Spanish Flu: the pandemic inspiration for the Florence Nightingale Museum’s most recent exhibition

The Florence Nightingale Museum (FNM) is a small but fierce museum in London museum community. The medical museum based directly across from the Houses of Parliament within the campus of St. Thomas’ teaching hospital unites history, artifacts, sciences, and compassion. Small in comparison to most major museums in London, the FNM makes superb use of its […]

‘Portrayals of Blackness’: an arts collaboration highlighting Black History Month

Identity, race, who you are, what you do, why you do what you do, and who you see yourself as are aspects of what make up who you are. There might be one factor that accounts for most of what you see yourself as; you may not see any specific ‘thing’ that plays a defining […]

The space between Frieze Art Fair and Regent’s Park

Regent’s Park is an oasis on the northern side of London, just inside the Underground’s Zone One limits. Designed by Markham Nesfield in 1866, the English style gardens are a hot spot of dog walkers, lunch break joggers, and sunbathers on the warmer days in the Summer. As early as May, though, a transformation begins […]

Egon Schielle and Jean-michel Basquiat are exhibited at the Louis Vuitton Foundation

Two controversial figures of the twentieth century are put under the spotlight at the prestigious Louis Vuitton Foundation from 3 October 2018 until 14 January 2019. The building’s remarkable Frank Gehry architecture provides an appropriate backdrop, inviting the public to embark on an exciting journey through the arts. By daring to juxtapose two artists who […]

Tate’s Most Popular Ever Exhibition Held in Shanghai

Surprisingly, Tate’s most popular ever exhibition was not held in any of London’s galleries. It wasn’t even held in any European or American galleries. Its most popular exhibition was actually staged in Shanghai. Landscapes of the Mind: Masterpieces from Tate Britain (1700-1980) closed in August at the Shanghai Museum, where over 615,000 visitors were attracted in just 14 weeks, which […]

Poetic visions in Paris during La Nuit Blanche 2018

Art emerges from the museum into the public arena as part of an innovative project designed to reinvent our cities and encourage us to explore places we already know with fresh eyes. Dubbed La Nuit Blanche, this annual event sees the installation of large-scale art projects in the streets of Paris, while galleries and art […]

Amos Rex Museum is Helsinki’s new underground sensation

Two years after rejecting the idea to construct a Guggenheim institution in Helsinki, a private museum has been inaugurated in the city centre. Celebrating the architecture of the past, while juxtaposing sinuous, contemporary forms via a new rooftop playground, the rejuvenated Lasipalatsi can legitimately take pride of place in the Finnish cultural landscape. The new […]