Category Archive: London

Trending at 86th Pitti Immagine in Florence (Art-wise): Italian susperstar artist Francesco Vezzoli on show at 3 house-museums

Internationally recognised as one of the leading Italian artists of his generation, Francesco Vezzoli is featuring in Vezzoli Primavera – Estate, a solo show that premiered on the opening day of the 86… Continue reading

Giant bright blue cockerel erected on 4th plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square

Yesterday London mayor Boris Johnson unveiled Katharina Fritsch’s Hahn/Cock, the latest artwork to fill Trafalgar square’s fourth plinth. (Photo courtesy BBC)   The statue, an ultramarine blue 4,7 m high rooster, replaces Elmgreen and Dragset’s Powerless… Continue reading

On Chelsea Flower Show and Conceptual Gardens: what is it all about?….

Would you believe that the picture below is not showing the crowd of football fans in front of the Arsenal Stadium but the hundreds of people who packed the main alley of the Chelsea Flower Show earlier last May? A visit… Continue reading

A touch of the Florence vibe on show at the thriving Hong Kong Contemporary 2013

I’m delighted to announce that Washing Line _03, one of the 12 exclusive photos shown in Florence as part of  the exhibit “A Sea of Awareness“, has been chosen as official image of the… Continue reading

London Fashion Week AW13 – 15/19 February 2013

London Fashion Week kicks off today, with a whole host of British design talent frantically preparing their autumn winter 2013 collections for their runway shows. LFW AW13 will see 56 catwalk shows and 20… Continue reading

A NON-Review of a NON-Attended Exhibition in London: Anthony Lister for The Outsiders

The other day something rather unusual happened to me: as I presented myself to the front door of The Outsiders Gallery in Soho I was not admitted to the venue, despite the fact that I had… Continue reading

One of the Rothko’s murals on display @Tate Modern defaced by a visitor

A Russian artists claiming to be a founder member of the creative movement “Yellowism”, on Sunday afternoon defaced one of the Rothko’s Four Season Hotel Murals on display at the Tate Modern : he challenged the security… Continue reading

AKA Peace launched at ICA London until Sunday 30th September

On Wednesday evening a crowded space at the ICA hosted the launch of AKA Peace, a new project curated by Jake Chapman in collaboration with non-profit organisation Peace One Day Sean Pertwee, Simon Anderson and James… Continue reading

Colin Firth presented the book “The People Speak: Voices that cahnged Britain” last night in Notting Hill

Colin Firth appeared on stage last night in London at the Notting Hill’s venue The Tabernacle, in a performance of ‘The People Speak; Voices That Changed Britain‘, based on the book he co-wrote with Anthony Arnove… Continue reading

London Fashion Week – Spring Summer 2013: 14 – 18 September 2012

More than 60 catwalk shows and 20 presentations over 5 days, 110 UK and international established and emerging designers presenting their creations at the Exhibition at the Somerset House’s location, the Vauxhall Fashion… Continue reading