At the ‘New Now’ preview of the auction next week at Phillips, it is fun to see how many works follow the theme of the King’s College London exhibition ‘The Classical Now’, taking inspiration from classical art and the search for beauty and perfection. Quite a few, it seems. Some are obvious such as Viktor […]
"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.
- Goodbye to old-fashioned canvases: Ffound at the Woolff Gallery
- Fresh, Innovative and Different: New Now at Phillips
- Black and white snowy landscapes – Melanie Manchot at Parafin
- Turning the world upside down: Michele Abeles at Sadie Coles HQ
- Nothing is quite what it seems: Space Shifters at the Hayward Gallery
- 2000 years of sculptors celebrating the natural beauty of stone
- The power of oil verses human rights: Sheida Soleimani at Edel Assanti
- Inter-connected exhibitions at the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester
- The artist paints the artist – Zeng Fanzhi in the Studio at Hauser & Wirth
- AA is about Art and Academics: Collaborations at King’s College London
- Pass On Plastics
- Conserving a hidden treasure: St Mary’s Church at Lydiard Park
- The great treasure house of Petworth, with 18th century scientific endeavours
- Nordic Design at Manchester Art Gallery
- Black and White art and achitecture: Adam Pendleton’s Ideas at PACE
- Deeply moving installations by Doris Salcedo and Anselm Kiefer at the White Cube
- Both beautiful and sinister: Edward Burtynsky’s photographs at Flowers
- Helaine Blumenfeld’s art contrasting with the architecture of Ely Cathedral
- Do walls ever work long term? Ianthe Ruthven’s photographs at the RGS
- History by night: Lynn Lumiere in King’s Lynn
- Ian Caldwell on Old traditions and modern design: Biology of Metal at Japan House
- Kylie on Old traditions and modern design: Biology of Metal at Japan House
- Parafin on Artists reflect on our changing cities – “Transient Space” at Parafin London
- AA is about Art and Academics: Collaborations at King’s College London on Bringing art, science and world class research together: the Science Gallery at King’s College London
- cgifurniture on A new circular staircase is the centrepiece of the Wellcome Collection in London as it opens its new exhibitions on medicine, life, science and art.