Posts in "Art"

Being Past/Present: An Interview with Nathaniel Mary Quinn

by Ella Jean Quinn greets me in a grey suit, pink shirt and big smile. It’s his first time in London to show his work at Pace London in Soho. Despite arriving only the day before, he’s positively ready for a morning interview. He’s chilled and easy to talk to, but he has a force […]

Art Everywhere

July 21st – August 31st 2014 by Katharine Fry Over assorted muffins and train announcements, above Waterloo Station in the Cabin Bar, Art Everywhere launched on Wednesday July 16th, 2014. Now in its 2nd year, Art Everywhere sees members of public (well, 38,000 via Facebook) select the nation’s favourite 25 artworks to be displayed […]

William Burroughs 100 – Nova Convention

Thurston Moore Curates William S. Burroughs Centennial Publication and Exhibition Red Gallery, London July 1st – July 13th, 2014 by Lewis Church William S. Burroughs, the bespectacled countercultural icon that lived a life more extreme than you could possibly imagine, would be 100 years old this year. A wealth of tributes, reminiscences and events […]

MCM London Comic Con 2014

by Lindsey Smith I’m not going to lie, a little part of me was feeling apprehensive about London Comic Con this weekend…. And not just because I chose to cosplay as Louise Belcher (Bob’s Burgers) over Flame Princess (Adventure Time) and was worried that no one would know who I was! (That show does not […]

Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival

Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival has just announced its first wave of artists for 2014.  The unique celebration of music, art and nature will feature artists including Jose Gonzalez, Robert Glasper Experiment, Roy Ayers & Lonnie Liston Smith, Mad Professor, Osunlade, Omar, Greg Wilson, Mark De Clive-Lowe, Low Leaf, June Marieezy, Jordan Rakei, Heavy Boogie […]

James Turrell Exhibition at Pace London

James Turrell Pace London Feb 7th – April 5th 2014 Pace is proud to announce that James Turrell, one of the most influential artists of the past fifty years, will be holding an exhibition in its London gallery.  This is the gallery’s sixth exhibition of his work and it follows his unprecedented three concurrent […]

Battle of Ideas

by Katharine Fry Battle of Ideas returned for its 9th weekend with two days of panel debates at the Barbican across streams including Keynote Controversies, School Fights, Literature Wars, Battle Over Scientific Information and other headings of that ilk. I began the morning an eager, if sleepy, beaver with an arts education to defend and […]

Virgin: 40 Years of Disruptions

by Amanda Farley Wednesday night saw the opening of Virgin Records ‘Disruptions’ exhibition in London. On display was a unique array of musical culture from the punk rock era right through until the modern day. Memorabilia, costumes, props, instruments, artwork and archive footage from The Sex Pistols, Spice Girls, Emeil Sandé, Professor Green and many […]

New York Comic Con 2013

by Dani Aronson and Caitlin Boston There were so many nerdtastic highlights at New York Comic Con this year! Knowing how demanding con’s can be, we showed up with water to stay hydrated, granola bars to power up with, lady loins girded for the onslaught of scantily clad nerd men, and our minds clear for […]

Virgin Records: 40 Years of Disruptions


Art, Music, News | by — October 20, 2013


by Amanda Farley As Virgin Records celebrates its 40th birthday, the iconic music label is marking the occasion in style with the launch of a new exhibition, 40 Years of Disruptions. This event celebrates the label’s place as a cultural and musical ‘disrupter’ which has been home to mavericks, misfits, rebels, geniuses and nonconformists. In […]