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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 […]

Taxidermy: Polly Morgan

To start off our blog’s October theme of Taxidermy we will be looking at the work of Polly Morgan, a British artist whose oeuvre has always utilized taxidermy in some form or another. Like all modern taxidermy artists the animals […]

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 […]

‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Barbican

On the 3rd of November the Barbican is going to be hosting a Maurice Sendak double bill of his much loved book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ and another one of his books ‘Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be […]

Taxidermy: Richard Ross – Museology

Artist Richard Ross looks at the display and storage of animals in galleries around the world in his photographic series “Museology”. Dioramic displays of animals shown in their natural environment were the creation of American Carl Ackley, they showed animals […]

Turner Prize 2012 (Tate Britain)

At the Tate Britain now you can visit and peruse work by the four artists shortlisted for the Uk’s most prestigious contemporary art award. Returning to the Tate Britain after a hugely successful and popular exhibition at the BALTIC Centre […]

Eric Bainbridge: Steel Sculptures

At the Camden Arts Centre from September 28th-December 2nd they will be hosting an exhibition on Eric Bainbridge presenting new works created from reclaimed steel and other interesting materials, leaning towards a more mordernist abstraction used by 1950s-1960s sculptors such […]

Bermondsey Coffee

When you want to go for coffee with a friend or maybe sneak away with a good book and a latte then ‘Bermondsey Coffee’ is the place to go. This young coffee shop is one of three places owned by […]

Peter Doig at the Michael Werner Gallery

The Michael Werner Gallery is going to play host to a new body of work by Peter Doig which will also welcome the opening of Michael Werner’s new location ( 22 Upper Brook Street in London’s Mayfair) and it is the […]

Bermondsey Street: Things to do and see

Where LAP (London Art Portfolio) is situated we’re very lucky to have a very creative and popular area surrounding our little corner of Tower Bridge full of pubs, bars, cafes and quirky little shops. Here are a list of some […]

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye (Tate Modern)

Until October 14th the Tate Modern is exhibiting 60 paintings by Munch most of which have come from the Munch Museum in Oslo to explore the artist’s work from the 20th century, this includes a rare showing of Munch’s work […]

Thomas Schütte at the Serpentine Gallery

The Artist Thomas Schütte presents his key sculptural, photographic and painted portraits at the Serpentine Gallery. Although Schütte has returned to portraiture throughout his career, this is the first exhibition dedicated entirely to his pioneering works. Key pieces from the Schütte’s […]

Burgers… Burgers everywhere!

So what do you do if you get tired of the same old McDonalds or Burgerking? The usual answer is “get healthy” but that’s boring, so why not add a little extra to your fast food? “What little extra?” you […]

Bjarne Melgaard: A House to Die In

At the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) opening now 25th September till 18th November, is the artist Bjarne Melgaard’s first solo exhibit in the UK which will feature two of his collaborative works. The first in the Lower Gallery will […]

The Breakfast Club: 80s nostalgia on a plate

So you wake up in the morning hungry after a nights drinking… There’s only one place to escape to so you can fill that void made of shame and cheap vodka… That place is ‘The Breakfast Club’. The Breakfast Club […]

Inamo!

If you want to have your chinese or thai food with an added technological twist why not head over to Inamo! This restaurant takes the normal dining experience and modernises it to rival the robot restaurants in Japan. The concept […]

Top 5 Alternative/Independent Cinemas

Tired of your usual cinemas like Odeon or Vue? Want some more leg room or want to get in from the rain and cold? Into you’re more international or independent/cult films? Well there are a range of cinemas around London […]

Rooftop Film Club

The Rooftop Film Club is back to help make viewing your favourite and classic films more memorable! Setting up in three locations around London (Shoreditch, London Fields and Kensington) you can sit back, relax and enjoy a fun viewing experience […]

The Genius of Hitchcock at BFI (August-October)

Right now at the BFI South Bank (British Film Institute) they are showing all 58 surviving Alfred Hitchcock films ranging from the earlier classics such as 1927’s ‘The Ring’ (which was an inspiration for ‘The Artist’ 2011) all the way […]

Contemporary Japanese Photobooks

A rich and varied book culture dominates production and distribution of photography in Japan, and this exhibition proposes that Japanese photography is best understood through its publications. These books are not easily categorised, as their content, format and design values […]

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 […]

Another London

Classic twentieth-century photographs which take London as their key subject will be displayed at Tate Britain. This exhibition will bring together some of the biggest names in international photography, to explore the ways photographers, for whom London was a foreign […]

This made us smile

Hans-Peter Feldmann (born 1941, Dusseldorf) rose to prominence in the early 1970s, earning worldwide acclaim for his expansive and encyclopaedic photographic series. For his Serpentine exhibition, Feldmann presents works from throughout his career. Often presented in the form of books, posters, […]

Raqs Media Collective

Raqs Media Collective are three Delhi-based artists – Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula and Shuddhabrata Sengupta – whose practice includes photography, new media, film, media theory and curation. This exhibition features two works: An Afternoon Unregistered on the Richter Scale (2011)  and  […]

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 […]

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

Tate Modern: Burke & Norfolk – 10 JULY

_______________________________________________________ Website: http://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 […]