Visual Arts

Treasured Possessions From Renaissance To Enlightenment - Fitzwilliam Museum

A dazzling journey through the decorative arts: from the hand-crafted luxuries of the Renaissance to the first stirrings of mass commerce in the Enlightenment. Each of the 300 beautiful and engaging objects on display was once a treasured possession, r

Elvis at the O2: Exhibition Review

This largest exhibition to be held in Europe dedicated to Elvis Presley will delight fans who haven’t had the opportunity to visit Graceland. Filled with a whole variety of personal items documenting his life and career, from his birth certificate t

Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s-1990s - Victoria and Albert Museum

In Spring 2015, the V&A will present a number of photographs exploring the experiences of black people living in Britain.

Rob and Nick Carter: Chinese Whispers - The Fine Art Society

This latest exhibition from the duo examines the transactional relationship between Eastern and Western image production. This new series of paintings plays with the west's idea of eastern image production and the changing face of the east as the centre o

James Bridle: Seamless Transitions - Photographers' Gallery

Seamless Transitions is a new commission by London based artist, writer and technologist James Bridle. His work engages with the invisible yet pervasive technologies that we encounter every day. Utilising a variety of platforms from software to social med

EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay - Tate Modern

Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979) was a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde and became the European doyenne of abstract art. Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, she celebrated the modern world of movement, technology and urban life, explo

What is Luxury? - Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A will explore the ideas of luxury in their Spring exhibition from the 25th April next year. The display will reveal how luxury is made, featuring a wide range of works of extraordinary craftmanship - from fashion to materials. It will also exam

Stamp Out Photographie, Whitechapel Gallery: Review

The British artist has selected rarely seen works of art from the V-A-C collection in Moscow for an installation that challenges traditional museum display conventions. Many of the pieces of work that have been selected are in a wide range of media fr

Evening Standard and Independent Auction Art Work in Aid of Homeless Veterans

The pieces of art work donated in aid of the homeless veterans is now open to bid on. The works up for sale include original work by the Connor brothers, veteran Michael Crossan and cartoonist Dave Brown. As two of the most notable contemporary artist

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain - Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A has announced its major fashion exhibition for Summer 2015 is looking at the power of footwear. More than 200 pairs of shoes (many on display for the first time) will be shown. It will explore the pain and pleasure that can be gained from wear