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Rain Room at Barbican

December 7, 2012

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine It sounds like a hard sell: inviting Londoners out of the rain and into the… rain. But Rain Room is different. There’s no need to bring your brolly. It’s a fairly straightforward concept (I’m assured). Tucked away at the end of a long curved corridor, a rather clever grid […]

Art: The Year Ahead

January 7, 2012

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This article was written for MouthLondon magazine. London 2012 will be about so much more than just sport. The Cultural Olympiad is promising the UK’s biggest ever festival of dance, music, theatre, visual arts, film and digital innovation, and all the major galleries are calling in the big guns to make sure that the best […]

Preview: Art in Large Doses

July 18, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Many will be familiar with the health benefits that a pleasant view is believed to bring hospital patients, but what about other kinds of visual stimulation? Since its foundation in 1959, the charity Paintings in Hospitals has been providing artworks for a range of healthcare sites. The presence of an […]

Your Guide to London’s Gallery Events and Late Openings

March 28, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Looking for an unusual night out? Feeling the need for a culture fix to counteract the debauchery of Sports Night? An evening event in a gallery might be just what you’re looking for, with all of the arty-goodness of a gallery, plus the added bonus of a bar […]

Crooning and Milling at Late at Tate Britain

January 15, 2011

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Perhaps my visit to Late at Tate Britain was doomed from the start. On a damp and blustery, January evening I coaxed my cynical (yet ever obliging) boyfriend off the sofa and out onto the London Art Scene. He is neither a lover of art nor, with the exception of myself, of those who love […]

The Museum of Everything: Exhibition #3

January 7, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Snuggled in amongst the gastro-pubs, the mock bohemian coffee shops and the learn-to-stitch (-and-bitch) studios on the picture perfect postcard streets of Primrose Hill the Museum of Everything awaits discovery. In this, Exhibition #3, the Museum’s founder James Brett has collaborated with the innovator of British Pop Art and renowned […]