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Crowning the May Queen in Art

The May Queen is the personification of springtime. Crowned with fresh flowers, she leads her people to the Maypole for fun and frolicking. A maiden...

Candy Bedworth 13 May 2020

Art State of Mind

Theatre Plays, Opera and Music Online to Keep you Entertained During Lockdown

By now most of us have been in lockdown for at least a few days, binge-watching Netflix and Amazon to the point of total exhaustion. Why not try...

Joanna Kaszubowska 27 March 2020

Michael Rakowitz: His Lost Heritage and Enemies

In March 2020 the Fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, which since 1998 temporarily hosts sculptures and installations by contemporary...

Magda Michalska 23 March 2020

WTF Art History

Lockdown Artsy Entertainment Toolkit

Initially the idea of a lock-down and extended opportunity to work from home may look a tiny bit appealing. No more commuting, no more dressing up...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 March 2020

Museum Stories

Whitechapel’s Radical Figures and the Famous Paintings that Inspired Them

In Whitechapel Gallery’s Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium, ten of today’s key figurative painters use historical art...

Yasmin Ozkan 18 March 2020

Museum Stories

Masculinities: Liberation through Photography – Barbican, London

Given that March is the Women’s History Month you may find this a bit subversive, but in the interest of equality we visited Barbican’s...

Joanna Kaszubowska 17 March 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.6 APAC

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors from 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take three...

Joanna Kaszubowska 3 March 2020

Museum Stories

Around the world with the National Portrait Gallery – P.5 Europe

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors from 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take three...

Joanna Kaszubowska 24 February 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.4 Americas

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors starting 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take...

Joanna Kaszubowska 18 February 2020

Museum Stories

Walking the Line: Sofia Mitsola’s Women

For Condo London 2020, Pilar Corrias shares its space with Matthew Brown Gallery, LA. Whilst works by Sedrick Chisom largely occupy the...

Guest Profile 7 February 2020

Six Exquisite Mother-of-Pearl Artifacts from Gujarat

Mother-of-Pearl an iridescent layer carved out of snail shells, usually the Turbo Marmoratus. It is a luminous material that naturally reflects pink...

Maya M. Tola 27 January 2020

Museum Stories

Tutankhamun in London: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

For the first time in decades, the treasures of Tutankhamun – who ruled over Egypt from approximately 1334 – 1325 BCE – are on display...

Chris Dobson 20 January 2020