All posts in London

CONNECT, BTS: mega K-pop group ventures into visual arts

When BTS performed in New York City’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve a few weeks ago, I had to explain to my mom who they were and what K-pop was. You’ve undoubtedly had a similar conversation with one of your parents before, but I digress. BTS, a seven-member K-pop group that formed about six […]

Attenborough and Turner cross paths at Sandycombe Lodge with a new exhibition

David Attenborough and JMW Turner have both secured their places in the UK’s history. Attenborough has become a beloved natural historian and broadcaster, through a number of films and documentaries, including the BBC’s The Blue Planet and Planet Earth, for which Attenborough did voice over work. Turner, on the other hand, was a prominent Romantic […]

Five exhibitions to see in London right now

Getting back into the swing of things after the holidays can be a drag. Setting your alarm, packing your lunch, and all the things you were excited to stop doing for a little while are back in full-force. Just because it’s January, though, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. To help out, here are five […]

Public helps National Gallery secure painting by Orazio Gentileschi

Just over a year ago, the National Gallery (NG) in London presented a then recently acquired self-portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi. Its debut was dubbed an ‘early Christmas present to the nation.’ This year, the NG has announced another early Christmas present. Yesterday, the museum announced that The Finding of Moses, a 1630s painting by Gentileschi’s […]

Making the workplace an art place: London exhibition by Curaty enters its final weeks

In just a few weeks, a unique exhibition of works will wrap up at Trivandi, a company founded out of the organising committee for the 2012 London Olympics. Their office, near London Bridge, isn’t the first place you’d think of for an exhibition of up-and-coming artists, but thanks to Curaty, a London-based start-up, it is. […]

Artist highlight: Jade van der Mark

‘We exist in an era where the rise of sophisticated technological innovations has significantly impacted the way we relate with one another. Shameless dismissiveness is a new norm. With my work,’ says artist Jade van der Mark, ‘I want to awaken and provoke’ Jade van der Mark is a young artist whose works reflect on […]

As part of their 100% Woman initiative, RIchard Saltoun Gallery introduced Matrescence

Matrescence is an incredibly personal experience that only about half of the population can actually experience. For those reading this who have no idea what matrescence is, it’s the term coined by Dana Raphael, an anthropologist, in 1973. Mainly used within anthropology, the term is used to describe the changes a woman goes through whilst […]