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Indigenous Australia Enduring Civilisation exhibition at The British Museum

Indigenous Australia Enduring Civilisation exhibition at The British Museum

For anthropologists, the concept of having a 60,000 years old civilisation to review is a pretty exciting prospect and that’s exactly what The British Museum are planning to do with their latest exhibition, Indigenous Australia Enduring Civilisation. Australia may not be the most recent find from a Western perspective, but it’s own population has been(…)

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2015 competition open to entries

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2015 competition open to entries

For any budding photographers out there, the Royal Museums Greenwich has announced that its Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2015 competition is now open to entries. It’s one of London’s youngest photography prizes, but it’s also one of its most impressive, showcasing the work of young and adult astrophotographers as they capture breathtaking imagery of(…)

Pascale Marthine Tayou: Boomerang exhibition, at the Serpentine Gallery

Pascale Marthine Tayou: Boomerang exhibition, at the Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine Gallery is one of the London art scene’s lesser known gems and as ever they’re upcoming Pascale Marthine Tayou: Boomerang exhibition looks set to be an insightful feature into the work of an exciting contemporary artist. It’s the first solo show in London for the Cameroon-born artist, bringing a wide range of his(…)

Designs Of The Year 2015 exhibition at the Design Museum

Designs Of The Year 2015 exhibition at the Design Museum

The Design Museum will once again be hosting their Designs Of The Year exhibition in 2015, giving us a review of some of the coolest designs for everything from fashion and new technology, to engineering and architecture. It makes for a pretty impressive opportunity to see some of the creativity that you’ll already know and(…)

Turner Prize 2014 winner announced

Turner Prize 2014 winner announced

Though it’s been described by many art critics as being far from a classic year, the Turner Prize 2014 winner, Duncan Campbell, is undoubtedly the people’s choice out of the four artists nominated in the shortlist of finalists. He was awarded the prestigious prize at the awards show at the Tate Britain, which was broadcast(…)

Post Pop: East Meets West exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery

Post Pop: East Meets West exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery

Pop art has been one of the defining movement of the 20th century, blurting the line between contemporary art and popular culture. With fourteen years down in the 21st century it looks like there’s still no let up on the prolific nature of the genre and the upcoming Post Pop: East Meets West exhibition at(…)

Whitechapel Gallery, London Open 2015 exhibition

Whitechapel Gallery, London Open 2015 exhibition

The Whitechapel Gallery in East London has recently announced details for its London Open 2015 exhibition, which will feature the work of London artists that enter the open submission process. Similar to the Royal Academy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition, anyone with even the vaguest artistic intentions can put forward their work as potential entrants, but(…)

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, V&A

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, V&A

One of our favourite consequences of creativity is that long after the passing of an artists, their work lives on and continues to impact the world around us, belying the fragility of life with a longevity that can go on indefinitely, and that’s undoubtedly the case with the brilliant career of Alexander McQueen. The upcoming(…)

Anselm Kiefer exhibition, The Royal Academy Of Arts

Anselm Kiefer exhibition, The Royal Academy Of Arts

The work of German Painter and sculptor, Anselm Kiefer, will be getting its first major retrospective this year at The Royal Academy Of Art, showcasing the artist’s significant contribution to contemporary art. Building on his contributions to the RA’s 2010 Summer Exhibition with the impressive Einschüsse, the display will feature a wide range of items(…)

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