The End of 2013 and a Preview of 2014...

The End of 2013 and a Preview of 2014...

23.01.2014
My exhibition Zandra Unseen at the Fashion and Textile Museum closed 31 August, 2013 to make way for the gorgeous Belville-Sassoon exhibit....
Life in the Arts Lane - Week 59 - Westward by Road

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 59 - Westward by Road

22.01.2014
Back behind the wheel, with my trusty giant Twix nestling in my glove compartment, ready to grant me the benison of its exquisite chocolate,...

Taschen's 100 Illustrators: An Engaging Glimpse at Illustration's Finest

22.01.2014
Taschen's book 100 Illustrators, is aptly described by its editors as featuring "today's most successful and important illustrators from...

Warhol, To China And Back: The Art Market Changes Forever

20.01.2014
As a fascinating parallel export, Warhol's art itself can be seen as a strong foreshadowing of Chinese contemporary art; consider his 1972...

On The Streets - The Freshest Global Street Art - 17 January 2014

19.01.2014
Middle of January gave us fewer but more colourful and vibrant walls and here is what caught our eye this week.

Ballet Review: Le Corsaire, English National Ballet

18.01.2014
Le Corsaire (the pirate) is a bright, upbeat ballet, unlike the more popular but tragic ballets such as Swan Lake, Giselle and Romeo and...
Drawing Inspiration

Drawing Inspiration

18.01.2014
I am not embarrassed to admit that I often found myself crying when they were crying. Some of the survivors told me a lot and in detail;...

Meet The Artist: Patrick Thomas

17.01.2014
Graphic artist Patrick Thomas popped by the gallery last week to chat about why creating art makes his heart beat at 100BPM, his love of...

Photojournalist Timothy Fadek Says 'War Is like Football'

17.01.2014
Timothy Fadek calls himself a "news junkie" but he's really a photojournalist, one of the best. On this topic, he's modest. He chuckles...

Greater Than the Sum of Its Arts

17.01.2014
Azerbaijan is not alone. In fact it's little wonder that a country like Qatar is also putting more and more focus in this area. For a place,...

Life in the Arts lane - Week 58 - Nature and Art

16.01.2014
I drove down to Dorset to visit the artist Simon Gudgeon. He has created an amazing aquatic sculpture park. Some years ago he bought a...
What Happens When You Believe That Anything Is Possible?

What Happens When You Believe That Anything Is Possible?

16.01.2014
I have always believed that anything is possible and that if you really want something, you'll find a way to make it happen. It's this...
I Don't Need a Picture of Diane Abbott

I Don't Need a Picture of Diane Abbott

15.01.2014
Taxpayers ask a great deal of their MPs. We want them to fix their pot holes, resolve their planning disputes and somehow stop people parking...
PHOTOS: London Traffic Sign Artbomber Uses Stickmen to Question Government

PHOTOS: London Traffic Sign Artbomber Uses Stickmen to Question Government

7.01.2014
If you've visited the City, Southbank or Southwark in the last couple of months, the odds are you've passed by - or under - Clet's work....