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Posts Tagged ‘Bloomsbury’

The Other Art Fair April 2015: Review

Fabulous new artists discovered at the Victoria House edition of The Other Art Fair: Jo Beattie, Kate Keara Pelen, Rococo Wonderland Neon Art and Lindsay Mapes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Other Art Fair 2015 Lindsay Mapes
A few weekends back I made a flying visit to The Other Art Fair, which was held in the basement of Victoria House in Bloomsbury, a busy and boisterous affair where visitors were encouraged to chat with the artists as they perused the show, drink in hand. Here are a few highlights that will hopefully introduce you to some exciting new artists you have not previously heard about.

The Other Art Fair 2015 jo beattle embroidery
The Other Art Fair 2015 Jo Beattle
Jo Beattie is a textiles artist who is inspired by the memories of people we love and how we associate them with what they wear. ‘Their patterns and colours are embedded into our memory and become inseparable from our image of… read more

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Becoming A Successful Illustrator: An interview with illustrator, publisher and author Derek Brazell

Derek Brazell introduces his new books Becoming A Successful Illustrator and Understanding Illustration: both essential guides for illustrators today.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration guru Derek Brazell has an awesome amount of projects on the go – as well as being a successful illustrator in his own right he also works for the […]

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Bath in Fashion 2013: A review of the Designer Fashion Show

The headline event for Bath in Fashion 2013 was this Mallory sponsored fashion show on Friday the 19th of April, offering an eclectic range of wares on the catwalk.

Written by Jessica Cook

Bath in Fashion illustration by youdesignme Staged by the renowned John Walford, this Bath based show aimed to rival the best of them. Held on Friday the 19th of April […]

London College of Fashion MA 2012 Exhibition Review

Lots of inspirational work on show at this year's graduate show, including presentations by Antithesis, Daisy Jie Feng, Octavia Xiaozi Yang, Ruth Holland, Charlotte Valkeniers & Tina Elisabeth Reiter.

Written by Caitlin Sinclair

Hana Cha by Sam Parr Two weeks ago, there was a multicolour explosion deep in the basement of Victoria House, Bloomsbury – it was the MA Graduate Season 2012 show […]

Book launch: ‘Your voice in my head’ by Emma Forrest

Emma Forrest has written a beautiful, moving and surprisingly funny account of mental illness. We went to Exmouth Market to hear her read to a spellbound audience.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Cockroach Amelia Gregory Cockroach tour by Mina Bach. A couple of months ago I was invited to visit the Science Museum to dress up as a Cockroach. How on earth […]

Exhibition: HIPSTAMATICS at the Orange Dot Gallery, Bloomsbury

The first of its kind, a new exhibition showcases 157 photographs taken by iPhone Hipstamatic app users…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Emma Block From student life to Vogue fame in one action packed year, here Daisy Knights’ creations have already been snapped up by our most loved style icons […]

An interview with artist Katherine Tulloh

Katherine Tulloh's solo exhibition at Transition Gallery explores drawings documenting alchemical discoveries and the dream diaries of Swedish Scientist Emanuel Swedenborg through vibrant watercolours and animated shorts.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

All Images: Katherine Tulloh, nurse website courtesy of the artist and Transition Gallery For a new exhibition of film and drawings at East London’s Transition Gallery, sales Katherine Tulloh explores […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon

A review of Ethical Fashion Designer and Esthetica Innovator Award Winner, Ada Zanditon with beautiful illustrations by Paolo Caravello

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Kellie Black Illustration of Little Shilpa by Yelena Bryksenkova Illustration of J Smith Esquire by Kellie Black Illustration by Kellie Black The Headonsim exhibition is hidden in the […]