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Posts Tagged ‘exhibition’

Sirens: an interview with artist Rosie Emerson

Hackney based artist Rosie Emerson explains more about her techniques and inspiration in this exclusive interview. Catch her Sirens exhibition soon at the Hang Up Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rosie Emerson Capella edition 1 of 5 by Rosie Emerson, Cyanotype, 42 x 61 cm

Capella edition 1 of 5, Cyanotype, 42 x 61 cm

Rosie Emerson explores the ancient form of Cyanotype printing in her new Sirens’ show at the Hang Up Gallery, with a series of 18 works ranging in size from 12cm up to 6ft. Here she explains more about the extraordinary techniques employed in her beautiful artworks and what she looks for in the models she works with. She also shares some sage advice for all aspiring artists.

Portrait of Rosie Emerson

How do you chance upon the many techniques that you employ in your art pieces?
Oooh, interesting question, I guess initially that was from my fine art education at Kingston University, back in 2004. We were encouraged to try new… read more

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Dorothy Iannone at Berlinische Galerie – an interview with curator Dr. Annelie Lütgens

Dorothy Iannone: This Sweetness Outside of Time is an extraordinary retrospective of work by a highly influential artist. I caught up with the curator to find out more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Statue of Liberty. When I received an email telling me about the new Dorothy Iannone at the Berlinische Galerie I decided to delve deeper and find out more about this […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2014: Somerset House exhibition stands report

Lots of super pretty jewellery and some other great finds at the Somerset House exhibition stands, and beyond...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Before I finish my coverage of London Fashion Week for another season here is a quick pictorial round up of my favourite exhibition finds… gathered from the exhibition space at […]

Review: Cheapside Hoard Jewellery Exhibition at the Museum of London

This beautifully presented display of Elizabethan and Jacobean jewellery is a must see for anyone who loves jewellery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cheapside Hoard by Yelena Bryksenkova. I have a major love for all things jewelled and especially gemological, so a visit to the new Cheapside Hoard exhibition at the Museum of […]

Allcast Leather Duck Boots, Kew Gardens and David Nash Sculptures in the Snow

My new pair of Crocs were perfect for our recent snowy weather: keeping me perfectly cosy on a trip to Kew Gardens to admire the David Nash sculptures.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago, as you may have noticed, it snowed. And like everyone else I did my best to enjoy our short lived winter wonderland, getting out and about […]

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted […]

New Designers 2012 Printed Textiles and Surface Design Graduates: part one

Outstanding work by graduates from Loughborough University and Leeds College of Art, plus other favourite finds.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Surface design by Marie Parry. New Designers is a huge exhibition of graduate work, with two shows held over two weeks covering all aspects of art and design… so I’ll […]

Shelter Up My Street Art Auction: Our House, an Amelia’s Magazine Collaboration

I collaborated with Amelia's Magazine illustrators Lesley Barnes, Emma Block, Yelena Bryksenkova, Natsuki Otani, Antonia Parker and Thereza Rowe to create a special piece of artwork to raise money for Shelter. To be auctioned tonight!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Our House, a collaborative artwork by Amelia’s Magazine created in aid of the Up My Street campaign by Shelter. A few years ago I held an open brief to put […]

Carmen: A Life in Fashion at the Fashion Space Gallery

A stunning new exhibition at London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery celebrates the illustrious 60-year modelling career of the one and only Carmen Dell'Orefice…

Written by Matt Bramford

Carmen Dell’Orefice by Joanna Gniady I can’t bear having my photograph taken. That’s why I’m not a model. That’s the only reason. But imagine having your photograph taken consecutively for […]

An interview about Lithographic Print Design and Production with Ornan Rotem of Sylph Editions

An incredibly interesting interview with Ornan Rotem of Sylph Editions, who has had a long and successful relationship with Kent based printers Principal Colour. A must read for anyone interested in high quality print design.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Meet designer Ornan Rotem of specialist art book publishers Sylph Editions. Over the last five years he has worked on a series of upscale book and brochure design projects with […]

Vostok 5 at The Outside World Gallery: an interview with Darren Hayman

Discover how an obsession with outer space led to this collaborative exhibition which commemorates both man and beast in space. It's on now, so catch it whilst you can!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bobik (Big Bull) by Darren Hayman. Vostok 5 officially opens at The Outside World Gallery today. The exhibition pays respects to the animals and humans who have been into space, […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Jean Paul Gaultier Bourgeoises Sans Age

Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off on Wednesday 3rd August 2011 with an exclusive retrospective catwalk show put together by Jean Paul Gaultier to celebrate his exhibition at the Musee de Beaux-Arts de Montreal. It was amazing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean Paul Gaultier by Becky Smout. Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off properly for both myself and the public with the final late night catwalk show on Wednesday evening. […]

Forests Rocks Torrents at The National Gallery: Review

A new exhibition represents some of the best in European landscape art from Switzerland and Norway in the 1800s. The Lunde Collection is on display in the Sunley Room at The National Gallery until September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chalets at Rigi 1861 by Alexandre Calame. Oil on Canvas. All photos courtesy of the owner, Asbjørn Lunde. Forests Rocks Torrents is a rare opportunity to see a collection of […]

The Phantasmagorical World of Gackland

Purveyor of 'chatty communication', painter of vivid brush strokes, much-loved Amelia's ex-staffer and Rolf Harris aficionado; welcome to Gacklactica. Now appearing in Brick Lane.

Written by Cari Steel

All illustrations by Gackland. I first encountered the prolific Gackland two years ago when we shared a desk at Amelia’s Magazine. At the time he was operating under the guise […]

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Bath In Fashion; Bath, 23rd – 27th March

The Georgian city was awash with gentle flamboyance last week, as Bath In Fashion strutted, traded and exhibited. The show lights may be switched off, but a couple of the exhibitions are still running. Here follows a review of one of the week's catwalk shows:

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Daria Hlazatova “No dear, I can’t sit there!” The older, polished and perfectly pronounced lady says. He tilts his head to the left, lightly bemused and replies: “You […]

Curating Yamamoto: An interview with Ligaya Salazar, the V&A’s Yohji Yamamoto exhibition curator

Curator of the V&A's Yohji Yamamoto retrospective Ligaya Salazar speaks exclusively to Natascha Nanji about her selection process, the themes she's chosen and all about the legendary designer himself…

Written by Natascha Nanji

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins This spring, the V&A presents a unique exhibition dedicated to the Grand Master Japanese couturier, Yohji Yamamoto. The exhibition will celebrate his life and work, […]

Illustration exhibition: Zoë Barker’s Values

The 'Values' exhibition by illustrator Zoë Barker is a reminder of how brand names change our idea of belonging. The subtle but punchy pencil drawings are now on display at the excellent Department of Coffee and Social Affairs.

Written by Jessica Furseth

There is something slightly uneasy about Zoë Barker’s ‘Values’ series. Not the art itself, as taken in isolation the images are beautifully, meticulously drawn. I’m talking about meaning behind them, […]

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Dreamboat Exhibition – Four Interviews with Four Illustrators

Interviews with artists featuring at the Dreamboat Vs Inkygoodness Exhibition in Bristol. Ben Steers, Dave Bain, Leila Shetty and Sarah Dennis discuss dreamboats, backgrounds and the influence of music on art

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Ben Steers As you may have seen yesterday in this post, I went along to the Dreamboat Exhibition in Bristol last Friday. It is a collaboration between art […]

Dior Illustrated: René Gruau and the Line of Beauty at Somerset House

A new exhibition at Somerset House explores the close relationship and collaboration between Christian Dior and René Gruau - master fashion illustrator

Written by Nick Bain

Few people have changed the world of fashion and people’s perception of femininity as Christian Dior. Revered in his own lifetime as a fashion god at the forefront of post-war […]

Exhibition: I have this strange kind of feeling and I just can’t place it…

While both Christopher Adams and Clara Cowan have worked in arts events, fashion and photography for a combined eleven years, Folie à Deux is a new collaboration which sees them in direct and complete control for the first time. So what have they been busy planning for us?

Written by Ed Gosling

The Utrophia Project space’s short history has seen it transformed from an old ice cream factory in the 50’s to an exciting art space. Utrophia prides itself on ‘sailing into […]