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Self-taught baker Caitlin Freeman has produced one of the most endearing and inspiring cookbooks of recent years, the delightful, ‘Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats Based on Iconic Works of Art’.
The future of London’s cultural landscape has been given an exciting new complexion with the announcement of the Crossrail Art Programme. London’s transport services will be comprehensively enhanced through artistic engagement like nowhere else on the planet, with the introduction of a new mode of transport, The Culture Line.
The 20|21 International Art Fair, which took place at the Royal College of Art in Kensington Gore, shows Modern and Contemporary art from Britain and around the world, providing a truly eclectic selection of works. A.A. Gill, who opened the fair, said that “This is where the true heart of art still lies. If you like your art with craft in it, then you’ve come to the right place”. Below is a selection of our favourite works.
A round-up of this week’s art news | 11th May – 17th May
The spring edition of the Bloomsbury Auctions’ Photographs and Photobooks auction will be held on Friday 17th May. There will be a vast selection of photographs on offer, ranging from the mid-nineteenth century up to the present day, as well as a variety of intriguing photobooks.
Erwin Blumenfeld, one of the most prominent photographers of the twentieth century, will be the focus of a celebration at Somerset House from 23rd May – 1st September 2013. The exhibition will examine and pay tribute to the cultural significance of Blumenfeld’s work, specifically from his years spent in New York following the Second World War.
From 23 May to 24 November 2013, the National Gallery’s Sunley Room will be hosting leading contemporary artist Michael Landy’s dynamic exhibition of large-scale kinetic sculptures. With grand images of saints currently in the Gallery’s collection acting as a source of inspiration, Michael Landy: Saints Alive reflects the re-inventive workings of Landy’s mind and his endeavour to whittle each depicted saint to life.
Frieze New York is an acclaimed contemporary art fair, now in its second year, which will take place in Randall’s Island Park from Friday 10th – Monday 13th of May. The international event will consist of over 180 leading galleries from 32 countries, with over 1,000 artists being represented in total.
The Other Art Fair, to which our members got access, took place from 25th-28th April. Featuring 100 of the most exciting unrepresented artists from across the globe, it is London’s leading artist-led fair – compiling a list of favourite works was not an easy endeavour. Here it goes…
A round-up of this week’s art news | 20th April – 26th April
Hyperlink is a fresh and exciting festival which will take place from Friday 26th – Sunday 28th of April at Tate Modern London. Focusing specifically on the talents of young artists, the busy weekend schedule will showcase original work from different disciplines, including, installations, interactive visuals, musical performances and even workshops.
This year’s annual Sony World Photography Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner are set to take place at London’s Hilton, Park Lane, on Thursday 25th of April. The corresponding exhibition, showcasing the magnificent works of the finalists and the winners, will then be held at Somerset House from the 26th of April – 12th of May.