Frustrating for my teachers, but those of us sitting at the window of the classroom had the great distraction of watching the huge metal ball swing up high and then come crashing down into the sandstone masonry of the old building outside the window. Over and over again, the ball swung into the building, forcing […]
"The many great gardens of the world, of literature and poetry, of painting and music, of religion and architecture, all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden. If you don't want paradise, you are not human; and if you are not human, you don't have a soul."
To be an architect means having a wide range of interests - architecture, art and creativity in all its variety of forms, sustainability, science and innovation. The greatest interest is often where these different worlds overlap and collide - that is when something imaginative often occurs that pushes us all forward to another place
"Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for example"
I hope to showcase contemporary design and innovation, including architecture, art, design, science, technology and sustainability, to those searching for architecture, design and art inspiration to create beauty. I hope you enjoy it and will contribute to it.
- Mixed blessings with the colonisation of Australia: Helen Johnson at the ICA
- The artist at work: Josef Albers at David Zwirner in London
- Brave New worlds: Art in Russia after the Revolution and in America after the Depression.
- The politics of the last 50 years: “toule seule” at Gazelli Art House
- Art and Fashion in partnership: Burberry and the Henry Moore Foundation
- Migrating between the UK and Germany: Star at the 12 Star Gallery
- Larger than life stick portraits by Tim Noble and Sue Webster at Blain Southern London
- Modern Sussex comes to London: 2 Temple Place
- The Tate Gallery on Fire: Nathan Coley at Parafin
- Pushing the boundaries of art, technology and nature: teamLab at PACE London
- Erotic Passion and Desire at Sotheby’s in London
- The beauty of the Brazilian rain forest – Cristina Schelder and Luiz Zerbini
- Two British artists a generation apart: Paul Nash and David Hockney at Tate Britain
- Art and materials combine in the Surface Design Show at the Business Design Centre
- Modern arts: the spaces and conduits of modern life: Peter Halley at Stuart Shave’s Modern Art
- Looking into the eyes of Andrew Salgado at the Canada Gallery in London
- The passageway of life and of cities: Do Ho Suh’s Passage/s at Victoria Miro
- Two installations by Russian architect-artists: Uliana Apentina and Iced Architects
- Art and Craft combine in flowing curves at Collect at the Saatchi Gallery
- Nothing is quite what it seems: Celebrating 50 years at the Lisson Gallery
- The artist at work: Josef Albers at David Zwirner in London on Modern arts: the spaces and conduits of modern life: Peter Halley at Stuart Shave’s Modern Art
- Pushing the boundaries of art, technology and nature: teamLab at PACE London on The man from UNKLE – James Lavelle at Lazarides in London
- Modern arts: the spaces and conduits of modern life: Peter Halley at Stuart Shave’s Modern Art on The passageway of life and of cities: Do Ho Suh’s Passage/s at Victoria Miro
- Looking into the eyes of Andrew Salgado at the Canada Gallery in London on The Fantasy of Imagination – Curated by Andrew Saldago at BEERS London
- Nothing is quite what it seems: Celebrating 50 years at the Lisson Gallery on Ai Weiwei at the Lisson Gallery in London and New York