Tintin @ Somerset House

Honestly I haven’t seen any exhibitions recently that have really impressed me. Around Christmas there always seems to be a lull in good things to see. However, that all changed after a trip to see TINTIN: Hergé’s Masterpiece at Somerset House. Tintin is a globally loved cartoon character who was first penned by Belgian artist […]

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Jeff Koons @ Pompidou Centre

Jeff Koons is the king of the American contemporary art world. His work is bright and controversial. He has had a career that has spanned over three decades that was the subject of a major retrospective show at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York last year. It has now come to the […]

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Yoshimoto Nara @ Dairy Art Centre

If the name Yoshimoto Nara is unfamiliar to you, then I am almost certain that you would at least recognise his cartoon like images, which are coincidentally, currently on display at the Dairy Art Centre. The show comprises sculpture, drawings, painting and even a water fountain in a retrospective style set-up. Nara is a Japanese […]

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Tali Lennox & Co. @ Whisper Gallery

So, as if we didn’t have enough reasons to envy models: beauty, style, bodies to die for, the list goes on. It now appears, some of them have other talents relating to aesthetics – that talent being art. Currently on show at the Whisper Gallery is artwork from four of the fashion elite, and it […]

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George Condo @ Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery is currently hosting the first major retrospective of New Yorker George Condo. Showcasing work spanning three decades, beginning in 1982, the appropriately titled ‘Mental States’ juxtaposes raw emotion with the fantastical and grotesque. The show is set out thematically, with three foci: portraiture, abstract figuration and mania and melancholy. Condo, the […]

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