Two of the UCL museums in central London have both launched art exhibitions where the art is scattered amongst their more formal exhibits.

So, you will need to wander over to the Grant Museum to see some quite interesting works that are morphed digital photos that look almost like they could be animals, and yet could be art.

You’ll need to find the small collection of jewellery made from the backbones of small animals. Another is a stack of coloured transparencies slotted in amongst the bones of a long-dead animal.

Like most art, it’s subjective and some appeals and some does not. A solar array is huge, and well, frankly, just odd. As was something by the entrance with balls of something hanging around a skeleton.

Subnature runs until 19th July, during Museum opening hours – Mon – Sat 1-5pm.

Just across the road, another of my favourite little museums, the Petrie Museum of Egyptology is also hosting an exhibition of student art.

It is, well, erm, yes, quite.

I have no idea. Allegedly inspired by Egyptian themes, quite what a box of sweets with little dots painted on them is supposed to mean is baffling. A model of a theatre, or a bird cage? Some Playmobil toys in amongst exhibits.

All I can say is that so baffling was this, that these students probably have a highly lucrative career ahead of them churning out modern art to gullible buyers.

Translation runs until 5th June during Museum open hours – Tues-Sat 1-5pm


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