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Posts Tagged ‘sculpture’

Defining Beauty at the British Museum: From a Child’s View

Greek art as seen through the eyes of a toddler: I took my nearly 3 year old to the Defining Beauty exhibition earlier this week.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Earlier this week I dragged Snarfle down to the press preview of Defining Beauty, the new blockbuster exhibition from the British Museum. When we arrived the curator was giving a chat, a part I had hoped to avoid... but well, toddlers, it’s hard to get them moving, and the bus ride took forever. So we circumvented the first room, which showcased some stunning examples of Greek sculpture, including a bronze in near perfect condition that was apparently only recently dug out of the sea.

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Golden goddess Athena at the new British Museum exhibition.

I wasn’t sure how my penis obsessed little boy would react to loads of nude marble sculptures, so was prepared to give a whispered commentary on the state of the various body parts - intact or not - as we moved around the exhibition. Snarf was the youngest… read more

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Hellen Van Rees: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

New writer Jessica Cook chats to designer Hellen van Rees prior to the launch of her A/W 2013 collection at LFW this weekend.

Written by Jessica Cook

Helen Van Rees A/W 2013 by Claire Kearns Up-and-coming Dutch fashion and textile designer Hellen van Rees is presenting her independent collection SQUARE3 ANGLE: THE TRANSFORMATION at London Fashion Week […]

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 […]

London Art Fair 2013 Review: 12 Top Picks

Painting, installation, sculpture, screen prints. My twelve favourite finds from this year's London Art Fair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The London Art Fair hosts a bewildering variety of artist talent under one roof at the Business Design Centre. From the banal (the LED artwork above, almost identical to a […]

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Emilio de La Morena: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Emilio de la Morena presented a strong, sensual and unmistakably Spanish A/W 2012 collection in The Gallery Show Space at Somerset House for London Fashion Week on Tuesday 21st February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns Before this show I hadn’t heard of the originally Spanish Central Saint Martin’s graduate, Emilio de la Morena, but knew I […]

Goldsmiths University: BA Fine Art & History of Art + BA Art Practice graduate shows 2011

Experimental and conceptual were keywords for Goldsmith University of London’s graduating classes in BA Fine Art & History of Art and BA Art Practice.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Ciarán Wood Three whole years to explore and learn is what you get with a Bachelor degree – the freedom to focus on the process of discovery. After having spent […]

Art exhibition: States of Reverie

Seven up-and-coming UK and international artists present their daydream visions in ‘States of Reverie’. We attended the opening at the Scream Gallery, which hosts the exhibition until 20th February.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Inside and Outside of Landscape by Chinwook Kim At first glance, check the seven artists making up the ‘States of Reverie’ exhibition couldn’t be more different. Colourful, playful paintings from […]

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Ada Zanditon: An interview with the top ethical fashion designer.

A taster of my interview with Ada Zanditon that appears in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gareth A Hopkins 123 SS2011 thb 123 illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins. 123 Bethnal Green Road recently opened shop after a lengthy renovation of its Victorian corner store in a […]

Love Art London: A Victorian Walking Tour around the Hyde Park Sculptures

Pugin, GF Watts, Jacob Epstein, Peter Pan... there's a whole host to learn about the wonderful sculptures that sit in Hyde Park. Read on to learn loads of fascinating facts accompanied by some wonderful pictures. Perfect for geeks like me.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Climate Camp No Tar Sands Chris Pensa of Love Art London. All photography by Amelia Gregory. When members only art club Love Art London invited me to join them on […]

Royal Academy of Arts: Summer Exhibition

The 242nd Summer Exhibition showcases a diverse range of works in painting, sculpture, architecture and film, featuring both unknown and infamous artists…

Written by Naomi Law

Thumbnail Kendal Calling For a festival that is just five years old, rx Kendal Calling has already amassed a kudos rating that belies its youth; (Annie Nightingale remarked simply, “It’s […]

Ron Arad: Restless. A review of the design exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, London.

A review of the Ron Arad: Restless design exhibition at the Barbican: which features an awful lot of chairs...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ron Arad reflective chair All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Once upon a time I assisted a well known stylist on a shoot with Ron Arad. We went […]

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Eva Hesse Studiowork: Camden Arts Centre

Die-hard Eva Hesse fan Louisa Lee reports from an arts centre on a hill

Written by Louisa lee

Man Like Me illustration by Jenny Robbins Man Like Me headlined a Mean Fiddler gig at the Garage in Highbury Islington on Thursday last week. (I’m sorry but I can’t […]

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Earth at The Royal Academy of Art

The Earth show or the Art of a changing world at the Royal Academy of Art was a grand sweeping affair. Art editor Valerie Pezeron attended the press view and reports for those who missed it.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Mariele Neudecker, ailment ’400 Thousand Generations’, 2009. Steel, fiberglass, water, salt GAC100. 153 x 113 x 55 cm. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Thumm. Photo courtesy the artist I […]

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Urs Fischer: Molding Objects to Imperfection

The New York art scene is currently all about immersive installations as Brazilian contributor Vanessa Krongold discovered while visiting the Big Apple on a vacation trip. And the Urs Fisher exhibition left her with a taste for the absurd.

Written by Vanesa krongold

All Photographs courtesy of New Museum, viagra buy except where otherwise stated It is now time for the absurd to take center stage. Swiss-born “imperfectionist” Urs Ficher makes the gallery […]

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Hvass&Hannibal Losing The Plot at the Kemistry Gallery, Shoreditch

Hvass&Hannibal talk about their new exhibition and their close relationship with the band Efterklang.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Danish designers Sofie Hannibal and Nan Na Hvass (pronounced with a silent H) are in London on the eve of their new exhibition at the Kemistry gallery in Shoreditch, stomach […]

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Visible Invisible: Against the Security of the Real

Hannah Osborne investigates artistic attempts at rendering visible the invisible forces within the visible

Written by Hannah Osborne

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Art Listings November 23-29

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Monday 23rd November, viagra 60mg Lisa Hannigan, Royal Festival Hall Debut album “Sea Sew” came out this summer from Miss Hannigan and she is now touring to support this. The […]

Luciano Scherer: Portrait of a Young Man

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Written by Alice Watson

22 year old Luciano Scherer is truly dedicated to his cause. Working 8-10 hours a day, more about 7 days week, he produces paintings, sculptures and animation until his back […]

Art Listings: 10th August – 16th August

Weekly Listings, Countrywide

Written by Alice Watson

Watching their electric performance at The Garage, information pills I immediately understood why all the major music publications are getting their knickers in a twist over The Pains of Being […]

Venice Biennale: Come for a Ride

The 53rd International Art Exhibition, Making Worlds

Written by Jenny Roper

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]