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A Victorian Childhood

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The story of Emily Carr is, outside Canada at least, one of the great unrecounted tales in 20th-century painting, a chronicle of struggle, adversity and ultimate triumph over the most inauspicious circumstances for making art […]

Lawrence Weiner’s Questioning Language and Art in South London

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Lawrence Weiner loves bold, capitalized, bright letters, especially against white walls; he relishes the ambiguity that comes from his often reflexive language sculptors. He is an emphatic artists, and his current exhibit, ALL IN DUE […]

Ed Gray at GX Gallery: a rare opportunity

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GX Gallery used to be a bakery during the First World War. You can see the traces of this past as you walk through the rooms: there’s the old dummy waiter, the original ovens, ash […]

First Impressions of Dulwich Picture Gallery

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I had absolutely no context for my visit to Dulwich Picture Gallery. I had found the facts of the place (almost two hundred years old, supported by the community, a hidden gem), but what I […]

Cool Bermondsey Street posters and prints‏

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South East London artists Dougal Gordon and Steve Overbury have knocked up some colourful limited edition posters and prints of Bermondsey Street, which, as it says on their website, has become “one of the hippest roads […]

Local artists open their doors for Lambeth Open

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A warm welcome to our Open House exhibition starting with a Private View on Friday the 3rd. On the first weekend of October artists and craft makers across the borough of Lambeth will be opening […]

Record number entered for Gallery’s open art exhibition

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The last time Dulwich Picture Gallery invited Friends of the Gallery to enter an open art exhibition it attracted 183 artists who submitted 388 works of art. That was in 2011 and considered a great […]

My Basic Sewing Lesson

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A few weeks back I attended a beginners sewing class by The Creative Sewing Studio in Bermondsey, South London. I already had previous sewing experience as I studied textiles GCSE in school, but that was […]

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