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2017 Folkestone Triennial Artists Announced

Has it been three years already? Time for another look at the upcoming arty happenings in Kent for the Folkestone Triennial. Continue reading

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2014 Folkestone Triennial: A Gold Rush of Great Art by the Sea

The 2014 Folkestone Triennial is on for a third edition, this year with a “Lookout” theme to its many ambitious arts set within the quaint town and on its scenic stretch of coastline along the English Channel. I thoroughly enjoyed my artsy meander round Folkestone and reckon it offers an ideal day out for Londoners (or anybody) seeking a day out with intriguing sights and a fresh sea breeze. Continue reading

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Richard Wilson’s Slipstream at Heathrow Terminal 2

Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 – The Queen’s Terminal – isn’t to reopen officially until 4 June when a United Airlines flight from Chicago is scheduled to land at the new building in the early morning. Most striking of its features is Slipstream, a 77 tonne, 78 metre twisted aluminium sculpture by British artist Richard Wilson suspended in the air 18 metres above ground in the entrance court of the terminal. Continue reading

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Time for Art at the Folkestone Triennial 2014 (CheapOair)

The seaside town of Folkestone is located about 70 miles from Central London on the southeastern coast of Kent. High speed trains run regularly to/from London St Pancras International with a journey time that’s just under an hour. Every three … Continue reading

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DIG by Sculptor Daniel Silver: Intriguing Outdoor Art on View for Free in London (CheapOair)

An abandoned, overgrown landscape in central London is the site for an installation of free-to-view public art by artist Daniel Silver. Called Dig, the installation features a series of not-quite-finished (often eerily incomplete or eroded) figures and fragments of varying size all worked from hand and made of a range of materials including marble, plaster and terracotta. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Preview of Daniel Silver’s Dig

Daniel Silver’s DIG opens Thursday 12 September at “an abandoned, overgrown landscape in central London” (the Odeon Site, 24 Grafton Way, WC1E 6DB, just off Tottenham Court Road) and will be free for the public to view Tuesday to Sunday until 3 November. Continue reading

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Lord Nelson Gets a New Hat for Hatwalk “Surprise”

Last week, I got an email inviting me to an early Monday morning sneak peek press briefing of a “fresh and ingenious … iconic moment for this Summer Like No Other … inspired by some of Britain’s greatest visionaries from the … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Yaaarrr

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London’s Albert Memorial at Kensington Gardens (OneTravel)

London’s Albert Memorial at Kensington Gardens OneTravel, Mar 02, 2012 Officially titled the Prince Consort National Memorial, the 176 foot tall Albert Memorial features a golden statue of an enthroned Prince Albert facing south, forever gazing upon his Royal Albert … Continue reading

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Botero’s Broadgate Venus (OneTravel)

Botero’s Broadgate Venus OneTravel, Sep 22, 2011  Amid the hustle and bustle of the City of London (London’s financial district) and seemingly hovering just above the ever busy Liverpool Street Station on the eastern side of Exchange Square, the serene (and enormous!) … Continue reading

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The Big Hands at Covent Garden

Anybody else come across that massive six foot high giant white hands installation in Covent Garden’s Piazza today? No clear indication as to what they’re actually doing there, but it looked to me as though they we’re holding an invisible … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: We Need Moore

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