In his biography of the late Queen Charlotte, John Watkins presented a sugared, almost hagiographic, account of her life, a life of domestic happiness and patronage of charitable institutions. A somewhat belated wedding present arrived the following year, in July aboard the HMS Terpsichore. Sir Thomas Adams, the captain of the ship, had wanted to give a pair of zebra to the new queen, but only the female made it to England alive.
Ysenda Maxtone Graham. But in the case of this novella about a sensitive man called Mr B who rescues a donkey in Peshawar, names her Pavlova after the ballerina, and brings her overland all the way back home to Wimbledon to meet his dogs named after women painters of the 20th century, this feeling that the target reader is the childhood author himself is overwhelming. You learn more about the young, sweet, aesthetically precocious Brian Sewell while reading it than you do even about Persian carpets and the dusty towns on the old Silk Route.
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Over the past few decades, New Cross has gained a reputation as a lowkey creative nucleus. In other words, while the rest of London is sinking in on itself slowly like an overpriced and undercooked pie, the South East postcode is still chugging along, occasionally flinging out artists like James Blake, filmmakers like Steve McQueen, or weird trends like Nu Rave. All of which is to say: at the beginning of the year, a bunch of artists, producers, musicians and all-round creatives who met at Goldsmiths decided to continue this long-established tradition of doing their own shit, and doing it better than anybody else.
Benedict Cumberbatch has commissioned the celebrity artist Schoony to reproduce a sculpture that appeared in Kick Ass 2. The original artwork appeared in Hollywood blockbuster Kick Ass 2, starring Jim Carrey and Chloe Moretz, and was located in the villain's lair. Cumberbatch became good friends with Schoony after they worked together on film Little Favour, which also featured the Boy Solider.
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License this image. Grant painted this large work at the end of and put it on exhibition in Januarywhen it was bought by his friend, the art critic Roger Fry. Grant, Fry and Bell were all part of the Bloomsbury Group, amongst which the arts of diverse cultures and the art of decoration were studied and esteemed.
A new show looks back at the beginnings of conceptual art in Britain, a movement which changed the way we look and think about art today. Featured artists include Michael Craig-Martin, Susan Hiller, Richard Long, as well as others, the show explores game-changing works of art that ultimately concerned themselves with ideas rather than appearances. They just keep on going, and unlike most other bands that turn into a cabaret act of themselves, Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Charlie remain relevant after all these years. Spread over nine rooms this new exhibition includes work by the likes of Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey and Alexander McQueen as well as artefacts and photography that document the long career of the seminal band.