Tag Archives: architecture

Awards, watercolours and podcast musicals

On my August MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Awards season Peter Murray discusses the winners of the New London Awards Don’t miss: Water works John Singer Sargent’s watercolours at Dulwich Picture Gallery Commuter corner Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of … Continue reading

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Colour, architecture and thrillers

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: True colours See the world in a new way, thanks to Hella Jongerius’s Design Museum exhibition Don’t miss: Architecture central Highlights of this year’s London Festival of Architecture Commuter corner Amanda … Continue reading

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Russian phantoms, American identity and S-Town

On my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Russian phantoms The Design Museum resurrects utopian Soviet architecture Don’t miss: American abyss From Edward Hopper to Grant Wood: 1930s Americana at the Royal Academy Commuter corner Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream and new podcast … Continue reading

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The Japanese house, Renaissance partners and Exit West

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: House proud A major survey of post-war Japanese architecture at the Barbican Don’t miss: Brothers in art Michelangelo and Sebastiano’s collaboration explored at the National Gallery Commuter corner Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and a podcast … Continue reading

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Architecture, Mona Hatoum and happy ever after

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Architecture central Community focus at the London Festival of Architecture Don’t miss: Strange and beautiful Mona Hatoum retrospective at Tate Modern Commuter corner Alain de Botton on love and the secrets behind musical … Continue reading

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Constable Country

The artistic soul of Suffolk revealed, from Constable and Gainsborough’s home turf to historic treasures and contemporary inspirations. Read my full Discover Britain article here

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Clerkenwell Design Week, London’s skyline and Austen reborn

On my May MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: By design Innovation and a new master plan at the seventh Clerkenwell Design Week. Don’t miss: Sky high With 436 new tall buildings planned, the NLA asks what London’s skyline will looks like in 2030. Commuter … Continue reading

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Palladio, Eames and Margaret Atwood

Highlights of my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: In our DNA A new RIBA exhibition celebrates the enduring legacy of influential architect Palladio Don’t miss: Pull up a chair The Barbican hosts a survey of design pioneers Ray and … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my September MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Grand designs The definitive guide to this year’s action-packed London Design Festival Don’t miss: Open Sesame More than 700 buildings and sites welcome the public during Open House London weekend Commuter … Continue reading

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We Made It: Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Zurich, London, New York…Somerset. It may seem unlikely, but an 18th-century farm in the West Country is the new place to be for contemporary art aficionados. Last year, renovations were completed on the 10 buildings of Durslade Farm, left to … Continue reading

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