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Posts Tagged ‘MOMA’

Bauhaus: Art as Life at the Barbican Art Gallery

The Barbican Art Gallery celebrates the most influential art and design school there ever was…

Written by Matt Bramford


T. Lux Feininger's Sport at the Bauhaus by Scott Nellis

A retrospective of a German modernist design movement seems like a slightly curveball choice whilst London is busy boasting about everything British. Even Tate, notorious for shunning British artists at its Modern site, celebrates Damien Hirst this summer. In Hirst fashion it's rumoured that he kicked up a fuss at the thought of exhibiting at Tate Britain, and even paid for the floors of Tate Modern to be reinforced to accommodate his dead animals in tanks, leaving Tate Britain tenuously linking Picasso to British artists (and, hilariously, dealers) in its Picasso in Britain major… read more

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Fantastic Flaçons: A look at iconic perfume bottles

We explore the history of iconic perfume bottles and examine some flaçons no dressing table should ever be without…

Written by Viola Levy

‘Chanel No.5′ designed by Jean Helleau. Illustration by Sandra Contreras
When Freud pondered the question of ‘what women want,’ someone should have told him that there are few things more desirable …

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A Serious Woman? Late-style, Sexuality and the Female Artist

Can erotic art and old age go hand-in-hand? Contributor Louisa Lee finds out for Amelia.

Written by Louisa Lee

Alina Szapocznikow, “Great Bellies”, 1968, photo: Roger Gain, © Piotr Stanisławski and Alina Szapocznikow, “Kroczące usta”, 1966, photo: © Piotr Stanisławski
Very occasionally and normally with a good dose of tongue-in-cheek …

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Black Dog Books Haunt Black Rat’s latest Projects

Unique exhibits inhabit haunted bookshop with personality

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Loaded © Sweet Tooth
The invite for Black Dog Books was intriguing and slightly misleading… a number of nice surprises beckon when I arrive at the venue to meet with …

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Tatty Devine launch new central London store in style

Tatty Devine's new boutique in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials is open for business

Written by Ester Kneen

All imagery throughout courtesy of Natalia Kneen.
The recent grand opening of Tatty Devine’s new Covent Garden boutique was an affair to remember. A mini marching band led an excited crowd …