I had the opportunity to visit the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge a few days ago, it is quite an amazing place architecturally, and the art pieces inside. All the works are beautiful but I was particularly taken by French sculptor Aimé-Jules Dalou. Dalou was born in Paris on 31st December 1838 and died on 15th … Continue reading Jules Dalou
I had the opportunity to see this years Turner Prize nominees exhibition at Tate Britain over the weekend, and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. To give some background, founded in 1984 the Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist born or based in Britain for work showcasing visual art. It is … Continue reading Turner Prize 2018
So what do Handel and Hendrix have in common? Well they shared a habitat separated by a wall and 200 years of course. The place Brook Street, Mayfair, London, which has been turned into a museum for visitors to see where these two great musicians lived. Handel moved into 25 Brook Street in 1723 his … Continue reading What do Handel & Hendrix have in common?
Michael Jackson was the King of Pop. He was one of the most successful recording artists of all time. He was celebrated, persecuted, vilified and then resurrected. He was also a bit of a mystery and enigma, which he at times played up to. The latest exhibition 'Michael Jackson On the Wall' at the National … Continue reading Michael Jackson | On The Wall