Jesus Walks (down the runway)

The fairy lights might have been turned off today, the tree taken down, and all nativities and their tiny wooden baby Jesuses packed away in the attic for another year, but, rejoice! (if you want to) because this year the Metropolitan Museum of Art has chosen the theme “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” for […]

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Hannah Ryggen: A Retrospective

Woven Histories, Hannah Ryggen’s new exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, showcases impressive works from across the lifetime of the Swedish artist in this first major exhibition of her work in the UK. On display are an early painted self-portrait, which dates from 1914, a short video and timeline of Ryggen’s life, and 15 of her […]

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Star Light, Star Bright

An exciting new project created by Guerilla Dance Project and commissioned by Playable City will see an impressive installation light up the night’s sky in Oxford this winter. Winning piece Star Light, Star Bright will be on display across the city from January 2018. The Smart Oxford Playable City Commission comes from cultural venue and […]

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Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern: ‘I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality’

In the first large-scale retrospective of his work in the UK in 20 years, Tate Modern exhibition of Giacometti charts his creative development throughout his turbulent lifetime. Alberto Giacometti is one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century, with virtuoso command on different mediums ranging from plaster, wood and bronze sculptures to paintings. […]

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Exhibition: Eduardo Paolozzi at Whitechapel

As one gets off the Tube at Tottenham Court Road Station, it is virtually impossible not to notice the colourful (or ‘in-your-face’, depending on your colour tolerance) mosaics populating the walls. They were created by Eduardo Paolozzi in 1982-84, and were meant to be a ‘surprising constellation of objects and ideas’. The retrospective running until  14th May […]

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Review; Savage Beauty

Fashion is often appointed a separate sphere of action. Whether it is because one considers style an unobtainable ideal, a language spoken only by a few or believes a person can either ‘fashionable’ or not. Yet the invisible curtains enforcing fashion’s seclusion have been parted in the recent months with the arrival of the Savage […]

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