In May 1871 Paris was in shock. A year earlier, France made the mistake of declaring war on Prussia. In six weeks, each side had lost 100,000 men and Napoleon III was deposed, after which Paris suffered three months of siege and the Paris Commune had been born, only to be crushed by the French […]
"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.
- Damien Hirst takes over the Palladian Houghton Hall
- Contemporary art embedded into the landscape at Houghton Hall
- A 21st century Glyptotek – Pedro Reyes at the Lisson Gallery
- New classical art at Phillips in London
- Now an art form: Poleroids with a double act by Win Wenders
- Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s sinister creatures take over Sadie Coles HQ
- She who dares can conquer the world: Kalliopi Lemos at Gazelli Art House
- Greek inspiration for 20th century British artists: Charmed Lives in Greece at the British Museum
- Bridging Two Millennia: The Classical Now at King’s College London
- French and British artists in London: Two exhibitions Tate Britain
- Anthea Hamilton’s ‘The Squash’ takes over the Duveen Galleries at Tate Britain
- Tomorrow’s artists: Interim Projects at the Royal Academy Schools
- Nothing is what is seems: Sturtevant’s Vice Versa at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
- Nothing is what it seems – Matt Johnson and Hughie O’Donoghue at Marlborough Contemporary
- Contemporary African art taking inspiration from the tradition of the old at Bonham’s and the Gallery of African Art
- Bold colours and daylight: Yuko Shiraishi at Annely Juda Fine Art
- Seeing through the mist: The Miaz Brothers at LazInc
- A triumph of Water Engineering in Cuba still working over a century later
- Three artists born in Italy only 12 years apart, but so different in style.
- Time and space: Nancy Rubins and Vera Lutter at the Gargosian London
- Contemporary art embedded into the landscape at Houghton Hall on Damien Hirst takes over the Palladian Houghton Hall
- Damien Hirst takes over the Palladian Houghton Hall on Contemporary art embedded into the landscape at Houghton Hall
- A 21st century Glyptotek – Pedro Reyes at the Lisson Gallery on She who dares can conquer the world: Kalliopi Lemos at Gazelli Art House
- Lisson Gallery on Greek inspiration for 20th century British artists: Charmed Lives in Greece at the British Museum
- Lisson Gallery on Bridging Two Millennia: The Classical Now at King’s College London