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Anti-eviction street art in Brixton

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Brixton Arches: anti-eviction street art sends out a message to Network Rail. With most of the businesses now evicted from Brixton’s railway arches, local street artists @Morganico and @MariaInPaint have sent out a message to Network Rail, decrying their […]

Animating Lordship Lane

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Take the 5th Exit – Just Williams I work as a freelance children’s book illustrator and am thrilled to be one of the artists chosen to take part in the Animating Lordship Lane art trail. I live […]

Local artist’s exhibition at the Royal Academy and National Portrait Gallery over the summer

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Portraits of local schoolgirls by local artist exhibited at the Royal Academy and National Portrait Gallery over the summer If you’re visiting the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery or the Summer […]

Dulwich Quilters – Celebrating 30 years

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Around 1984/5, Pat Salt & Dinah Travis were teaching patchwork and quilting classes in the South London/Bromley area – in fact, the classes were held in Pat’s house. At that time, patchwork and quilting wasn’t […]

Pound shop transformations: upcycled glass

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In recent weeks I showed you how I upcycle simple items from Ikea using just paper and glue. Other places where you can find interesting things to transform are the “pound shops” found in most high streets. […]

Artist, feminist, style icon: Winifred Knights

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Her gaze is level, unwavering; her concentration absolute. Her dark hair is drawn back, Mona Lisa style, from a neat centre-parting. In this accomplished, early self-portrait, she knows exactly what she’s doing, and she’s about to […]

Marc Gooderham – capturing an alternative view of London

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I have always lived and worked in London, currently residing in Brockley. The city’s urban landscape has always been an obsession for me. As a cityscape painter I try to capture an alternative view of […]

Brockley Art House – a live/work artist’s studio overlooking the inspirational Hilly Fields

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It is an innovative Pop-Up gallery with intriguing zoned areas, where you can enjoy looking at art within this unusual building, relax, take your time, stand back and enjoy purchasing artwork that you feel comfortable […]

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