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Lubaina Himid Exhibtion at the Tate Modern

Turner prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid has a new retrospective exhibition which opens at the Tate Modern on the 25th of November. One of the most influential black artists of our time, this is her largest solo exhibition showing new and old work spanning four decades. Lubaina Himid has presented over fifty works from paintings, everyday…

Anicka Yi at Tate Modern

The turbine hall at the Tate Modern has been taken over by creatures created by the American artist Anicka Yi. Prepare to meet the Aerobes, the floating machines that travel the hall. Yi explores the merging of technology and biology. It is an amazing experience having these machines float above your head. The scent wafts…

Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon

The amazing Museum of the Moon has now taken up residency at St John the Baptist Church on Holland Road. Made up of 120 dpi high-resolution NASA imagery of the moon, representing 5km of the surface. The seven-meter diameter moon looks stunning inside this Gothic revival style church. If you want to go and see…

Igshaan Adams – Hayward Gallery

Kicking Dust is a new exhibition that opened at the Hayward Gallery in May. Igshaan Adams art combines various aspects of weaving, sculpture and installation. His work is beautiful, intricate, delicate and detailed when you get up close. Kicking Dust is a reference to the ‘Rieldans’ which is a dance from the Northern Cape of…

Paula Rego at Tate Britain

A brilliant new exhibition opens at the Tate Britain on the 7th July, displaying one of the most comprehensive retrospective exhibitions of the Portuguese artist Paula Rego. This is a beautiful exhibition, telling her life story through her work and the socio-political context. The layout and curations are excellent, you get the feel of her…

Mayfair Sculpture Trail 2021

Summer is here and what better way to experience some art than by going on a sculpture trail along the streets of Mayfair. The trail is back for its 2nd year, giving an immersive art experience from Grosvenor Square to New Bond Street. Between 2nd and 27th June 2021, there are seven new temporary sculptures…

Kara Walker sculpture at Tate Modern

It had been a while since I had been in the Tate Modern and last Monday I ventured there for the press preview of the Bruce Nauman exhibition which you can read about here. Once the viewing had finished, I came upon the latest artwork in the Turbine Hall. What an amazing piece of work from Kara Walker…

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