Slow looking at the Pierre Bonnard Tate Modern exhibition

Photo: Zoe Norfolk Last summer the Tate Modern announced it would be encouraging visitors to try ‘slow looking’, especially when it comes to their new The Colour of Memory exhibition by French artist Pierre Bonnard,...

Street art is cool but murals are even better – welcome to Hyderabad’s animal...

Capturing street art always makes for good blogging and social media content. But what about the people who created it? We’re all quick to stand in front of gorgeous colourful walls (me especially) and...

Everything you ever wanted to know about t-shirts… ‘T-shirt: Cult Culture Subversion’ at the...

I’m so clueless about t-shirts that it wasn’t until I went on a tour of the new T-Shirt: Cult – Culture - Subversion exhibition that opened this week at The Fashion & Textile Museum...

Dreaming in rainbows – visiting teamLab Borderless, Shanghai

“Some people spend three hours here, others a whole day.” I’m told this as I walk into a dark room where the floors are flickering and moving in ripples towards me. I look at...

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism and Pussy Riot at Saatchi Gallery, London. Exhibition preview

You’ll either walk out of Art Riot fuelled with passion ready to make your own artistic political statement, or you’ll leave feeling inadequate that you’ve never been brave enough to truly stand up for...

If you go down to Regent’s Park today…a peek at Frieze Sculpture 2017

Let's start with the weather. I'm British after all! But my oh my....how glorious the summer of 2017 has been so far. We've had more warm summer evenings in the last few weeks than...

Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru – Craft and Travel’s favourite exhibition...

Image: Sebastian Castenada (This is my preview post, see my review from when it opened here.)  To say I’m excited about the forthcoming Weavers of The Clouds exhibition at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London would be...

7 things you need to know before you visit Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo...

I'm writing this blogpost  from my sickbed, apt considering it's about Frida Kahlo’s house, Casa Azul aka the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, the very place in which she was born, died and...

Why does Zandra Rhodes have pink hair and things I learnt at her 50...

An icon for anyone with coloured hair Dame Zandra Rhodes is the most famous Brit to swap conventional locks for hair that truly represent her. I can’t remember when as a teen I first...

Neon Wonderland: Visiting God’s Own Junkyard

I can’t remember when my obsession for neon lights started but when I heard about God’s Own Junkyard it sounded like utter heaven. Located in Walthamstow, East London it’s a warehouse filled with neon...

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