Celebrating Thirty-Five Years of Pink: Christo & Jeanne-Claude’s “Surrounded Islands”

Grand ideas often meet with great opposition. So it was for Christo and Jeanne-Claude when they presented their large-scale art installation, Surrounded Islands, to the City of Miami, FL in […]

Mikhail Karikis’s ‘No Ordinary Protest’ is no ordinary installation

You hear Mikhail Karikis’s No Ordinary Protest, before you see anything as you move from gallery to gallery in the Whitechapel Gallery. The dark blue walls are interrupted by the […]

Genet’s motionless years in Tangier

Jim Jarmusch filmed Only lovers left alive, a love story between two vampires, in Tangier, a city he called marvellously open-minded where some of the strangest people come and go […]

Beautiful, yet divided: experiencing the Wellcome Collection’s ‘Living with Buildings’

The Wellcome Collection’s newest free exhibition puts architecture and design in the lime light in ‘Living with Buildings’ which runs until 3 March 2019. With focus on the architecture of […]

A Hotspot for contemporary art in the south of France: Villa Noailles

In the South of France, a modernist villa overlooks the historic city of Hyeres, offering visitors a stunning a view over the picturesque bay and islands beyond. Art lovers will […]

It’s not you, it’s me: exploring the Barbican’s ‘Modern Couples’

Obsessional. Devoted. Progressive. Revolutionary. These are some of the adjectives the Barbican Art Gallery has given to the 40 couples represented in their exhibition, ‘Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the […]

‘Picturing Friendship’: a quick snapshot of friendships from the 1500s to 2000s

Nestled between portraits from the Tudor and Regency periods of British history, Room 16 of London’s National Portrait Gallery holds a series of images that aim to depict ideas of […]