Light from the Middle East – Victoria & Albert Museum

Light from the Middle East

The Middle East is coming alive in South West London. The world’s greatest museum of art and design is playing temporary home to 30 artists from 13 countries across the region as the Victoria and Albert Museum presents the first

Interview with photographer Carol Burri

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How did you get into photography initially? During my first study in post-industrial design, I did a lot of computer graphics, particularly in 3D applications. I played with virtual physical light and for this, I did tests with cameras and

The Surreal House – Barbican Gallery

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The Surreal House is a labyrinth of bizarre rooms, each one stranger than the one that preceded it. Designed by the young architects, Carmody Groarke, The Surreal House is intended to ‘examine the relationship between surrealism and architecture” and this

Arty Business

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The Londoner crème de la crème was at its foaming best, bursting with contained laughter and proper introductions the day The 25th London Original Print Fair opened its doors at the Royal Academy of Arts. “Darling, the collectors are the

‘NOW’S THE TIME’ Street Art in Shoreditch

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East London’s Black Rat Projects is currently hosting ‘Now’s the Time’ – an exciting celebration of contemporary street art. Featuring works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Banksy, Barry McGee, Faile and Os Gemeos, ‘Now’s the Time’ will

SKETCHBOOK @ THE PICK ME UP FAIR

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At the UK’s first graphic and contemporary art fair held at Somerset House, SKETCHBOOK were invited to go down and showcase what the magazine is all about. Among the fair were 20 other stalls displaying journals, magazines and fanzines, amongst

FIVE MINUTES WITH BUNNY HAZEL CLARKE AT THE LIVE ISSUE LAUNCH

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Bunny Hazel Clarke is a freelance hair and make-up artist who has been learning a lot on the job assisting make-up artists. She is currently dating Gabriel Gettman and is studying fine art painting at Central St. Martin’s. Make-up and

For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there

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Decoding all the little symbols and latent meanings in art is fun. One of the reasons I love art so much is for that little eureka moment where I think I’ve understood something. Despite this constant quest for understanding, some

Decode: Digital Design Sensations, V&A

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Looking back over the introductory decade of the twenty-first century, Decode: Digital Design Sensations comes as a strikingly relevant punctuation point to the last month of the naughties. In an era during which technology has advanced at such a rate

The Harry and Kiki Effect

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There are two art students at Chelsea College of Art who are far from the stereotype of lazy students. Alongside their studies, they’ve managed to find the time to confront the key issue facing today’s art graduates: what now? By