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Architecture Student Success into Bartlett, UCL

Fantastic news from one of our 24 Week Portfolio Preparation students, who has been accepted to study her BSc Architecture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL! Join London Art Portfolio for a bespoke programme to support you with your […]

Current must see exhibitions

No matter if you live in London, currently study here or are just here for vacation -we believe it is always lovely to enrich yourself with some great exhibition. Have a look at our selection of current exhibitions and feel […]

Specialist Bookshops for you

Following our post about art and design book store Magma, we would like to introduce you to three more! These are all specialists bookshops which caught our eye! The Vintage Magazine Shop You will find collectable publications from The Picture Post […]

Government Art Collection

Does art have its uses, other than to civilise, enlighten, stimulate, console? Purists would say certainly not. Art has no function whatsoever. But anyone visiting the Whitechapel Gallery, where the notoriously closeted Government Art Collection is being shown in public […]

Fashion and Art Collusion

Britain Creates 2012: Fashion + Art Collusion, led by British fashion designers and artists in partnership with the Mayor of London, brings together the UK’s most prestigious fashion designers to collaborate with Britain’s leading visual artists on specially commissioned works […]

Arthur Bispo do Rosario

Admitted to a psychiatric hospital at the age of 29, Bispo’s creations were made in complete isolation from the art establishment. However his ‘outsider’ art has long been celebrated for its skill and imaginative approach to working with everyday, found […]

When sports meet art

Twelve major artists including Tracey Emin, Martin Creed, Gary Hume, Bridget Riley and Fiona Banner will be flying the Brit-art flag with their designs for the official Olympic and Paralympic posters for the London 2012 games. This will be followed by free […]

Diamond Jubilee special

The Queen: Art and Image exhibition is displaying the most remarkable and resonant images of Elizabeth II made during her reign. From formal painted portraits to commissioned photographs and from press images to works by celebrated contemporary artists. Featured photographers and artists […]

Sand Art….

Ever find yourself wondering how to expand your artistic potential with different mediums? Do you feel that everything has been done before? Kseniya Simonova, from ‘The Ukraine’s Got Talent’ (2009) won the show by telling an artistic wartime story using […]

Tate Modern: Photography: New Documentary Forms – 31 March

_______________________________________________________ Website: www.tate.org.uk Address: Tate Modern Bankside London SE1 9TG Telephone: +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (menu number 4)  Opening times: Sunday – Thursday, 10.00–18.00 Last admission to special exhibitions at 17.15 Friday – Saturday, 10.00–22.00 Last admission to special exhibitions at 21.15 We are […]

Camden Arts Centre – 3 Exhibitions Starting 22 JULY – Mathilde Rosier, Katie Cuddon & David Askevold.

David Askevold: The Disorientation Scientist 22 July – 25 September Ten States in the West (detail), 1978 ___________________________________ Mathilde Rosier: Necklace of Fake Teeth 22 July – 25 September Le Bonheur dans le Crime, 2008 ___________________________________ Katie Cuddon: Spanish Lobe […]

South London Gallery: Paul Etienne Lincoln – An Aurelian Labyrinth and Other Explications – 18 September

_____________________________________________________ Website: http://www.southlondongallery.org/ Address: 65 Peckham Road London SE5 8UH Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7703 6120 Opening hours during exhibitions: Tuesday – Sunday, 11am-6pm Except Wednesdays, 11am-9pm Café opening hours: Tuesday – Friday, 8am-6.30pm Except Wednesdays, 8am-11pm Saturday – Sunday, […]

Meltdown Chairs

Tom Price’s chairs involve a ‘heating and pressing’ method onto various materials/objects from clothes, rope and plumbing tubes.  Have a browse on his website for more of these quirky chairs, as well as other obscure sculptural objects he’s created. www.tom-price.com […]

Transit Chairs & BroadWay Armchair

This are just two (small) examples of Boris Bally vast creations. This guy recycles street signs, found materials and even weapon parts into useful objects (as well as installations and experiments) by human hand! Listing them would be silly, when […]

Barbican Centre: Watch Me Move: The Animation Show – 11 September.

      Important link to the events diary: WatchMeMove:TheAnimationShowEventsDiary __________________________________________ Website:  http://www.barbican.org.uk/ Address: Barbican Centre Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS Telephone:  020 7638 4141 Opening hours: 9.00am – 11.00pm Monday – Saturday 12.00pm – 11.00pm Sundays and Public Holidays  

Saatchi Gallery: The Shape of Things to Come – 16 October

Excerpt from Time Out about the new Saatchi Gallery Exhibition. www.timeout.com/london/art/event/27617/the-shape-of-things-to-come-new-sculpture Saatchi Website. http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/sculpture/ David Batchelor John Baldessari Sterling Ruby ______________________________________ Website: www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk Address: 77 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AW Telephone: 020 7730 8135 Opening times: 10am-6pm, 7 days a […]

Tate Britain: Corin Sworn – 25 SEPTEMBER

_______________________________________________ Website:  http://www.tate.org.uk/britain/ Adress: Tate Britain Millbank London SW1P 4RG Opening times: Open every day, 10.00–18.00 Last admission to special exhibitions at 17.15 We are open as normal on Bank Holidays Telephone: +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (menu number 4) Monday – Friday, […]

Bookshops

Waterstones This place is great for any kind of book you’re looking for; some Waterstones around London have a coffee shop within it, so a nice place to sit and read amongst other book lovers! www.waterstones.com _____________________________ Borders Just like […]

Stationery & Computing Shops

WHSmith www.whsmith.co.uk _________________________ Rymans www.ryman.co.uk _________________________ Muji www.muji.co.uk _________________________ Paperchase www.paperchase.co.uk _________________________ Maplin www.maplin.co.uk _________________________ Apple Store www.apple.com/uk/retail _________________________ Currys www.currys.co.uk _________________________ PC World www.pcworld.co.uk