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Bruce Nauman + Eva Hesse at Hauser & Wirth London (OneTravel)

Two exhibitions of equal provocation and weight have opened recently at the Hauser & Wirth gallery in London. Featuring works by a couple of contemporary art’s biggest names, Bruce Nauman and Eva Hesse, the shows offers an excellent way to experience art that allows viewers to question assumptions of connection and relationship with the outside world and how the slightest tweaks in perception can gloriously mess with the mind for the meaningful and enriching outcomes. Continue reading

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Contemporary Masterpieces on View in Edinburgh (CheapOair)

From Death To Death And Other Small Tales: Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the D.Daskalopoulos Collection … brings together works from the D.Daskalopoulos Collection, one of the most important collections of contemporary art, with a number … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Eye at Saatchi Gallery, London (OneTravel)

Hong Kong Eye features more than 50 works by 18 top emerging artists from Hong Kong. It is the largest ever touring international showcase to date of Hong Kong contemporary art with the majority of work having never been shown … Continue reading

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Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the D.Daskalopoulos Collection

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales: Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the D.Daskalopoulos Collection List of Artists in the exhibition: Marina Abramovic, Jean Arp, Balthus, Matthew Barney, Hans Bellmer, Joseph Beuys, Boyle Family, … Continue reading

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Cindy Sherman – The Vivisector at Spruth Magers London (OneTravel)

Mutilated, melted, dismembered and reconstructed dolls in violent and sexually explicit poses: this ain’t one to take the kids to. But to see art by one of today’s grandest agents provocateurs – and one of the highest paid photographers ever … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Eye at Saatchi Gallery

Swung by the press preview of Hong Kong Eye at Saatchi Gallery earlier today. Really glad I did too. Featuring more than 50 works by 18 top emerging artists from Hong Kong, this show is the largest ever touring international showcase to … Continue reading

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Cindy Sherman – The Vivisector Opens Today at Spruth Magers London

I was just about to settle in to post a few of my impressions from last night’s private view of The Vivisector show at Spruth Magers London. Then I noticed everything was summed up well enough at the Froggette blog. So, … Continue reading

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Thomas Schütte: Faces & Figures at Serpentine Gallery, London (OneTravel)

Thomas Schütte: Faces & Figures presents key pieces from the German contemporary artist’s most famous series alongside new works made especially for the exhibition. Read my complete post at the OneTravel blog.

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Win a Free Limited Edition Duro Olowu Umbrella – Courtesy of Le Méridien Piccadilly

Would you like an attractive limited edition designer umbrella to shield yourself from the element in style? Then keep reading because I’ve got a beauty of a parasol to giveaway. One of the highlights of my “Le Méridien at Frieze” experience … Continue reading

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2012 Turner Prize Nominees on View at Tate Britain (OneTravel)

The Turner Prize was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments and outstanding contributions in contemporary art. The prize, along with £25,000 cash and an incalculable heap of art world clout is awarded each year to “a British artist under … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons to Choose Le Méridien Piccadilly When You Visit London (CheapOair)

… two of England’s most recognizable traditions: the gin and tonic and the afternoon tea. Both are awesome … but how much more awesome could they be together? Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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London Daily Photo: Pop Art Step by Step

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Limited Edition Duro Olowu Umbrellas

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Le Méridien supported Outset/Frieze Art Fair Fund to Benefit the Tate Collection, OFT has commissioned Duro Olowu to design two exclusive umbrellas. The limited edition umbrellas (500 colour, 1000 black and white, both featuring … Continue reading

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Le Méridien at Frieze 2012

I just got back to my flat from a bit of an artsy fartsy staycation here in London. Spending the past few nights at Le Méridien Piccadilly as a participant in the hotel’s blogger outreach initiative, I was wined, dined … Continue reading

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Warhol/Mauro at Halcyon Gallery, London (CheapOair)

On now at Halcyon Gallery in London is a unique exhibition combining rare and original work by pop art pioneer and icon, Andy Warhol, and Italian contemporary artist, Mauro Perucchetti. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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Jenny Holzer @ Sprueth Magers (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

With Sophisticated Devices, a solo show at Sprueth Magers’ London gallery, American artist Jenny Holzer takes a zeitgeist-y journey to the center of personal fear and paranoia with a survey of her practice which … Read my complete post at Whitehot … Continue reading

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Big Plans for Frieze London 2012 (OneTravel)

Frieze London 2012 will see a total of 170 exhibitors from 34 countries, thus making it the most international edition of Frieze London and confirming its position as one of the world’s leading contemporary art events Big Plans for Frieze … Continue reading

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Sickboy Straddles Heaven and Earth (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Sickboy Straddles Heaven and Earth Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, December 2011 Prolific London-based street artist Sickboy opened his Celebration of Earthly Sins and Heavenly Fantasies on a muggy Thursday night in early November at east London’s catch all cool stuff megalith, … Continue reading

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London Gallery Hop: 19 November 2011 (Londonist)

London Gallery Hop: 19 November 2011 Londonist, November 19, 2011 at 14:50 pm This week’s round up of interesting gallery exhibitions takes us to Mayfair and Woolwich … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Gallery Hop: 19 November 2011

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Review: Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works @ Hauser & Wirth London, Savile Row (Londonist)

Review: Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works @ Hauser & Wirth London, Savile Row Londonist, October 15, 2010 11:59 AM “The Fabric Works” marks the opening of contemporary art behemoth Hauser & Wirth‘s new space at 23 Savile Row. With 15,000 square … Continue reading

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What’s Going On at this Year’s Frieze Art Fair (Juxtapoz)

What’s Going On at this Year’s Frieze Art Fair Juxtapoz, Thursday, 14 October 2010 15:10 “This year’s Frieze seems much more tempered and scaled back compared to the past couple of years,” comments Chris Osburn. “But on the upside there seems … Continue reading

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Review: Frieze Art Fair 2010 (Londonist)

Review: Frieze Art Fair 2010 Londonist, October 14, 2010 4:40 PM A more subdued fair than in recent years but nonetheless an invigorating opportunity to view what’s what in contemporary art, this year’s Frieze Art Fair ultimately does not fail to … Continue reading

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The Third Line: Contemporary Middle Eastern Art in Dubai and Doha

Cutesy and massive mosaics of sweet lil baby tiger cubs, kittens and ducklings. Probably not what you’d expect to see at one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious art fairs. But Farhad Moshiri’s gigantic and kitsch works were just … Continue reading

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