Rosie Chomet @ Karamel

The most famous artists are painters. Yet it is illustrators who have drawn a lot of the art that we are exposed to. Everyday things that we do not even think about artistically: food packaging, advertising, greeting cards and books, are all usually the domain of the humble illustrator. I grew up with Peter Blake’s […]

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A Cabinet of Curiosities @ Barbican

The new exhibition at the Barbican is called ‘Magnificent Obsessions.’ It is a display of the personal collections of fourteen modern and contemporary artists and all I can say is that the display is magnificent and I am obsessed. The collections on display allow us to see inside the minds of some of the most […]

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Pop Art @ Barbican

The first art that I ever engaged with as a child was Pop Art. I loved the cartoon colours, the vibrant energy and the overall aesthetic of it. If it weren’t for Pop Art I may never have widened my horizons into other kinds of art at all. The current Pop Art Design exhibition at […]

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Peter Blake @ Waddington Custot

A new retrospective of Peter Blake’s work is on display at Waddington Custot galleries. Entitled ‘Rock, Paper, Shadows’, the show’s name takes inspiration from the children’s game and subtlely outlines the entries and format of the exhibition: sculpture (rock), paintings (paper) and collage (scissors). The show includes 50 works which range from 1948 to 2012, […]

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London Print Fair @ Royal Academy

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend my first ever art fair. I was lucky enough to get an invite to the London Print Fair at the Royal Academy, the longest running specialist print fair. In it’s 27th year the fair houses over 50 exhibitors showcasing prints from the renaissance until the present day with […]

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