Ian Caldwell

Art and Science combined

Art and Science combined

Presented in conjunction with the Copenhagen Photo Festival, photographer Alastair Philip Wiper highlights the beauty of science and research facilities: in particular, the anechoic chambers at the Technical University of Denmark and the and the Four Solaire in the French Pyrenees – the world’s largest solar furnace. Tweet

The annual Summer Show opens at the Royal Academy

The annual Summer Show opens at the Royal Academy

Despite the unseasonable cold weather, summer has arrived in London with the opening of the annual Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.  This year’s exhibition benefits from some drama, for example Anthony Caro’s monumental sculpture in front of you as you enter the galleries, and a more spacious hang, except in one gallery.  Gone are […]

Simple but beautiful – John Pawson with Palladio in Venice

Simple but beautiful – John Pawson with Palladio in Venice

  A simple but beautiful installation in Palladio’s Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore as part of the Venice Biennale, http://www.designboom.com/architecture/john-pawson-new-architectural-perspective-of-palladio-basilica-architectural-perspective-of-the-16th-century-basilica-by-palladio/?utm_campaign=Sunday&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_source=subscribers   Tweet

New Polish Art

New Polish Art

At the Saatchi Gallery, a small exhibition of new Polish art, showing established and new artists. All rather tame and well-mannered, while it had a little of the vibrancy that would be expected from Polish art, much of it could have been from anywhere. It would have been good to have seen more that celebrated […]