Category Archives: Art Exhibition

British surrealist

Today Mirinda had book group so, after having a session at the gym, I headed off for London. I was planning to go to the Foundling Museum but, on discovering it isn’t open on a Monday, decided to go to … Continue reading

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Beyond Caravaggio

What a brilliant idea for an exhibition. Take an artist of great import, style and personality then look at those who came after; specifically the ones who painted in and developed his style. And so it was in Beyond Caravaggio … Continue reading

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Sex dolls & garbage

We all consume. Food, drink, television, movies, air, strange cults…no one is immune. Actually, if we didn’t consume, we’d be dead. And, given we’re not, I guess that means, we consume. Over-consumption can be a problem. It can lead to … Continue reading

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Italian pictures

Today I went to the National Gallery and saw the Veronese exhibition Magnificence in Renaissance Venice. I’d read a bit about it and heard the review on Front Row and, of course, I love Italian Renaissance art so everything was … Continue reading

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World Happiness Day

What better way of spending World Happiness Day than going to an art exhibition of stunning beautiful paintings by one of the greatest artists of the Late Renaissance? Well, apart from laughing all day. I’m surprised that the newspapers didn’t … Continue reading

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Pop art

Roy Lichtenstein was born in 1923 and became one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. It took him a while to develop his own style but when he did, he became a sensation, using comic strips and … Continue reading

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Japanese Lolitas

In the Japanese gallery at the V&A (proudly sponsored by Toshiba) there’s a new display of the Japanese Lolita phenomenon. It’s called Kitty and the Bulldog. A long, glass display case, contains a series of slightly larger than life models … Continue reading

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