Hanna Moon and Joyce Ng @ Somerset House

“The monkey king was misbehaving and so the Buddha imprisoned him under the Five Finger Mountains.” – Joyce Ng Despite becoming more and more international, in the worlds of art and fashion, the dominant language is English. While new markets continue to thrive outside of the West, major-players across the globe are still expected to […]

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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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Isabella Blow @ Somerset House

The Isabella Blow exhibition at Somerset House has everybody talking. The show which chronicles the life of Blow who died in 2007 is embellished with fashion, film and mis-matched shoes! Somerset House introduces us to Blow with a newspaper announcement of the very first day of her life. She was born into the aristocracy, a […]

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Miles Aldridge @ Somerset House

I have a kind of love-hate relationship with Miles Aldridge’s work. Sometimes I love the bright images with dramatic posing and at other times I find his photographs garish and forced. On show at Somerset House is a display of admiration to female beauty. At times the images are so saturated they cease to look […]

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Blumenfeld @ Somerset House

In 1923 Erwin Blumenfeld opened a leather goods store in Amsterdam. It specialised in ladies handbags and the business went bankrupt in 1935. He had started off his working career as an apprentice dressmaker and would go on to become one of the highest paid and most sought after fashion photographers of the 20th century. […]

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Picasso @ Courtauld

In the year 1901 a young Picasso arrived in Paris. It was to be a big year for the spaniard who launched his career in the city with the help of Ambroise Voillard. The artist who has been all over London exhibitions in the past few years is now having his very earliest works shown […]

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Cartier-Bresson @ Somerset House

Following its photographic success from its Tim Walker exhibition, Somerset House plays host to the Positive View Foundation’s inaugural exhibition: Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour. In this one-of-a-kind exhibition the frenchman who is famed for his black and white photography is presented alongside the works of 14 international contemporary photographers. Each has been inspired by […]

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