark Powell at the Hang-Up Gal...

Meet the Artist: Mark Powell

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Mark Powell uses nothing but a simple Bic Biro ballpoint pen to create incredibly detailed portraits of the elderly. His chosen canvases are antique documents dating from 1763 onwards.

Joe Webb 'Pulp Friction' Private View Launch at Hang-Up Gallery

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

The evening of Friday 7 June saw the launch party of the long awaited solo show Pulp Friction by collage artist Joe Webb at the Hang-Up Gallery in ...

New World Disorder - D*Face at StolenSpace Gallery

Bob Chaundy | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

The exhibition is aptly entitled New World Disorder though the idea reflects his fascination with consumerism, materialism and social dysfunction.

A Fresh Approach to Flesh

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Visualise a kind of living sculpture, half human half metal and picture the scene... Two people walk into a gallery, naked, and are taped to a sculptu...

John Walter

Bianca Brigitte Bonomi | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bianca Brigitte Bonomi

Vitrine Bermondsey Street's latest exhibition features new paintings by John Walter and encapsulates the ornate, bold and iconoclastic vision of his maximalist aesthetic.

The Future in an Instant

Bianca Brigitte Bonomi | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Bianca Brigitte Bonomi

A recent exhibition of what organisers have termed the University of the Arts London's 'brightest and best students' has provided a refreshing and necessary glimpse into some of the artists likely to play a significant role in the future of British art.

Genesis by Sebastião Salgado: Exhibition Review

Sumeet Grover | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

Genesis, an unfathomable eight-year long work, that took the Brazilian documentary photographer Sebastião Salgado to 32 countries, explores the earth in the way it must have originated and the way its vast undiscovered stretches have remained untouched

Visions of Fashion

Laura Schnittger | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Style
Laura Schnittger

Paintings represent visions of fashion. Shapes project an abstract expression of an idea, philosophy and emotion playing with form, texture and motion. The paintings seem to incarnate pieces of cloth, covered up by - well art.

Very Well Thus! Sea Journeys in Contemporary Art

Nancy Campbell | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nancy Campbell

No two artists have the same response to the sea.

Saloua Raouda Choucair Exhibition Opens at the Tate Modern, London

Stuart Forster | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Stuart Forster

Choucair, who still lives in Beirut, developed passionate interests in architecture, Islamic art, and then Western abstract art. These influence her work.

David Inshaw: 'The Greatest Living Proponent of the English Romantic Tradition'

Robert Upstone | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Robert Upstone

On the eve of The Fine Art Society's major David Inshaw exhibition, Robert Upstone considers what it is that makes his work so important

Getting Arty for the Nike Air Max 25th Anniversary

Sarah McGiven | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most iconic trainer styles - the Nike Air Max. As part of their celebrations to mark the occasion, Nike commissioned various London artists to interpret some classic Air Max styles and the results now form part of a 'Nike Air Max Reinvent' exhibition...

Modern British Murals

Robert Upstone | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Robert Upstone

To coincide with the publication of an important new study of British Murals in the Twentieth Century, The Fine Art Society in London has staged a major exhibition of these important works.

While They Were Sleeping

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What started out as an academic art project has developed into a series of beautiful images that capture how couples move during their slumber hours. ...

Planet Appetite: Cézanne and the Past - Tradition and Creativity at Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts, Hungary

Rupert Parker | Posted 05.02.2013 | Home
Rupert Parker

Budapest makes a great destination for a long weekend with its many fine buildings, funky bars and excellent restaurants. I certainly recommend a long soak in one of the many thermal baths after a hard night on the tiles.

A Question of Colour at Somerset House

Emily Luxton | Posted 27.01.2013 | Home
Emily Luxton

Although not all the answers are there, A Question of Colour is certainly a good response to Cartier-Bresson's unintended challenge. If anything, the exhibition shows how the development of colour photography over time has given a new dimension to street photography.

Seven Priceless Paintings Stolen From Netherlands Museum

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Seven priceless paintings by world-famous artists including Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Henri Matisse have been stolen from a museum in the Nether...

David Inshaw in Conversation

Robert Upstone | Posted 24.11.2012 | Home
Robert Upstone

There can be few British Art lovers unfamiliar with David Inshaw's painting The Badminton Game. On the eve of his 70th birthday and a major new exhibition at The Fine Art Society, Robert Upstone went to visit him in Wiltshire.

Classical Music From Scratch: B is for Brains

Hattie Garlick | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hattie Garlick

If I've learnt anything, it's that Enya should come with a health warning (then again, I think I knew that instinctively already).