Would you ride on a London tube with no trousers on? Our video journalist P. Calum just did! Held on the second Sunday of January every year, find out what the experience of travelling without your pants is like.
2018 was a mammoth year for gaming, from the release of ‘God of War’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ to the breakout success of ‘PUPG’ and ‘Fortnite’. But as 2019 rolls around, it’s time to take a look at the new games . From long-awaited sequels to brand new titles from seasoned designers, there are loads […]
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch took the internet by storm this winter, but many felt like it let them down. On Telly Hot Calum takes you through how creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones could have used the choose-your-own-adventure style to create something a bit more ‘Black Mirror’.
Artist Pablo Malick (in title photo with gallerist Christian Sulger-Buel) is interviewed by What’s Hot London?’s editor and arts writer Eddie Saint-Jean and discusses his collage, mixed media style which is inspired by DaDa and the Surrealists. His Young Guns exhibition alongside Larry Amponsah (Ghana) and Colin Sekajugo (Uganda) is on at the Sulger-Buel Gallery, […]
Claude Monet’s painting of the harbour at Le Havre Impression: Sunrise (1872) gave its name to the Impressionist movement which emerged in France, led by Monet, Renoir, Degas, and Cezanne. Art critic Louis Leroy poured scorn on a joint exhibition held by these four artists in 1874. However, his scathing attack and the title of his […]
The Hot Talent series of What’s Hot London? visits artists in their working environments to catch a glimpse of their creative processes and their atelier inspirations. An artist in action with paintings in different stages of working progress offers a new slant on the finished work which we usually only catch hung and dry in […]
Just as the Turner Prize hit its thirties it suddenly got all age-conscious and decided being older isn’t such a bad thing after all. It was established in 1984 and was named after British landscape painter J.M.W Turner who was a bit of a whizz kid himself – elected as a full member of the […]
CHRISTIE’S New York recently sold this Leonardo da Vinci painting, considered lost since the 1600s, for a world record $450 million. A mystery bidder outmuscled the richest and best of the art investment world and forked out the incredible sum of almost half a billion dollars (including fees) based on questionable evidence, at best. Experts […]
The National Gallery’s Reflections: Van Eyck & The Pre-Raphaelites exhibition (until 2 April 2018) shows how the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was influenced by art from the 1400s and particularly Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait. This article covers the rise of the Pre-Raphaelites and examines their creative principles. The Bloomsbury area of West Central London comprising extensive parts of […]
MAKE_SHIFT is a group exhibition at the Collyer Bristow Gallery so titled, according to curator Rosalind Davis, because the artists create by ‘making, shifting and utilizing the provisional or rudimentary materials to construct their work.’ Across the broad area of mediums and techniques there is a focus on the mechanized. Make_Shift, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London […]
The Saatchi Gallery has been associated with groups of ‘young’ and experimental artists since the Young British Artists (YBAs) of the nineties and is inextricably linked to the genesis of art superstars such as Hirst and Emin. Well circa 2017 and it’s a link that persists in the thirteen artists in this group exhibition who […]
Red-haired, bearded writer/director Hugh Welchman is a bit of a Van Gogh lookalike himself, well his efforts to produce the world’s first fully hand-painted feature film culminated in a UK premiere at the National Gallery on Oct 9 that also had people at 170 other cinemas across the country holding out for the much-promoted live […]