Tag Archives: Art

October 23

Visit Natasha Kumar’s exhibition – Eloquent Spaces – Sacred and Secular Indian Architecture at the Railings gallery, Marylebone

The exhibition captures the spirit of Indian architecture with its carved stone, crumbling palaces and pillared halls. Natasha has created a special piece to celebrate Diwali – Ganesha| New Beginnings. This is a handmade screen-print in an edition of 40.  The Ganesha God symbolises fresh starts and prosperity. Most timely in the current climate!  Natasha […]

October 12

1. Amaze people with the the walk through paper trick

March 04

5. Find time to visit the KALEIDOSCOPE EXHIBITION AT the SAATCHI GALLERY – Fri 15th March #Art #London #Chelsea

Saatchi Gallery presents a new exhibition featuring the work of nine international contemporary artists working across a variety of mediums, including Laura Buckley’s interactive large-scale Fata Morgana. Runs until 5th May. Address: Saatchi Gallery, King’s Rd, London, UK Website: www.saatchigallery.com 

November 04

5 reasons you should check out The Auction Collective’s Paper, Scissors, Stone exhibition and auction in #Mayfair this week #London #Art

One It’s all about affordable art  Paper, Scissors, Stone is an exhibition and auction of 38 high-quality works on paper, textiles and sculpture from a selection of emerging and under-represented artists, celebrating the different mediums and each artist’s individual creative process. Starting prices are between £80 and £3500. Two Experience the fun of a live public auction The […]

October 02

3. Philippe Parreno Exhibition at Pilar Corrias #London #Art

Philippe Parreno creates artworks that question the boundaries between reality and fiction, exploring the nebulous realm in which the real and the imagined blur and combine. Invitation only. Address: Pilar Corrias, Eastcastle Street, London, UK Website: www.pilarcorrias.com 

September 28

4. More Boys! Boys! Boys! #London #Coventgarden #art #photography

The Little Black Gallery and Padde8 present More Boys! Boys! Boys! An exhibition and sale of photographs curated by Ghislain Pascal of The Little Black Gallery, featuring works by AdeY, Tom Bianchi, Lulu Delafalaise, Thibault Gaëtan Dubroca, Levi Foster, Stephane Gizard, Greg Gorman and many more. There will also be a book BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!, with a foreword by David Furnish, with all profits […]

January 08

Stay at The Mowbray Court Hotel, Earls Court and visit city’s re-creation of the ‘Ark of the Masonic Covenant.’

If you are in London and staying in Mowbray Court Hotel, do not fail to visit the exhibition of the city’s re-creation of the ‘Ark of the Masonic Covenant.’ Sir John Soane is a Neo-Classical architect recognized for the construction of a substantial number of the great monuments in the city of London. His works […] […]

August 03

5. Try the Brush & Bubbles Art Class at The Jam Tree Chelsea – Thursday 17th August

For those who remember longingly how much fun art lessons with school friends used to be, or are in need of an outlet for burgeoning creative talents, art class creators Brush & Bubbles have teamed up with The Jam Tree in Chelsea to provide a fun and relaxed painting class taking place on Thursday 17th August from 7pm – 9.30pm.  While absinthe may have been Van […]

March 30

5 things to do at this years Manchester International Festival

What is the City but the People? Piccadilly Gardens, 29 JUNE Created by the People of Manchester from an idea by Jeremy Deller in association with Islington Mill. Raised high above the pavements, a unique selection of individuals from across Manchester will walk a specially designed runway stretching more than 100 meters through Piccadilly Gardens. […]

September 14

Heads at the Tower – A Retrospective by Royal Sculptor Frances Segelman

Over 20 celebrities will gather at on 25 October 2016, each with a unique bust of themselves by royal sculptor Frances Segelman, as part of a major retrospective of her work being held in aid of the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund for the Stroke Association. The event will take place at the Tower of London. A pantheon of royals and notables are featured in […]

August 14

Enjoy a Fentimans cocktail at Lights of Soho Summer Jungle – until 10th September

Lights of Soho is pleased to announce that they will be taken over by Fentimans for a ‘Summer Jungle’ pop-up from 10th August until the 10th September. The gallery will be turned into a neon Summer Jungle with a nod to the British Empire; the pop-up will also feature a series of bespoke cocktails featuring […]

April 12

Watch the new lighting chandelier shimmer by award winning artist George Singer at the Fairmont Hotel St Andrews

November 06

Have a portrait commissioned on line from one of the worlds best illustrators with Fabulous Noble

FabulousNoble.com, a portrait commissioning service for a new generation. These are not simply scanned images put through a filter; they are original illustrations in a variety of media (from pencil and biro to watercolour and acrylics) created by hand. How it Works Choose the styles you like from a stable of 24 renowned illustrators, and upload […]

November 05

Enter the Winter Pride Awards 2016 – This years theme is Line of Beauty – exploring sexuality, gender and identity

Following the success of the first two Winter Pride Art Awards, Winter Pride is launching its latest art competition, the Winter Pride Art Awards 2016, targeting emerging artists regardless of their sexuality. Stephen Fry said, “The Winter Pride Art Awards is a unique opportunity for up-and-coming artists to showcase their creativity at a key LGBT+ artistic and cultural event – creative ventures […]

September 30

Support the Stroke Association today: Frances Segelman sculpts Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes

On Tuesday night we we were at the London Film Museum to watch a live sculpting of Downton Abbey writer, Julian Fellowes by Royal sculptress Frances Segelman. The live event was in front of a celebrity audience including Bond actress, Honor Blackman. Newsreader Alistair Stewart compared a question and answer session once Frances had finished her […]

June 08

Visit the Architect-Designers Exhibition to see The John Scott Collection at The Fine Arts Society in London

Architect-Designers: From Pugin to Voysey, at The Fine Art Society, New Bond Street, London This is the seventh and last exhibition showcasing the renowned John Scott Collection. The selection presents some of the finest pieces in the collection, illustrating a critical period of British design when architects showed that there was nothing too small or […]

January 18

Blogger Interview: Roel Loopers

Name: Roel Loopers Blog Address: www.freoview.wordpress.com What is your blog about? About the lifestyle and politics of the port city of Fremantle in Western Australia What inspired you to start your blog? I wanted to create an outlet for the community to participate in, promote events and new businesses and scrutinize council. When did you […]

Winter Pride Award Ceremony 2015 November 19

Think deeply about Ilua Hauck da Silva’s Veins of Vanity

Ilua Hauck da Silva is a Brazilian born artist who was a finalist in last Saturdays Winter Pride Awards with her piece Veins of Vanity II. Illua wore a tight-laced corset until it presented indents and scaring on her torso. She then modelled her torso out of optical glass to produce this stunning work which is […]

November 16

Winter Pride UK 15th November 2014 sponsored by Smirnoff

Last night ‘5thingstodotoday’ attended the Smirnoff sponsored Winter Pride UK Award ceremony held at the magnificently historic Tobacco Dock in London. The ceremony was compared by Irish television and radio presenter Brendan Courtney and introduced by BBC arts correspondent Brenda Emmanus. We were fortunate enough to be sitting at the same table as the as the […]

October 13

Go to see Black Coffee at The Rose Theatre in Kingston-upon-Thames

Jason Durr is the new Poirot Tonight is the first night of his new play at The Rose Theatre in Kingston-Upon-Thames Hercule Poirot returns to the stage in Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee, now starring Jason Durr from ITV’s hit series Heartbeat in the role of the famous Belgian sleuth. Since Heartbeat Jason has appeared on […]

October 12

Find the tumbling telephone boxes in Kingston-upon-Thames

October 10

Take a close up photo of street art