All posts in lockdown

Art World Roundup: museums frustrated as lockdown tightens in London, archaeologists make new discoveries while studying an Aztec tower of skulls, and more

This week’s Art World Roundup covers this year’s top-searched terms on Google while London museums close again due to the pandemic. Police in Germany have made another arrest in relation to the Dresden Heist, the AIA has implemented a ban on architects designing spaces for torture and execution, a bill to return 27 artefacts to […]

DistDancing: a series of performances turning Regent’s Canals into a stage despite police threats to shut it down

London’s canals teem with life most anytime of the year. Passing through Camden or strolling around Little Venice you might come across a busker or two while enjoying the muffled hum of a long boat’s engine, watching the locks in actions, and dodging cyclist. Most recently, Regent’s Canal has become a place where you might […]

Love dogs and design? Then Architecture for Dogs is a must-see exhibition hitting London this September

If Crufts is the gold standard of dog shows in the UK, an exhibition headed to Japan House London is about to become the gold standard of dog (architecture) shows. Making its European debut in the UK this September will be Architecture for Dogs, an exhibition that was first launched eight years ago at Design […]

Art World Roundup: updates on Stonehenge, the Turner Prize, Christie’s auction of Igbo statues, a Parisian Banksy, and how the new Louvre experience

This week’s Art World Roundup offers updates. Recipients of the 2020 edition of an alternative Turner Prize have been announced, a recovered Banksy stolen from Paris, and the sale of Igbo statues at Christie’s. We also cover how visitor experience will be different (perhaps better?) at the Louvre and new discoveries near Stonehenge.    Tate […]

Letting up on lockdown: The National Gallery will reopen next week, leading the way for UK museums

While the US will celebrate Independence Day this Saturday, people across the UK will be celebrating, too, for at long last (but not long enough for some), strict lockdown measures will begin to ease. Pubs, restaurants, and barbers will be among those turning the lights on for the first time in since March and some […]

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre faces potential closure

It goes without saying that not all beloved businesses and locales will still be open once we get back into the world at large. Small restaurants are shuttering up, galleries are completely reliant on online exhibits, and theatres are cancelling their summer seasons and beyond. While it might first seem that it’s smaller, independent companies […]