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Tate Modern Andy Warhol Exhibition

With galleries and museums finally opening up in post lockdown life, I secured my ticket for the Tate Modern's Warhol exhibition in a hot minute. Possibly one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, there are fewer names bigger in art history than Andy Warhol. This major exhibition explores Andy’s life and art… Continue reading Tate Modern Andy Warhol Exhibition

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Revisited: Julien Marinetti at Park Lane

In today's 'Revisited' post, I am reminiscing on an amazing installation that came to the middle of Park Lane. Huge animal-shaped sculptures boldly stood outside the Dorchester Hotel in an explosion of bright colours and transformed the busy central London street into a miniature al-fresco art gallery. The large-scale sculptures; consisting of a French bulldog… Continue reading Revisited: Julien Marinetti at Park Lane

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Revisited: The American Dream, Pop To The Present

The second post of my 'Revisited' series focuses on the fascinating exhibition 'The American Dream, Pop To The Present' which was shown at the British Museum in 2017. If you missed this phenomenal exhibition, this is a great catch-up post to recapture it. Spring 2017 saw the arrival of one of the year’s biggest exhibitions… Continue reading Revisited: The American Dream, Pop To The Present

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Revisited: Botticelli Reimagined

With life on lockdown, it's going to be a while before I can start going to exhibitions again. Until then, have a new series 'Revisited' where I relive some of my favourite past exhibitions. Up first in the series is 'Botticelli Reimagined' which ran at the V&A from 5th March-3rd July 2016 and this is my… Continue reading Revisited: Botticelli Reimagined

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Picasso Part 3: Nude, Green Leaves And Bust

The final instalment of the Picasso series focuses on 'Nude, Green Leaves And Bust.' Picasso painted this piece in one day in March 1932 and it sold for a record £70 million in May 2010 at Christie's in New York. Inspired by a personal and obsessive love story 'Nude, Green Leaves And Bust' hints at… Continue reading Picasso Part 3: Nude, Green Leaves And Bust

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Picasso Part Two: The Three Dancers

The second instalment of the Picasso series focuses on the mind bending piece 'The Three Dancers.' Painted in 1925, this artwork is on display at the Tate Modern gallery and was featured in their landmark 'Picasso 1932' exhibition. At first glance, the image and title don't seem to match in that it is not a… Continue reading Picasso Part Two: The Three Dancers

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Picasso Part One: Les Demoiselles D’Avignon

For my next art series, I am going to focus on one of my favourite artists, Pablo Picasso. Over three blog posts, I will be looking at a different Picasso painting and explore the stories within and behind the artwork. The first piece is a true staple of art history; Les Demoiselles D'Avignon. Les Demoiselles… Continue reading Picasso Part One: Les Demoiselles D’Avignon

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The Kiss In Art History Part 3: Roy Lichtenstein

The final part of 'The Kiss In Art History' series focuses on 'Kiss V' by Roy Lichtenstein painted in 1964. Lichtenstein's comic book style art shocked the world when it first emerged in the Pop Art movement in the 1960s. 'Kiss V' embodies all the hallmarks of Lichtenstein's iconic style; bold primary colours, heavy black… Continue reading The Kiss In Art History Part 3: Roy Lichtenstein

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The Kiss In Art History Part 2: Auguste Rodin

Part Two of my mini series 'The Kiss In Art History' focuses on Auguste Rodin's sculpture 'The Kiss.' If you missed Part One: Gustav Klimt, it can be viewed in the Art category of the blog. The Kiss; the infamous sculpture by Auguste Rodin between 1901-4 immediately conjures up romantic and passionate sentiments of an intense love… Continue reading The Kiss In Art History Part 2: Auguste Rodin

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This Kiss in Art History Part One: Gustav Klimt

The Kiss in Art History Series Part One: The Kiss by Gustav Klimt With Valentine's Day arriving tomorrow, love is everywhere I turn at the moment. With that in mind, it feels like the perfect time to indulge in the romance of art. Over the next three weeks, I will be publishing a series of… Continue reading This Kiss in Art History Part One: Gustav Klimt