Araki @ Michael Hoppen

A diverse display of Japanese erotica can be seen at the Michael Hoppen Gallery in Chelsea. The contemporary photography of Nobuyoshi Araki which displays the art of Japanese bondage is presented beside traditional Shunga prints of the eighteenth and nineteenth century in a show which engages us with the arresting beauty of something which probably […]

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David Bailey @ William Morris

The names David Bailey and William Morris are not usually associated with one another. As a world famous fashion photographer Bailey is world famous for working with technology while Morris did everything he could to go back to traditional medieval artisan practice. However, that said, both men began life in the east end, and Morris’s […]

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Man Ray @ National Portrait Gallery

From Dada to Surrealism, throughout the visual and literary arts, everyone from Picasso to James Joyce were photographed by Man Ray. For more than fifty years, the artist captured the faces of his age to immortalise them in photographs which continue to be greatly revered today. Now the National Portrait Gallery are showcasing more than […]

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Twombly @ Gagosian, Britannia Street

When I started writing about art last year it was after having visited the glorious Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. I had never even heard of Twombly before but I was infatuated with his work and a year on my love affair with his art continues. The Gagosian Gallery has […]

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Culture Now Ft. Jane & Louise Wilson @ ICA

While studying and working it can be difficult to keep on top of everything going on in the art world. However, the ICA is hosting a series of lunch time talks entitled Culture Now which are truly worth a visit. Last Friday I had the pleasure of being in the audience of a talk between […]

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