Art

Art


Temporary art in Victoria – Small, Medium and Large Houses

In Lower Grosvenor Gardens just around the corner from Victoria station can be found three brightly coloured “sheds”, and they are art.

Temporary art inside Piccadilly Circus tube station

There’s a temporary art exhibition inside Piccadilly Circus tube station for the next few weeks, focusing on the protests taking place throughout Europe in the 1970s against racism and fascism.

Houses “for sale” signs as a Brixton art exhibition

A street in Brixton is currently lined with “for sale” style signs, as an art exhibition. Not just art though, but photographs of people who have worked through the pandemic and the exhibition tells their story.

Get up close to some masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

The refurbishment of Buckingham Palace has given the nearby Queen’s Gallery a rare opportunity to put a range of Masters on display in a gallery setting for the first time.

Winter lights festival coming to the South Bank

While the SouthBank Centre remains closed, they are putting on some outdoor events, and this year that will include a winter lights festival.

Huge ceiling mural shown off at Sudbury Town tube station

A permanent artwork has been unveiled inside the waiting rooms at Sudbury Town tube station, featuring restyled maps of the surrounding areas, highlighting local landmarks from the past and present.

Emptying Buckingham Palace’s long art gallery

The long gallery inside Buckingham Palace has been emptied of its treasures for the first time since the 1970s, so that most of them can on public display.

Tate Britain covers its building in winter illuminations

Tate Britain has shown off it’s annual outdoor Christmas commission – a festive display that makes the gallery look a bit like an American house.

A multicoloured makeover for Crossrail Place footbridge

The airport-style footbridge at Canary Wharf connecting to the future Elizabeth line station has been given a brightly coloured makeover.

Margart Calvert – a retropective and a new railway design

The work of the iconic designers of post-war Britain is the topic of a new exhibition, not just looking back at her work, but forward as she has designed a new font to be used by Network Rail.

The V&A’s Raphael Court is to reopen soon

During the lockdown, the huge Raphael Cartoons which are on display in a dedicated gallery within the V&A were given a rare refurbishment.

The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman at the British Museum

A sculpture of an iron ship, sailing into the afterlife has appeared in the British Museum, a work of art by Grayson Perry.

There are sharks in the Regents Canal

If you take a walk along the Regent’s Canal at the moment, look out for sharks.

Pay a visit to East Dulwich’s House of Dreams

There is an outwardly unremarkable terraced house in South London that conceals an explosion of colour and art within – the House of Dreams.

Festival of Britain scultpure reappears in Waterloo Station.

Two sunbathers have appeared in Waterloo station – and they tell a story of a lost sculpture, discovery, restoration, and return.

Tate Modern’s slavery judging fountain

A gigantic, and I mean, monumentally gigantic, fountain currently fills the main hall of the Tate Modern, and is accidentally far more topical than it had expected to be

New home for the House of Illustration

Currently based in Kings Cross, the House of Illustration is set to move to a restored New River Head building in Islington. It’s also changing its name to the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration.

Hayward Gallery reopens in August with deals for NHS and locals

The Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery has announced that it will reopen from this Saturday (1st August), with discounts for NHS workers and local residents.