Author Archives: Pia Helena Ormerod

Forget Scandi Noir, it is good design that is the hallmark of Scandinavia

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by Georg Jensen; 
Danish (Copenhagen); 
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And it is Scandinavia which is the flavour of the season at Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition of one of Norway’s most loved painters, Nikolai Astrup, opens on 5 February and introduces the British to […]

GalleryFilm: Screenings and much more

To Kill a Mockingbird

How wonderful to have a local film club where you meet other people interested in really good films, films you might have missed the first time around or been desperate to see again – and […]

Titian Returns to DPG in a Glorious new Frame

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Frame restorer Tom Proctor says  ‘Restoring this special frame is the highlight of my career so far’ Tom Proctor, a well-known restorer, has an exciting story to tell. When he was asked to restore the frame […]

One-stop Christmas shopping in Dulwich

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No need to stress and battle with the crowds in the West End, all your Christmas gifts can be found under one roof in the Christmas Bazaar organised by Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery. There […]

Will this ugly duckling turn into a swan?

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Drew Colby is coming back to Dulwich Picture Gallery with his special hand show which has entranced young and old each Christmas at the gallery. Thus year he will present The Ugly Duckling, the well-known […]

A welcome return visit to Dulwich Picture Gallery by the Wihan Quartet

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The International Record Review has described the Wihan Quartet from Prague as one of the best quartets in the world. That is something to live up to. “I think it is because until recently all […]

In Their Own Words: The friendship that helped shape Turner into the leading artist of his era

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After the acclaimed film about JMW Turner his reputation as an artist remains unblemished but his personal life and obsessions may have dented the perception of this great artist. But how were his younger years, […]

Alleyn’s hosts a star studded concert for Brass for Africa

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It is the first time that Alleyn’s is staging a charity concert in their now seven year old acclaimed International series.” It all came about as the famous trumpeter Alison Balsom wanted to do a […]

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