All posts tagged: UK

Victoria & Albert Museum: Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

May 24 / 17 For those who love fashion, this is something for you. The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, England are displaying the works of the late Cristobal Balenciaga. cred: victoria & albert museum         This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition.   Opening on Saturday, 27 May 2017 Daily: 10.00 – 17.30Last entry 16.15Friday: 10.00 – 21.30Last entry 20.15 Room 40 Tickets cost £12.00Concessions apply. Advance booking is recommended. Members do not need to book.   If your planning a trip to London, be sure to make a stop at the Victoria & Albert Museum. To book for tickets, click here. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed!                                                   featured images: Hiro Wakabayashi & SUSANA NAKATANI Advertisements

@ The Event: London

August 19 / 16 Good Morning and Happy Friday! No more @ The Museum….it is now @ The Event. Today we’re visiting across the pond in London, England. Lots of things are always happening in London….. (cred: visitlondon.com & music festival wizard) ART/PHOTOGRAPHY, ETC.. William Kentridge: Thick Time ♦ September 21, 2016 – January 15, 2017 / Whitechapel Art Gallery / 80-82 Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX / +44 (0) 20 7522 7888 / http://www.whitechapelgallery.org Discover the South African artist’s fascinating works with William Kentridge: Thick Time at the Whitechapel Gallery, his first major solo exhibition in the UK. Known for his drawings, theatre productions and films, Kentridge also specialises in complex installations. The exhibition features six large-scale works created between 2003 and 2016, which gives an insight into the artist’s vision throughout his career — Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy of Arts ♦ September 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017 / Burlington House London W1J 0BD / +44 (0) 20 7300 8000 / http://www.royal.academy.org.uk Rediscover one of the greatest art movements of the 20th …

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, …

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. …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: LONDON’S ART GALLERIES TO VISIT

January 11, 2014 Hello everyone! I’m sticking to what I’ve said and I did mention about visiting art galleries across the pond. If you are planning a trip to London for this year or any year, may I suggest visiting the city’s wonderful art galleries….   TATE BRITAIN This gallery holds the largest collection of British art dating back to 1500 to the present. You’ll find modern and contemporary art at the Tate Britain. From Lucian Freud to Damien Hurst. The gallery also has a collection of works by JMW Turner. Admission is free (charges vary for major exhibitions).   TATE MODERN Located on the banks of the Thames, the Tate Modern is said to be Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art that is now placed in what used to be the Bankside Power Station. Entrance to the Tate Modern is free, charges for events and special exhibitions. For more information about both the Tate Britain and Tate Modern visit: http://www.tate.org.uk.     THE NATIONAL GALLERY The gallery has displays of over 2,000 …