All posts tagged: London England

At the Museum: South London Gallery

March 20, 2015 Happy Friday, happy weekend ahead! Hello everyone. Shadowbox is heading across the pond to the South London Gallery! SOUTH LONDON GALLERY Founded in 1891, the South London Gallery is a public-funded gallery of contemporary art in Camberwell, London. Until 1992, it was known as the South London Art Gallery, but now the acronym SLG is often used. WHAT’S ON Exhibitions Live Art & Film Talks & Events SLG Local Children & Families Young People Current Exhibition: Isabelle Cornaro / Saturday, January 24 – Sunday, April 5, 2015 / Main and First Floor Galleries, Free Next Exhibition: Kapwani Kiwanga / Wednesday, April 15 – Sunday, June 7, 2015 / Main Gallery, Free The SLG also has Residencies, which launched in 2010. Each year the SLG hosts two to three residences. For more information about their residencies, other exhibitions, programs, and other information you can click on the website below. 65 – 67 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UH, UK / http://www.southlondongallery.org Opening times Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm Except Wednesdays 11am-9pm Email: mail@southlondongallery.org Whenever you visit London, …

Editor’s Desk March 2015

March 2, 2015 Number 3/ Volume 3 March has arrived. Not too much going on this month, but I’m hoping to change that. First there is Artexpo New York and Solo. I know it’s late to bring it up, but I did have that posted with the Wix site. I hope you guys can a least see these exhibitions and that way next year, you can participate in getting your work there. April 23 – 26, 2015. Chinese artist, activist, and many other hats that he wears, Ai Weiwei is this month’s Spotlight Artist. I’m sure some of you recognize this name or heard of this artist, I even had an exhibition of his posted in At the Museum last year, if I can recall for PAMM the Perez Art Museum Miami. Speaking of At the Museum, lets hop across the pond to the South London Museum and see what they’re up to. I’m sure they have lots of exciting activities galore waiting in store. Expect to see more workshops, and art stuff to be …

ARTSCENE NEWSLETTER: AOI PRIZE FOR ILLUSTRATION 2015 COMPETITION

September 20, 2014 Hello, hello! The weekend.is.here. Ok, I’m going to be honest with you. Yesterday I couldn’t figure out what to post on today’s newsletter. This is the truth, honest! All was not lost because I found this competition and it’s a good thing I did, because the deadline is in 7 days! Read on! AOL PRIZE FOR ILLUSTRATION 2015 COMPETITION Association of Illustrators (AOI), in partnership with London Transport Museum, has announced that submissions are now and still welcomed for the Prize For Illustration 2015. This year’s theme is “London Places and Spaces.” The aim is to attract artwork for display that is colorful, inspiring, and celebrates a vibrant, multi-layered city that is London. All artworks should be in portrait format. London Transport Museum would prefer that artworks conform to actual or in proportion standard poster sized: Double Royal – 635 x 1016 mm (25 x 40 inches) or Double Crown – 505 x 760 mm (20 x 30 inches). For this exhibition the sizes are not prescriptive. You’ll be happy to know, …

AT THE MUSEUM: TATE BRITAIN

May 23, 2014 Happy, happy Friday at last! Heading across the pond to London to visit Tate Britain, one of the museums that was posted on Esquisses. There is also Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St. Ives, but I’m just going to focus on Tate Britain. Opened on July 21, 1897, the Tate was just  one museum, which in time grew to four major sites. Tate has a natural collection of British art from 1500 to the present, with international, modern, contemporary art, make that 70,000 artworks. What’s going at the Tate Britain: BP Spotlight Source / April 4 – September 14, 2014 Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow / March 31 – October 19, 2014 Kenneth Clark: Looking For Civilisation / May 10 – August 10, 2014 British Folk Art / June 10 – August 31, 2014 Events at the Tate for Families Young People Adult Learners Schools Teachers Local Communities, etc….   You can research using the Tate’s library, publications, projects. Visit their site to check out Tate Modern, Liverpool, and St. Ives. …

AT THE MUSEUM: THE NATIONAL GALLERY

February 21, 2014 Hello and Happy Friday (YAY)! I know that I’ve had this museum posted before, but for some of you just following, if your ever planning a trip across the pond to London, try dropping by The National Gallery. They have really great exhibitions there such as these……   VERONESE: MAGNIFICENCE IN RENAISSANCE VENICE March 19 – June 15, 2014 Daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5:15pm)  Fridays 10am – 9pm (last admission 8:15pm)     STRANGE BEAUTY: MASTERS OF THE GERMAN RENAISSANCE February 19 – May 11, 2014 Daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5:15pm)  Fridays 10am – 9pm (last admission 8:15pm)   THE SUNFLOWERS   January 25 – April 27, 2014, Room 46 (access via the Getty Entrance). Admission is free. Check out Guided Tour, a 60 minute taster tour where first-time adult visitors can explore collections led by Gallery lectures. Monday – Friday:11:30am and 2:30pm, Friday 7pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am – 2:30pm and 4pm. Sainsbury Wing Information Desk. Admission is free. The National welcomes families to come explore what the museum has …