Tag Archives: painting

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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Crossrail treasures, David Hockney and Ali Smith

On my February MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Digging deep Archaeological treasures unearthed during Crossrail work displayed at the Museum of London Don’t miss: In living colour Tate Britain hosts a major David Hockney retrospective Commuter corner Ali Smith’s Brexit novel Autumn and … Continue reading

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New Design Museum, Caravaggio and Zadie Smith

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: New designs The Design Museum reopens with a permanent collection and the Designs of the Year Don’t miss: Life and soul The National Gallery explores Caravaggio’s influence on his contemporaries Commuter corner Zadie … Continue reading

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Swinging Sixties, watercolours and Bridget Jones

On my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Still waters run deep London as seen by the Royal Watercolour Society Don’t miss: Swinging Sixties From The Beatles to riots and Woodstock, the V&A explores how that pivotal decade shaped us … 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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RSC collaborates on Shakespeare In Art exhibition at Compton Verney

As part of the Bard’s 400th anniversary celebrations, the gallery at Compton Verney in Warwickshire – which is just nine miles away from Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon – has joined forces with the RSC to create a new exhibition. SHAKESPEARE IN … Continue reading

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Barnes, Pepys and painted gardens

Highlights of my January MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Dear diary A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum shows London through Samuel Pepys’s eyes. Don’t miss: Green fingers The Royal Academy of Arts brings together Monet, Matisse, Kandinsky and more in … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Child’s play Indulge your inner child (or take one with you) at RIBA’s reconstructed Brutalist playgrounds Don’t miss: Summer in the city Big names and fresh talent at the Royal Academy’s famed … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my February MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: The special relationship Gain a new perspective on some of our most iconic buildings with Sir John Soane’s Museum’s behind-the-scenes look at architect/client relations Don’t miss: Play detective Can you spot … Continue reading

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Hidden treasures, war poets and Dracula

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Discover hidden treasures with Heritage Open Days New play explores Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon’s lives and work Fist pump to ’80s-tastic Rock of Ages Scary Little Girls’ blood-curdling Dracula Revered printmaker Colin See-Paynton shares his nocturnal encounters … Continue reading

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