Banksy’s Dismaland has been the subject of much hype in the art world. It’s effectively an “anti-Disney” theme park in which themes of capitalism and ironic commentary on society run riot throughout a carefully curated selection of both gaudy and subtly clever artwork. This bleak theme park is perfectly situated in a derelict and abandoned […]
This weekend is the last weekend in which the Wandsworth Prison Museum will sit in its current location– a small gatehouse near the entry to Wandsworth Prison. In honour of that fact, the volunteer-run Museum is having an open weekend, which will conclude today at 4pm. The museum is the work of Stewart McLaughlin, a […]
I was fortune to visit the incredible Horniman Museum in SouthEast London last summer, and it was a wonderful experience. This museum is easily one of the oddest, and most entertaining, museums in Britain — if not the world. The museum is the private collection of Frederick John Horniman, an affluent tea trader. His collection […]
Today I went to the much talked and tweeted about Dalston House by Leandro Erlich and hosted by the Barbican. It’s free, it’s about to be everyone’s summer facebook cover photo, and it is a piece which could inspire the most cynical of Londoners to crack a smile. It is so much fun. No, really, […]
It’s A Beautiful Life. Acrylic paint on wooden board. This post is about my Senior Project for Richmond University. It’s from 3 years ago, but recently I’ve been doing a lot of wondering and debating over both medical things (the good ol’ NHS) and also aspects of sharing with social media. Looking at this, I […]
As part of the continued celebrations of the London Underground’s history, the London Transport Museum is currently exhibiting Poster Art 150 – London Underground’s Greatest Design – a collection of 150 commissioned posters for the Underground. It’s a great exhibition, albeit very narrow and – on a Sunday afternoon – very crowded, although only with […]
I wanted to share something awesome that didn’t come from me today. Okay so this one is a tiny bit of a cop out, as I didn’t have to do much searching to find it (I work for Martin Creed as an assistant.) But just looking at it makes me happy. It’s his new work […]
Click on the photo below to head over to Off The Map – a gorgeous collection of graphic posters for disused stations. Clicking on each poster leads to information about the stations, including what bits of them remain and what you can see from passing trains.