It’s very theatrical, but look deeper and Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop‘s photographs explore the struggles and achievements of black people over the past four centuries and the complexities, challenges and contradictions that still exist in the 21st century, with a combination of historical images which have quirky links to the modern game of football, […]
"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.
- Brazil photography, Korean sculpture, Canadian guitars: national art exhibitions in London
- From railways to the new world of retail: Swindon Designer Outlet
- Alexander Calder in rural Somerset: From the Stony River to the Sky at Hauser & Wirth
- “She Stole The Show”: Kelly Anna at The Book Club in Shoreditch
- An idealised vision of rural life: Blaise Hamlet in Bristol
- Turning necessity into virtue – fire precautions at Tyntesfield near Bristol
- Omar Victor Diop challenges views of African history and current challenges
- Photographic exploration of the Purdah in Glasgow by Arpita Shah
- Germany, Scotland and London unite under Silvia Weidenbach at the V&A
- Will the artist be made redundant by computers and AI, or will he capture it?
- A triumph of Scottish comic culture: 80 years of The Beano at the V&A
- Spirituality of the future: Paloma Varga Weisz at Sadie Coles
- 20th century humour: Richard Prince at Skarstedt
- Optical illusions by Deborah Delmar and Sung Tieu at the Royal Academy of Arts
- Two entirely different cultures compliment each other at S│2 London
- American Grand Dames from 1920’s Hollywood looking out over Mayfair: Cindy Sherman at Spruth Magers
- A Modern Mexican Courtyard House : Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion
- Serenely floating on the Serpentine: Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s London Mastaba
- Inviting you to explore the future of architecture: Sou Fujimoto at Japan House
- Japan House: A stylish new addition to the High Street in Kensington
- Alexander Calder in rural Somerset: From the Stoney River to the Sky at Hauser & Wirth on A boulder or a shell – or both? – The 2014 Serpentine Pavilion by Smiljan Radić
- Ian Caldwell on Optical illusions by Deborah Delmar and Sung Tieu at the Royal Academy of Arts
- Rafael Reveron-Pojan on Optical illusions by Deborah Delmar and Sung Tieu at the Royal Academy of Arts
- Ian Caldwell on 21st century facilities for a forward-looking professional institution – refurbishment of Savoy Place for the EIT in London
- Judith Jones on 21st century facilities for a forward-looking professional institution – refurbishment of Savoy Place for the EIT in London