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London's Art Scene 2016: A Month by Month Guide

Kate Gordon | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Kate Gordon

New year: it's the time for re-invention, re-discovery and resolutions. One of our resolutions is always to do more, learn more, see more. What better time than the New Year to take stock, to reflect, and to look forward. This is what we, at London Art Studies, are looking forward to in London in 2016.

Falling Leaves

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

London in the fall is a crowded schedule for art lovers, not only are the galleries returning from the long summer break, they are preparing themselves for the onslaught of art fairs and openings at major institutions. This year to beat the rush a myriad of private galleries are opening their shows a full week before the fairs, as well as at many public bodies.

Abuse of Power Comes as No Surprise

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

The Serpentine Galleries have two new shows that each in their own way contemplate the abuse of power. Leon Golub is the elder statesman of this type of political art, though the phrase the Abuse of Power comes as no surprise is a well known Jenny Holzer work.

Life In The Arts Lane - Week 89 - Four Exhibitions and a Dog

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

I therefore found myself rushing to see the Matisse cutouts at the Tate Modern, the Folk Art at Tate Britain, the Marina Abramovic at the Serpentine along with the annual pavilion there, as well as a show at the Science Museum by Joshua Sofaer called the Rubbish Collection.

Thoughts from 512 Hours, the Marina Abramović Exhibition

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gabrielle Leimon

The event had something interesting to say about obedience. If we all went in, no one taking part or listening to direction from Marina or the gallery assistants, nothing would happen. It relied on participation or obedience.

Pictures Of London's 1911 #Heatwave Reveal There Was A Lot Of Skinny Dipping

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

No air conditioning or chilled drinks cabinets, the Londoners of 1911 had to think of more inventive ways to cool down. Like skinny dipping. The Ed...

Marina Abramović: I'll Be Your Mirror

Peter Yeung | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter Yeung

Marina Abramovic © Manfred Werner For someone who received not far off a million visitors to their retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art...

Drop the Frock, Enjoy Marina Instead ...

Eleonore dresch | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Eleonore dresch

'High art', however intimidating it may seem to the uninitiated - and aren't we all at some point? - can and should be as engaging and powerful as Star Trek and Bollywood was for the young Sajid. And that includes you Marina...

Sou Fujimoto's Earth Cloud

Julian Vigo | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Julian Vigo

In this morning's press conference, Sou Fujimoto recalls his dream of making an architectural installation at the Serpentine Gallery which this Saturday will be officially realised upon the pavilion's public opening. Inspired by the trees and people of Kensington Gardens, Fujimoto strives to create an 'artificial geometry'.

Megan Piper: A Rising Star in London's Art World

Jason Holmes | Posted 11.02.2013 | Home
Jason Holmes

Megan Piper, 28, is an Islington girl, born and bred, and has been a gallerist since June 2012. 'I had a pop-up exhibition in May of last year which was the first exhibition I put on,' she tells me.

The Serpentine Gallery's Memory Marathon

Julian Vigo | Posted 18.12.2012 | Home
Julian Vigo

For the past seven years, the Serpentine Gallery Marathon series has been an enlightening and thought-provoking contribution to the art world during the Frieze Art Fair Week focussing upon a specific theme (ie. the Map Marathon in 2010, the Poetry Marathon in 2009, etc.)

One Night at The Capital Hotel, Knightsbridge, London

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

Situated on a quiet street in prestigious Knightsbridge, a mere skip and pirouette away from the likes of Harrods and a swift pas de bourree from Sloa...

Walk Like An Egyptian

Posted 27.06.2012 | Home

Nancy Dell'Olio certainly knows how to make an entrance, and she did just that - and then some - at last night's Serpentine Gallery summer party. T...

How to... Smile

Yoko Ono | Posted 30.12.2012 | Home
Yoko Ono

After John passed, I systematically smiled into the mirror every morning. My smile was forced and looked terrible. But as I kept smiling for some time, my smile became a natural smile. It not only became a smile with my mouth and my eyes, but my shoulders, my tummy, and finally, with my whole body!

Sam Parker

Give Peace A Chance: Yoko Ono Exhibition Shows She Is Far From A Spent Force | Sam Parker | Posted 18.08.2012 | Home

Maybe it's the cynicism that pervades so much post-modern art. Maybe it's the 'world out there' being defined by its fiscal gloom and the glaring fail...

Museums From Your Armchair: Google Art Project Expands

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home

Google Art Project launched in 2011 Google has expanded the art project that allows fans to take a peek inside museum walls from the comfort of t...

Plans Unveiled for London's New Design Museum (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 27.03.2012 | Home
Constantin Bjerke

London's Design Museum recently announced plans for an £80 million move to The Commonwealth Institute in Kensington's cultural quarter. The new Desig...