Category Archive: Art

Nov 02

The Fiesta Continues

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Argentine Pop-Up Barullo delivered and conquered the appetites of many an anticipating guest this week. Hosted by Wines of Argentina and catered by Mauro Colagreco, we danced, drank and dined our way through the South American splendour in the heart of Hoxton. Barullo delivered to us Argentina with an extra serving of wine. My aim …

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Nov 01

Sequential Drawings The New Yorker Series By Richard McGuire

I really loved this book of drawings from Richard McGuire. Not only does it tell a story, but I also found it meditative. A wonderful book to add to any art lovers collection.  From the author of the widely acclaimed graphic novel Here, awarded the 2016 Prix D’or for best graphic album at Angouleme, a …

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Sep 21

Teresa Mills’ Mosaics Review by Margaret Graham

At Frost we love to see something just that bit different, and Teresa Mills’s products certainly fit the bill. Teresa is the author of four best selling books on mosaic art which I found interesting  even before I laid eyes on the Pixelated Mosaic Kits, because I have had  a fascination with mosaics ever since …

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Sep 15

99 objects about Europe & us by Margaret Graham

In this year when our political relationship with the continent has been so hotly debated, the National Trust have put together a selection of objects from their vast collections that help examine our nation’s rich and ancient cultural connections to our neighbours. This is a fascinating digital diary, and we’ve included a couple of excerpts …

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Jul 25

Crime and Punishment: A Rock Musical – Dostoyevsky and the music of Toyah Willcox and Simon Darlow at The Scoop

FREE theatre seats – what’s not to like. Courtesy Diana Jarvis. London’s Free Open-Air Theatre Season is back as part of the London Bridge City Summer Festival, offering 40,000 free tickets for great theatre within the heart of London. Running since 2003, this is still London’s only ‘free to all’ annual festival of theatre. There’s no need to …

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Jul 22

The Art Conference (TAC) – a new festival this July which sounds interesting

The Art Conference will bring together international speakers from the worlds of technology and art. It sounds suitably hectic and stimulating with Bermondsey’s The Ugly Duck, a three-storey 19th century warehouse,filled with film screenings, panel discussions, digital art installations and an outdoor food court. The entire ground-floor will play host to a free exhibition which …

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Jul 06

Paths to Utopia by Margaret Graham

The 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s Utopia has spurred a collaboration between artists, performers, architects, technologists and King’s College London academics to produce Paths to Utopia.   So what is Paths to Utopia? Having been and seen, and experienced, I think it’s an exhibition that searches for the meaning of Utopia. It was certainly thought provoking. I left and argued …

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Jun 29

Oliver Curtis: Volte-Face Photography Exhibition

Royal Geographic Society  Monday 19th September – Friday 14th October 2016 An interesting concept. Well worth a visit. On visiting the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo in 2012, Oliver Curtis turned away and looked back in the direction he had come from. What he saw fascinated him so much that he has since made a point of …

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