Highlights

London film and Covid 19
London’s return as a post-pandemic film centre – Is this a Mission Impossible?
Posted in: Highlights, Movies & TV Shows

We examine Covid 19’s impact on London film and how taken-for-granted practices have changed in the face of the pandemic. What is the future for the capital’s actors, filmmakers, distributors, cinemas and festivals? Covid 19 and London film clashed Hollywood-style back in December 2020 when movie star Tom Cruise chastised his crew for breaking Covid […]

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Features

A Nordic Summer: Artist Denise Ballard-Wyllie’s Landscapes On Show In Finland
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions

The Summer 2021 Möhkönvirta Contemporary Art Exhibition, Finland presents 19 artists from 5 different countries – 14 artists have produced work for the Biblio Nordic illustrated book project while London artist Denise Ballard-Wyllie is amongst the six invited visual artists outside the group. The work will be displayed in the Möhkö Ironworks Museum and its […]

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Reviews

Rooftop Dining: Coq d’Argent (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

The blazing British summer and Covid cautions make rooftop dining in the open air much more desirable. The Coq d’Argent in Bank is a French restaurant that is a class above the rest in that department. The summer weather will, no doubt, encourage British diners to try outdoor dining and help support the UK hospitality […]

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Exhibitions

  • Park Seo-Bo ZIGZAG: Ecriture (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews

    When art critic John Ruskin saw an exhibition of American artist Whistler’s abstract paintings at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1877 he so disliked the work he accused him of ‘flinging a pot of paint in the face of the public’. And if that paint was Dulux White and you accidentally stepped in it, the footprints […]

  • Round Up of Exhibition Previews, Private Views & Openings
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

    What’s Hot London? Magazine going one step further and getting reviewers on the ground at the happening previews, private views and openings on Tuesday, September 3rd. Not simply visit info, dates and times of exhibitions but our writers mingling with artists and curators on the night and discussing their sources of creative inspiration. Check out […]

  • Miro's Studio – The Mayoral
    Miro’s Mayoral
    Posted in: Shows & Exhibitions

    So going by the title is this an exhibition where visitors are invited to the studio of the great Spanish artist and get to check out his pristine footprints on the paint-spilled floors? Well not exactly but close enough. This immersive exhibition at Mayoral, Duke St, Piccadilly is a reproduction of the atelier where he […]

  • First Look – Newport Street Gallery
    Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums

    Damien Hirst found fame in the nineties as leader/curator of the pivotal British artist movement the YBAs (Young British Artists) well now he’s invested that entrepreneurial spirit into his own gallery. His Newport Street Gallery opened mid-October on, yes, Newport Street, Vauxhall after three years of development and with much media fanfare. Voluminous and clinically […]