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Life in the Arts Lane - Week 75 - Collecting Ladybirds and Plates

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

Sorting through my books, I rediscovered a stash of Ladybird Books and spent a delicious couple of hours reveling in both an erstwhile collecting obsession and a flashback to my childhood. In the 60s, when I was learning to read, these little hardback books were my constant pleasure.

Saatchi On Paper

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

A new exhibition, titled Paper, has just open at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea based on one medium which is becoming more and more scarce: paper. We are living in an increasingly 'paperless' society.

Shoes, Book Launches and a 20th Birthday

Anna Bance | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Style
Anna Bance

It was a busy week of after work events and each one was very different. Here is a quick rundown of my top 3...

Manorbier Castle Chronicles

Celia Lyttelton | Posted 06.03.2013 | Home
Celia Lyttelton

The highlight of the festivities was 'Oliver Twisted' a satirical and subversive panto at the Tabernacle, off Portobello Road. Written by Peter Jack, 'Oliver Twisted' was worthy of 'Private Eye' at its best, laced with wicked wit and peppered with localized 'in' jokes.

Russian Art Week Launched in London this November

Theodora Clarke | Posted 21.01.2013 | Home
Theodora Clarke

On Thursday Russian Art Week will open in London. This is a major new event in the arts calendar in the United Kingdom. The project was set up by the online magazine Russian Art & Culture in conjunction with the major auction houses and galleries.

My First Art Critic

Ana Tzarev | Posted 23.10.2012 | Home
Ana Tzarev

I remember we had just finished doing a charcoal study of a set of three vases, when in walked the man who would become my first art critic: Marshal Tito. Marshal Tito had recently become the head of the Communist state, so he was well known, even to us 10 year olds. To say we were shocked beyond words is an understatement!

Strange Moments Captured By Google Street View

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 25.07.2012 | Home

When we discovered artist Jon Rafman's amazing Google Street View shots earlier this year, we couldn't get enough. So we were pretty excited to fi...

Scoop International Fashion Show - Belgian Designers, Fashion's Next Big Thing

Christine Babington Smith | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Style
Christine Babington Smith

In today's blog I thought I'd share my fabulous finds at this week's Scoop International Show. Launched in 2011 it's an industry fashion fair for boutique labels held at the Saatchi Gallery in London's Chelsea.

Chinese Contemporary Ink Art and High Modernism

Michael Goedhuis | Posted 14.08.2012 | Home
Michael Goedhuis

Last week the world witnessed the first auction with a section devoted exclusively to the sale of contemporary Chinese ink painting.

The Status of Fine Art Photography in a Digital Age

Kate Bryan | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Kate Bryan

How many photos have you seen today? How many did you take this week? We live in a world saturated with images, in an era where more and more cameras are being produced and streamlined into other products.

What Does Photography Mean Today?

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Sullivan | Posted 24.04.2012 | Home

What does photography mean today? 38 photographers from all over the world offer their perspective in a new exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery. Out ...

Wahlberg Desperate To Be Headhunted

PA | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Norwegian film star Aksel Hennie has given Mark Wahlberg the thumbs up to take on his role in the US remake of new thriller Headhunters. Aksel play...

Crafting Capital

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 11.03.2012 | Home
Rosy Greenlees

The nitty-gritty policy work that the Crafts Council does on behalf of the craft sector is not perhaps as glamorous as high profile exhibitions like the recent Power of Making at the V&A (their second most popular exhibition in the last ten years). However - it plays a vital role in how craft is perceived across government.