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Dripping blood on display in Peckham – as Art

A warehouse in Peckham is filled with blood at the moment, pumping, dripping, splattered, filling a gallery with the life force of humanity.


The Long Reign of Pseudo-Georgian Architecture

Neo Georgian, Faux Georgian, Mock-Georgian, there's probably more Not Really Georgian architecture around now than when the Georgian's reigned, so that home to architecture, RIBA is taking a wry look at this ever popular style.


See the Paradigm outside St Pancras station

Head out of St Pancras station by the Thameslink exit, and facing you will be a monumental tower of weathered steel -- this is Paradigm by Conrad Shawcross.


See Mayfair’s little noticed Lutyens Sculpture

On a side street in posh Mayfair is a work of art in remembrance of an architect who is a significant figure in the architecture of Imperial New Delhi.


The Queen shows off her Canaletto collection

A sumptuous feast for the eyes has opened at the Queen's Gallery with their latest exhibition devoted to Canaletto, and his paintings of picturesque Venice.


Huge science photos adorn the Euston Road

A display of award winning science photos has been blown up to billboard size and put on display along the Euston Road.


Three new posters to appear on the London Underground

The annual exhibition of new posters by today's illustrators has opened and you'll be seeing three of them in tube stations shortly.


The Barbican sheds infra-red light onto the refugee crisis

Discordant noises in a darkened room with black and white imagery blasting at your eyeballs.


A cascade of Sami chevrons in the Southbank Centre

A thousand woven chevrons hang over the heads of visitors to the SouthBank Centre at the moment, adding droplets of colour the ceilings above.


Have you noticed the unusual stone benches outside Euston Station?

Thousands of people sit on them with barely a glance, but outside Euston station are four works of geological art, hidden in plain sight as a set of benches.


See a compendium of craftsmanship in central London

Behind a closed door in an anonymous house on a posh garden square lies a prodigious display of modern craftsmanship.


Ancient Clay Under London Bridge Station Turned into Art

Untouched for more than 50 million years, London clay dug up from underneath London Bridge railway station has been handed to local potters to turn into artworks.


Dr Who Daleks as London icons

Imagine a fusion of Doctor Who's famous villan, the Dalek and some of London's more famous street icons, and you have a work of art by Stu MacKay.


It’s Flaming June in London but only until April

A painting, once lauded, then lost, rediscovered by a builder, sold for its frame only, dismissed as junk, and now a priceless work of art and back at its place of birth, in London.


Crossrail art goes on display

A major construction project will have photographic records of the work done, but can also sometimes seek out more artistic interpretations, and Crossrail has done that.


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