This year’s pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery

This year’s pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery

The 2013 pavilion designed by Sou Fujimoto has now opened. It looks impressive at night when the lighting illuminates it into a cloud floating on the lawn; not sure about a cold wet London day when walking on the glass could be slippery. http://www.serpentinegallery.org/2013/02/sou_fujimoto_to_design_serpentine_gallery_pavilion_2013.html 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 […]

Mark Quinn in Venice

Mark Quinn in Venice

One of the highlights of this summer in Venice, showcasing the wide variety of Mark Quinn’s work, a more extensive exhibition than ever shown in his home country. http://www.designboom.com/art/marc-quinn-at-the-cini-foundation-in-venice/ Tweet

Pinta – Latin American art arrives in London

Pinta – Latin American art arrives in London

The annual Latin American art show has arrived at Earl’s Court, Galleries from London, New York, Miami, Spain, Portugal and a number of South American cities display a variety of artist, some established and well-known; some new and innovative. It had a wide variety of media and styles illustrating how rich and colourful the Latin […]

Mexican designers at Pintadesign, Pinta London

Mexican designers at Pintadesign, Pinta London

Showcasing Latin American design from Mexico, Pinta Design 2013 is a small exhibition curated by Manuel Díaz Cebrián to present an individual and unusual selection of contemporary design, to compliment the main art show, Lets hope this grows in scale in future years. http://www.pintalondon.com/pintadesign.php Tweet