Deconstructing the First Night Phenomenon

Let’s face it, critics need to re-join the real world and boycott opening night. Image credit: The Rose Theatre As the plastic wrappings are lifted from the individually cut sandwiches, the cold white wine mists the...

Exhibition: Vogue 100 A Century of Style

Although trends and fashions come and go, true style stands the test of time. The same is as true of clothing as it is of interiors, which is why ‘Vogue: A Century of Style’...

Ai Wei Wei at The Royal Academy

To take over the converted halls of the Royal Academy of Art you have to be a special kind of artist, one that not only creates astonishing, conversation-making artwork but are famous as individuals...

Geoffrey Farmer: The Surgeon and the Photographer

Geoffrey Farmer’s ‘The Surgeon and the Photographer’ opened in the Barbican’s Curve Gallery yesterday. Although I wasn't familiar with him, a Canadian installation artist born in 1967, the concept of using photographic reproduction to create new...

Whitechapel Gallery

Art / Performance / Talks / Films / Courses / Late Night Events Until this afternoon my opinion of the area of Whitechapel was not a great one. Having been to a couple of flat...