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Internships: Opportunity for Exploitation

December 13, 2011


Originally published in MouthLondon. I have several friends who are currently attempting to carve a career in the Arts sector. Speaking to them about their experiences of interning, I have been shocked by their tales. Duties have ranged from cleaning the staff kitchen and picking up a superior’s dry cleaning, to interviewing X Factor contestants and entertaining […]

V&A Photographs Gallery – It’s About Time!

November 1, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine This week the V&A opened to the public its much-anticipated Photography Gallery. Unpacked from the archives, the display is comprised of articles from the V&A’s internationally renowned collection of photographs, and chronicles the development of photography from the early 19th century. Since the V&A has decided to display only photographs up until […]

Art in the Autumn

October 14, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Leonardo Da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan Painter at the Court of Milan is, unquestionably, the blockbuster of the season, nay year. This November the National Gallery will launch the most complete exhibition of Leonardo’s artwork ever (albeit without the Mona Lisa). Whether you are a modern […]

Is the Soul for Sale? The Museum of Everything: Exhibition #4

August 21, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine It all began back in 2009 with Exhibition #1 (ambitiously named, you might think). The Museum of Everything‘s first exhibition was comprised of a collection of artworks created by relative unknowns, but chosen by leading artists, curators and cultural figures, such as Grayson Perry, Jarvis Cocker and Nick Cave. This innovative exhibition […]

ABSOLUT: The Start of Creativity

July 30, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine World-renowned art may not be what immediately comes to mind when you consider the familiar ABSOLUT vodka brand, but ABSOLUT actually has a reputable history of creative collaborations. In 1985 Andy Warhol became the first artist commissioned to create a “portrait” of the brand’s iconic bottle and over the years ABSOLUT’s register of significant names […]

Experience of an Art Auction House Intern

July 7, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine I recently spent three months interning at one of the top art auction houses in London. Two names spring to mind? Yes, it was one of those. The art was as beautiful as I expected it to be, the people as well educated and well dressed as […]

Why I Love… Robin Rhode

June 23, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine I first encountered the art of Robin Rhode as a fresher, on my first trip down to the Hayward Gallery in October 2008. The South African artist had a solo show. We were both new to London. Rhode typically uses the pavement or a wall as his backdrop; he then creates […]