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    Adriaen van de Velde | Fine Dutch Landscapes

    Promoted as the world’s first major exhibition devoted to Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672), Dulwich Picture Gallery proves once again why it is one of the leading independent museum for European Old Masters of the 1600s and 1700s. “This exhibition brings together 60 paintings and drawings including the masterpiece The Hut”...
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    Weekend Wanderings | The Ace Hotel Shoreditch After Dark

    Looking to explore something new after work that still combines our favourite thing to after dark…hitting the bar? Then look no further, for Ace Hotel has a whole host of cultural events to entertain you this November. Put An Egg On It Friday 11 November, 7 pm Bulldog Edition, Free...
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    Uniqlo x Tate | Innovation, Imagination & Community

    Autumn has London enshrouded in darkness well before the day is over. That being said, having the night arrive early doesn’t necessarily need to be a bad thing in light of the collaboration between fashion giant, Uniqlo, and leading art institution, Tate Modern. Prelaunch Uniqlo x Tate launches the former as...
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    Architecture to Awareness | British Contemporary Artist Annya Sand

    Veer left off of Manchester Square and you find yourself facing a neat row of neoclassical terraces. Beyond one of these stuccoed porches lie the Ratiu Charitable Foundation. Established in 1979 by Ion and Elizabeth to promote eduction into the culture and history of Romania, the foundation offers annual grants to...
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    Japanese Minimalism | 25 Years of MUJI in Europe

    MUJI is a Japanese retailer that is built on three founding principles: Material Selection, Streamlining and Simplification. Its branding ethos is etched within its name. Derived from the first four romanised letters of 無印良品, Mujirushi Ryohin, translating to ‘No Brand, Quality Goods’, MUJI follows an utilitarian product design that focuses on reducing...
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    Drama in High Relief | Prince Rostislav Romanov

    Tucked away in a corner off the busy streets of Piccadilly Circus is a private residence. It is easily overlooked, yet its classic terrace rooms, linked by a winding stair decorated in a neutral Georgian-esque style, serves as the ideal stage for Hastings and Beyond. The a private one-day pop-up...
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    Museum Spotlight | EYE

    Let’s play an image association game.   EYE   Your own eyes. Multi-lense Phoropter. Optical devices you look through, telescopes, cameras. Any of those images would not land you too far off from the museum that bares this name. Opened in 2012 by Queen Beatrix, EYE is the new home for Netherlands’s national...
  • Georgia O'Keeffe: A Portrait; Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864 - 1946); United States; 1918; Palladium print; 24.8 x 20.3 cm (9 3/4 x 8 in.); 91.XM.63.13

    From Music to Mountains | Georgia O’Keeffe’s Voice at the Tate Modern

    O’Keeffe’s range of subject matter is varied, from New York skylines to her iconic flower paintings, of which Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 is the star of her latest exhibition at Tate Modern, having fetched the highest record at auction. While her palette and lines are soft, her works...
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    Sugar Free Summer | Coca-Cola Zero Sugar

    This summer Coca-Cola is re-launching Coca-Cola Zero with a revised recipe and a rebranded version of Coke Zero. Backed by a £10 million marketing budget, the campaign is the largest to date by the company. In a a sleek minimalist pop-up bar, fitted with a fog counter, neon artwork and...
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    Trompe-l’œil at Masterpiece London

    Step through the iron-wrought gates guarding the 300 year-old colonnade red-brick design by Sir Christopher Wren, home of the Royal Hospital Chelsea,* surrounded by looming leafy canopies and freshly mowed grounds. This is the site of one of London’s most prestigious art fairs for masterpieces of art, antiquities and...