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The New Contemporaries opens at the ICA

For the fourth year running the ICA welcomes the New Contemporaries exhibition. This year’s selectors Ryan Gander, Chantal Joffe and Nathaniel Mellors have chosen outstanding works by the most promising artists coming out… Continue reading

Beautiful Stella McCartney dress

Shot by Rory Payne for Vogue UK, December 2013.

Is Banksy in Paris?

Rumour has it that Banksy’s in Paris. The French capital is getting excited.

Transparent house in Californian desert

Phillip K Smith III: Lucid Stead (Joshua Tree, California 2013) from royale projects on Vimeo. This is the work of artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua Tree, California. The piece, called “Lucid… Continue reading

Breaking‬: Laure Prouvost announced as winner of Turner Prize 2013


Save Van Dyck

Born in Antwerp in 1599, Van Dyck was an artistic prodigy who worked as an assistant to Peter Paul Rubens. He came to Britain in 1632 at the invitation of King Charles I,… Continue reading

Kimbell Art Museum by Renzo Piano opens

Designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) and Kendall/Heaton Associates, the highly anticipated expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum opened on Wednesday 27 November 2013. Surrounded by elms and red oaks, Renzo… Continue reading

Vivienne Westwood to publish her (punk) memoirs

Next October, Vivienne Westwood’s  memoir will be published. How exciting!  The book, ghost written by her friend and biographer Ian Kelly will be published by Picador, publishing house. “The living deserve respect. The… Continue reading

Isabella Blow’s retrospective opens at Somerset House

  Stylist, patron of the arts, muse, mentor or simply “eccentric aristocrat” are all good adjectives to describe the late British fashion editor Isabella Blow. The Somerset House exhibition in London takes a… Continue reading