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David Shillinglaw Refurbishes Samson and Delilah Street Art

Samson and Delilah by David Shillinglaw, photo courtesy of Liz Vanderau

Artist David Shillinglaw unveiled a revamped version of Samson and Delilah last Thursday after the original was tagged and defaced. Three years ago, David Shillinglaw was asked to reinterpret a painting from the Dulwich Picture […]

Entries open for the Dulwich Festival Children’s Art Competition!

Children's Art

The Dulwich Festival is inviting children of all ages to enter this year’s Children’s Art Competition. Edward Alleyn had a dream 400 years ago to create a better future for young and old in Dulwich […]

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Nympheas (Waterlilies), Claude Monet 1914-15, on loan from Portland Art Museum, Oregon (c) Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

On 30 January, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse opened at the Royal Academy of art  The stunning exhibition, which explores the evolution of modern garden paintings, has been wildly successful and will remain […]

Dolly Did It


Local Dulwich based business Dolly Did It’s main aim is to upcycle unloved pieces of furniture and make them not only loved again but unique. I run Dolly Did It with the help of my […]

Spotlight on Wilfred Limonious at the South London Gallery

Gallery View of In Fine Style at the South London Gallery, photo courtesy of Liz Vanderau

From 24 Mar – 3 Apr 2016, the South London Gallery hosted In Fine Style: The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious. The exhibition payed homage to the Jamaican folk artist whose vibrant and often humorous work […]

Mural with Matching Sky


On the corner by the pub car park is a new mural after van Dyck’s Venetia, Lady Digby, on her Deathbed. Let me count the ways this work inspired by a portrait of a dead woman […]

Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House 2016 – the artists’ view

Artists Open House - Martin Grover

This year’s Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House sees over 250 South London-based artists throw open their doors to the public to offer their annual insight into the artistic process. Showing at over 150 venues across […]

Photo Story: The Chopping Block – a new gallery in Peckham

Exterior View of the Chopping Block, photo courtesy of Elizabeth Vanderau

Nestled behind string light adorned shipping containers lies the Chopping Block, an intimate gallery and project space that opened 29 March in partnership with the Sassoon Gallery in Peckham. The Thursday night launch was abuzz […]

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