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By lottie jackson-eeles, Jul 5 2018 09:11AM
Summer in the city is made all the more better with a bit of culture-soaking. With so many exhibitions to forage and digest in London, it can be hard to make a choice. But have no fear, as my top 5 art show guide will hopefully smooth the way and help with your decision.
Okay, so there are some obvious Summer blockbuster shows that you definitely should not miss in 2018. 'The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture' at The National Gallery is the big one. With overwhelmingly positive reviews, and a constant flurry of Monet enthusiasts lining up to see his architectural works, you'll need to make your appointment with the master of Impressionism before it closes in late July...
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By lottie jackson-eeles, Dec 4 2017 10:00AM
Interactive playground installation and residual casted sculptures of the everyday. Both the Tate Modern and Tate Britain brings us a rare moment of joy and reflection.
When you come to the City on your travels, you want to immerse yourself in a bit of culture. And London is the city for it. In fact, it's brimming with such abundance of creativity and talent, that you can easily become overwhelmed and intimidated by the choices you must make.
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By lottie jackson-eeles, Oct 1 2016 12:00PM
An exploration of Edinburgh's creative landscape was a stunning and culturally historic experience not to be missed!
A recent adventure to Edinburgh was one not to be forgotten. My quest began on the mound at the Scottish National Gallery in the centre of Edinburgh, where Old Masters to Impressionists are shown, and where I caught the Drawing Attention | Rare Works on Paper 1400-1900 exhibition (...)
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By lottie jackson-eeles, Sep 13 2016 12:00PM
This years' Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition is yet again a shining example that drawing is well and truly alive!
On a 35 degree hot September evening I attended the Private view, as I'm very proud to once again be selected to exhibit in this truly unique show, exclusive to the practice of contemporary drawing.
Walking through the exhibition as an exhibiting artist, I felt privileged to be amongst works that actively promote what drawing can be, not what it should be. From planks of wood that explored the contours of its material and needle and thread used as a pen to mark cloth, to the sublimely simple act of using ink on paper in a ritualistic and microscopic way. The show indulgently felt like opening up a shiny new tin of Quality Streets at Christmas! The variety (and yes, the quality) makes this a very exciting and very relevant show.
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