Ursula Hitz’s London – Typographic map and print-maker

Ursula Hitz’s city maps are inspired by her fascination with place prompted by relocation from her Swiss homeland to London over ten years ago. She uses typography to express and reflect on the landscape of each place, creating a visually rich personal response rather than a geographically accurate picture – and we adore them. ‘I love becoming […]

Traingone: Paintings by Frank Bowling 1979-96 organized by Spritmuseum & Absolut Art Collection in Stockholm, Sweden.

Traingone: Paintings by Frank Bowling 1979-96  organized by Spritmuseum and the Absolut Art Collection in Stockholm, Sweden.   Traingone: Paintings by Frank Bowling 1979-96 Spritmuseum & Absolut Art Collection 23 October 2014 – 6 April 2015 Djurgårdsvägen 38, Djurgården Stockholm, Sweden For the second year in a row, the Museum presents a solo exhibition of work by one […]

Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language

Using vast sways of fabric in bold and brilliant colours, American sculptor Richard Tuttle has taken over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with his largest ever work. The commission is part of a wider survey of the artist taking place in London this autumn and comprising a major exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery and a new […]

URBAN HUNTING | LONDON by artist David Josef Tamargo

Modern man, evolutionarily speaking, is still a hunter. Although he has traded spears for cash and credit cards, the hunter is still alive inside. Urban Hunting addresses the struggle of interpreting modern society. It asks the question; “How will the imagined world of our present day be interpreted by future humans?” Urban Hunting focuses on […]

A Homeless Man, A Woman Reluctant To Be Painted By Her Son And A ‘Fabulous Fashionista’… 25th Anniversary BP Portrait Award Shortlist

Three artists have been short-listed for the twenty-fifth anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Their sitters are a homeless man in Germany who earns money by cleaning car windscreens, an American woman who was reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and the Bath-based grandmother and model […]

Saatchi Gallery and ABSOLUT VODKA announce Studio Fund and new commissions by New Sensations artists

Absolut have partnered with the Saatchi Gallery on this year’s New Sensations exhibition which includes work by the most imaginative and talented artists graduating in the UK. For the second year in a row, Absolut have created a Studio Fund to help one of the shortlisted artists win a prize to fund a studio for […]

Platform 6 Celebrity exhibition and auction for Stonewall

7th September sees Platform 6, a non-profit arts organisation, opens the doors to its first collective exhibition with a showcase of artwork featuring emerging and established artists including Boy George, Carl Hopgood, DNA Factory, James Tailor, Layla Lyons, Lewis Burton, Rolina Blok, Victor Ivanov, William Baker and Judy Blame. Alongside the exhibition a special auction […]

Rarely Seen Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Photograph in New National Portrait Gallery Exhibition

A behind-the-scenes and previously unexhibited photograph of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton at the beginning of their love affair is to be included in a new display of ten photographs by Michael Peto at the National Portrait Gallery, London in September, 2013. The photograph shows Elizabeth Taylor in a hat and necklace passing Burton a […]

Matthew Williamson Partners With Scream To Present ‘Hand To Earth’ Exhibition

Scream gallery and British fashion designer Matthew Williamson will present a two-person exhibition ‘Hand to Earth‘ featuring Caroline Jane Harris (UK) and Shane McAdams (USA). Both artists experiment with unusual mediums – paper, ball-point pen ink, resin – taking nature and landscapes as a starting point but with different results. Matthew Williamson was inspired by McAdamʼs work, specifically […]

Site Curious – Art & A Grand Picnic for the Common Dead in West Norwood Cemetery

The oldest gothic cemetery in the world, West Norwood,  launches a new outdoor art project with 21 artists in one of London’s finest graveyards. Using sound, sculpture, ceramics, poetry, textiles and photography, artists create works to link their own specialism to the south London site. Jane Wildgoose will create an installation in the Maddick Mausoleum, […]