Colourful and economic – Richard Rodgers house appears at the Royal Academy

Colourful and economic – Richard Rodgers house appears at the Royal Academy

The calm classical setting of the Royal Academy has been startled by the appearance of a colourful economic house designed by Richard Rogers, which sits alongside the exhibition of his work in the Burlington Gardens wing.  Suggested as a solution to the housing crisis, the house arrives as a flat-pack and can be constructed within […]

The Power of Paper at the Saatchi Gallery

The Power of Paper at the Saatchi Gallery

The new exhibition at the Saatchi focusses on contemporary works of art from paper.  Charles Darwent at the Independent felt that the exhibition had some good works such as the sculptures by Miler Lagos and Yuken Teruya but that too much just used paper as a medium for painting, photography or drawing.   A fair summary […]

Blue Chicken flies into Trafalgar Square

Blue Chicken flies into Trafalgar Square

The latest sculpture on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square is certainly colourful.  Katharina Fritch’s 14ft (4.3m) work has now been unveiled, not without controversy.  You either love it or hate it, but the rooster is keeping a careful watch on Nelson.  Perhaps in reality it would be better outside Tate Modern where is could […]

Saatchi sale

Charles Saatchi is auctioning some of his larger artworks in October to help fund the continuing success of his gallery in Chelsea.  It should be worth going to the viewing just to see this collection of art.  Read More… Tweet