Plant Sciences

Plant Sciences

17 May 2013 http://www.kcl.ac.uk/cultural/whats-on/Plant-Science.aspx Opening today, this exhibition is a collaboration between the Estates Department and the Performance Foundation at King’s College London, where items from an empty and evocative scientific building in south London become works of art in an exhibition in the Inigo Rooms at Somerset House, prior to being auctioned. Damien Hurst […]

Hawksmoor’s Churches

Hawksmoor’s Churches

16 May 2013 Charming exhibition of evocative black and white photographs by Hélène Binet of the remaining seven of Hawksmoor’s churches, offset by resin models of the main steeples, including one demolished. http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/nicholas-hawksmoor-methodical-imaginings Tweet

King’s Cross Terminus, London

King’s Cross Terminus, London

15th May http://www.arup.com/Projects/Kings_Cross_Station.aspx At Arup’s offices in Fitzrovia is a small exhibition of models and illustrations of the new canopy at King’s Cross station, which is a stunning piece of architecture/structure.  Railway stations are meant to celebrate starting a journey or arrival at the end, and this does so very elegantly/ Its good to see […]

Quicksand at the Dairy

Quicksand at the Dairy

14 May The newest gallery to open in London is near St Pancras in the premises of an old dairy, hence its name.   It has been founded by two collectors of contemporary art, Frank Cohen and Nicolai Frahm and will showcase the work of emerging and established artists, supplemented by other activities such as dance […]

University of the Arts London selected at Pulse

University of the Arts London selected at Pulse

13th May http://see.arts.ac.uk/events/pulse2013/ A selection of work from the University.  Rokos’ decanters which turn from vertical to horizontal are empty are interesting but far too expensive at over £400 for a decanter.  Finn’s graphics were bold and fun and Rabin’s candle holders were interesting, but her glasses with blackboard paint for names are too gimmicky. […]

Modern and Contemporary Art at the 20/21 International Art Fair

Modern and Contemporary Art at the 20/21 International Art Fair

Sunday 12th May http://20-21intartfair.com The 20/21 International Art Fair at the Royal College of Art had a mixture of the old stalwarts such as Miro and Hockney with some new work by younger contemporary artists.  Irene Scheinmann’s bold digital prints are a development from her more restrained etchings and paintings; Adam Roud was classically cool, […]