Iva Troj – My Dear Foe

Bulgarian artist Iva Troj’s first UK solo show, My Dear Foe, opens this week at London’s Imitate Modern gallery. The exhibition, running from  23 – 28 September 2014 sees the 2013 Towry National Open Art Prize winner seamlessly incorporate Troj’s vast experience of traditional painting techniques with postmodern elements to create engaging, Renaissance-style works that … Continue reading

Anya Hindmarch Mini-Mart

The Anya Hindmarch Mini-Mart is now open at 99 Mount Street, London. The designer who is known for mixing luxury with mass-market themes, launched her latest collection, Counter Culture with a temporary shop space. With Hindmarch’s new handbag collection featuring icons from Kellogg’s cereal boxes, including Tony the Tiger – the advertising cartoon mascot for … Continue reading

Berndnaut Smilde – Antipode at Ronchini Gallery

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde presents Antipode, an exhibition of new works made through the synthesis of photography, installation, performance and sculpture at London’s Ronchini Gallery. Smilde, best known for his Nimbus series comprised of engaging images of real clouds hovering within vast, empty rooms. Using a fog machine, the artist carefully adjusts the temperature and humidity … Continue reading

Baileys Feaster Egg Hunt

Baileys Feaster Egg Hunt sees immersive theatre take over Harvey Nichols. The first adult-only immersive theatre egg hunt experience in a live department store, sees Baileys Chocolat Luxe look to reclaim the scared season of Easter for adults – forget those children in the garden its now all about the grown-ups! Following last year’s innovative … Continue reading

Momentum at the Barbican Centre

The Curve at London’s Barbican Centre has a new multi-sensory installation that is set to rival the success of the fantastic Rain Room in 2012. Barbican has commissioned the multi-disciplinary art and design studio United Visual Artists (UVA) to create Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement. Coinciding with UVA’s 10th anniversary, the … Continue reading

Urs Fischer – Melodrama Raindrops

The new colourful Urs Fischer exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ gallery sees an installation of 3,000 plaster raindrops suspended throughout the gallery. Swiss artist Fischer’s show entitled Melodrama, the raindrops encompass a spectrum of shades from green to lilac, massing together into a gently psychedelic storm cloud which weaves in a swirling movement through the … Continue reading

Baileys open Bar Chocolat

Baileys has celebrated the release of its brand new real Belgian chocolate liqueur with a week-long immersive experience in London, dedicated to the multi-sensory pleasure of chocolate. Bar Chocolat, which was open to the public this September in London, saw handpicked visionaries Bompas & Parr, Tabitha Denholm, Petra Storrs, Amelia Rope, Lou Hayter and Blanch … Continue reading

Martin Usborne – The Silence of Dogs in Cars

East London-based artist Martin Usborne’s has turned a childhood memory of waiting in a car whilst outside a supermarket into a series of photographs that focus on the ever-curious relationship between humans and man’s best friend, the dog. The series, entitled ‘The Silence of Dogs in Cars’ showing now at The Little Black Gallery in … Continue reading

Bruce Nauman – Mindfuck

Saville Row London is not just home to fine tailors, it is also where you will find the Hauser and Wirth gallery which is currently presenting ‘Mindfuck’ from the renowned American artist Bruce Nauman. The exhibition features a selection of works throughout his career that, in his own way, takes visitors on a journey through … Continue reading

LEGO Advent Calendar

Last year LEGO created festive cheer with a Christmas tree made of thousands of tiny pieces in of the retro childhood toy in St.Pancras Station and this year have continued in their mission to banish the ‘bah humbug’ in all of us with a giant LEGO Advent Calendar in Covent Garden, London. The structured, formed … Continue reading

Yayoi Kusama & Louis Vuitton at Selfridges

The polka dot loving Yayoi Kusama is enjoying the biggest love-in of her art since she bound onto the scene so many years ago in the 50s. It seems that her obsessive style of modernism has finally been seen for the brilliance that it is. Following high profile exhibitions across the globe, Kusama, who now … Continue reading

From New Perspectives

From New Perspectives opening Wednesday 5 September at the EB & Flow Gallery on Leonard Street, East London, sees a brand new collective show from some of the best new and emerging abstract artists in the UK. The show, a two floor exhibition of paintings curated by 24-year-old Chelsea School of Art graduate Ralph Hunter-Menzies, … Continue reading

Mo Farah & Usain Bolt swap celebrations at London 2012

London 2012 Olympic Games heroes, the double gold winning British athlete Mo Farah and Jamaican triple gold medal winning sprinter Usain Bolt swap their winning celebrations on the podium. Following the last night on the track at London 2012, the two track stars of the games took to the podium to show their appreciation for … Continue reading

Coca-Cola Beatbox by Pernilla & Asif

The Coca-Cola Beatbox designed by super cool London-based architectural duo Pernilla & Asif for the London 2012 Olympic Games is now completed and ready for the opening ceremony on Friday. The specially commissioned Olympic Park Pavilion is designed to celebrate the best of British youth. Pernilla Ohrstedt and Asif Khan created the Coca-Cola Beatbox was … Continue reading

Time-lapse Video of Kurt Perschke’s RedBall UK

This summer, New York artist Kurt Perschke brought his celebrated art project RedBall to the UK and captured the hearts and minds of so many, with a stream of social sharing on websites, blogs, Flikr, etc. Now filmmaker Danny Cooke has created a brilliant time-lapse video of the whole project so you can relive it … Continue reading

Nike – The Regal Basketball Court, London

Nike has created The Regal, an NBA level permanent basketball court in Vauxhall, London. The Regal aims to encourage basketball players from an elite level through to grass roots and local schools and community clubs to take up the sport and become ‘ballers’. As part of the World Basketball Festival celebrations in Brixton, on 30th … Continue reading

Not in the Corners at Maria Stenfors

Not in the Corners currently at Maria Stenfors in London sees a group exhibition featuring film, sculpture, drawing, painting and print. The exhibition presents artworks that address the inseparability of the personal from the political, exploring the ground between the private act of artistic creation and its collective resonance in the public realm. Michelle Deignan … Continue reading

Rachel Whiteread for Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick OBE today unveiled the major new commission by British artist Rachel Whiteread for the building’s historic façade with the artist and an introduction by Danny Boyle, filmmaker and London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Artistic Director. The work is Whiteread’s first ever permanent public commission in the UK and features … Continue reading

Sacha Powell – Slow It Down

In a brilliantly captivating piece of slow motion cinematography, Sacha Powell produced ‘Slow It Down’ takes viewers of tour of London to Brighton. The stunning short film captures simple, stolen moments in slow motion, all to the sound of M83 – ‘Outro’.

The Pothole Gardener

East London is as much a hub of creativity as it is a home for urban degradation and one Londoner, Steve Wheen has followed the Guerilla Gardening guys by bringing miniature green art installations to scenes of ill-repair with his ‘The Pot Hole Gardener‘ project in aid of a charity I am currently working with, … Continue reading