Rasheed Araeen at Tate Modern – Zero to Infinity

400 geometric cubes painted red, yellow, green and blue laid out by the artist in the Turbine Hall for visitors – adults and children! –  to stack, tilt and balance to create new shapes and configurations. “Through this creative act of making and remaking, people will participate in a continuous performance of infinite possibilities.”   Exhibition […]

Spain and the Hispanic World at The Royal Academy until 10 April 2023!

This dazzling exhibition of Spanish and Hispanic art and culture from the ancient world to the early 20th century includes sculptures, paintings, silk textiles, ceramics, lustreware, silverwork, precious jewellery, maps, drawings, illuminated manuscripts and lacquerware from Latin America.  All the Spanish masters are represented, including, El Greco, Zurbarán, Velázquez and Goya. The exhibition features the […]

Giorgio Morandi at the Estorick Collection, London until 28 May 2023!

Giorgio Morandi Still Life, 1928 (detail) An exhibition which brings together 50 paintings, water colours, drawings and etchings of Giorgio Morandi, 1890–1964, widely recognised as one of the most significant figures of 20th century Italian art – renowned for his “masterful treatment of light, exquisite tonal subtleties and exploration of the boundary between abstract and […]

Summer competitions 2023!

Shortlisted 2022 – Lotte Mocatta, age 12 Here are details of a dazzling number of art competitions for your children to enter over the summer – Competitions are a great way to encourage art at home and many of them allow you to look at previous years’ winners which is very inspiring.  Please check the […]

Alice : Curiouser and Curiouser V&A

Alice in Wonderland was published in 1865 by Charles Dodgson under the pen name Lewis Caroll, a story of a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world of strange creatures and topsy-turvy adventures – Alice has been translated into 170 languages, sold millions of copies, inspired films, art, pop and […]

“Gauguin Portraits” at The National Gallery until 26 January 2020

Paul Gauguin, ‘Christ in the Garden of Olives’, 1889 Paul Gauguin (1848 – 1903)  Father of Modern Art, with hyper-real colours, exaggerated body proportions, strong contrasts and mystical symbols.  A banker turned artist, he abandoned his middle-class life and family and sailed to Tahiti  seeking primitive beauty.  He dreamed of pursuing art in paradise.  French born, […]