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Michelangelo & Sebastiano at The National Gallery

Last week we visited the National Gallery to see The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano. We’ve written a short review of selected works from the exhibition and what we learnt about Mike and Seb’s friendship and careers. The artists Mike and Seb first met in Rome around 1511. Mike was 36 years old, Seb some …

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“A noticeable lack of feet…”

We visited Tate Britain for the extensive exhibition of David Hockney’s 60 years of work from the instantly recognisable to the unseen workings. There were so many pieces in this exhibition it was hard to choose a direction for this review. So we’ve just chosen a couple of pieces that we liked and looked into how …

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Rauschenberg at the Tate Modern

One of the current exhibitions at the Tate Modern is a large retrospective of Robert Rauschenberg’s 6o year career as an artist. Through 11 gallery spaces you are shown the journey of his work from his early experimentation to his late work with all the seemingly random and continuously experimental work in-between. We went to visit …

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We’ve learnt some stuff and we’re growing

Having completed MA Interior and Spatial Design (see the work in this blog post) and some work experience with big design firms we feel like we’ve learnt some stuff. Bethvictoria.com are now taking on some interior design projects as well as the wallpaper and wall coverings. We’ve got a couple on the go but are …

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Arthur Streeton – A master impressionist

Earlier this month, we attended a wonderful exhibition at The National Gallery titled ‘Australia’s Impressionists’ which runs to 26th March 2017. This is a relatively small exhibition, but expertly curated and features work by four Australian artists – Tom Roberts, Charles Conder, John Russell and Arthur Streeton. Between them, these four created a new artistic …

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The Design Museum, London

We went to visit the new design museum. It used to be housed in a building by the Thames and Tower Bridge but has now re-opened in the old Commonwealth Institute which has been renovated by John Pawson. The space has one permanent exhibition, two spaces for temporary exhibitions as well as a restaurant, cafe …

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London Exhibitions to see

Here are four current exhibitions in London that we think are worth a visit Donna Huanca – Scar Cymbals At Zabludowicz Collection between 29th September to 18 December Daily performances by painted models work to create installations within this chapel space. “Huanca’s work draws attention to the body and in particular the skin, which is …

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5 London Exhibitions this summer

There are as usual a tonne of different exhibitions on this summer in London. We’ve chosen 5 that we are interested in and will let you know some more we find later! 1 -Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century “A major retrospective of the work of American photographer and film maker, Paul …

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The influence of Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) was a Venetian architect whose design philosophy summarised much of the worthy architecture that had gone on before his time, particularly Greek and Roman, and set the standard for most of the architecture that followed. His influence and his work can still be seen today in our historic buildings, and 21st century …

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