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Celebrating Mondrian at Tate Liverpool

Celebrating Mondrian at Tate Liverpool

Dutch artist Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) produced only around 300 paintings in his lifetime. Picasso produced thousands, but then he was famous with a ready market. Mondrian’s distinctive grids of black…

The Magic of Veronese

The Magic of Veronese

Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice National Gallery Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice is at the National Gallery until 15 June. Admission: £14; range of concessions. Tickets: www.nationalgallery.org.uk / 0844-847-2490  …

Pop Art finds a voice in the political world

Pop Art finds a voice in the political world

A founding figure of Pop Art whose experiments with ‘immersive room’ installations and media-charged imagery finally led to high-impact politically aware paintings, Richard Hamilton [1922-2011] ranks among Britain’s most influential…

Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia

Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia

Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia [British Museum until March 23], showcasing 300 exquisitely crafted gold artefacts spanning the millennium from 1600 BC, fascinatingly reveals both the…

Frightfully Thrilling “Faction”!

Frightfully Thrilling “Faction”!

  By Penny Nair Price  “Ghost Stories” has already played to a quarter of a million people worldwide including at Toronto and Moscow venues.  It came to London’s West End from…

Klee’s playful take on Modernism

Klee’s playful take on Modernism

Paul Klee at Tate Modern Paul Klee: Making Visible is at Tate Modern until 9 March. Admission £16.50, concessions. Paul Klee [1879-1940], prolific painter, printmaker, lecturer and writer on art,…

Celebrating the art of Castiglione

Celebrating the art of Castiglione

Castiglione: Lost Genius at Queen’s Gallery, London, until 16 March Re-awakening popular appreciation of once-famous but largely forgotten artists constitutes an important responsibility for any major art gallery. For the…

Exhibition celebrates the era of Elizabeth I

Exhibition celebrates the era of Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I & Her People National Portrait Gallery,London By Brian Cooper Standing almost life-size on a huge map of England, its southern counties below her feet, Queen Elizabeth I proudly…

Dans Le Noir: An Eye-Opening Experience

Dans Le Noir: An Eye-Opening Experience

By: Caitlin Flynn Dans Le Noir Restaurant in London EC1 is an experience like none in the country. Its gimmick is what sparked my interest initially; I don’t have a…

Pantomime Review: Aladdin

Pantomime  Review: Aladdin

By Peter May It’s nearly Christmas so it must mean we have entered panto season and once again Wimbledon Theatre has produced another stonking great hit with Eric Potts insane…

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