3 December 2014

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COURSE – Drawn to Nature

Nik Pollard will immerse you in the flora and fauna of the wild flower meadows and woodland around Rabley Drawing Centre. He brings his expert knowledge of natural history to this course, combined with his inspiring methods and practice based teaching. Working in the field and the studio he will take you beyond the observed […]

3 December 2014

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COURSE – Drawn to Landscape

Emma Stibbon will introduce the historical and contemporary context for pictorial landscape traditions. Take in the drama of the Wiltshire Downs or the looming structures of our woodland. You will work outside and in the studio to create large-scale responses to place and environment using monochromatic media in drawing, ink and wash and monotype printmaking. […]

3 December 2014

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COURSE – Japanese Woodcut Printmaking

Artist and master printmaker Sara Lee will introduce you to Japanese Woodcut Printmaking from preparing your drawing, handling and using the block -cutting tools, mixing coloured inks and printing multiple block prints. This course will explore the unique and subtle qualities of the Japanese ukiyo-e printmaking from its history to the final image. Sara will […]

3 December 2014

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COURSE – Introduction to Photo Polymer Gravure for Drawing and Photography

Artist and master printmaker Martyn Grimmer will introduce you to both drawing and photographic platemaking and printing using this sensitive and flexible intaglio printmaking method. Photopolymer Gravure uses steel plates with a light sensitive coating to produce beautiful tonal and linear intaglio prints. This method is acid free, using ultraviolet light and water to develop […]

1 December 2014

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Film Screening of TAKE CARE

Hatched Gallery is popping up at Shortwave Cinema on Saturday, December 6th to showcase artist Mohamed-El-Haddi and the first film of his ongoing documentary series entitled TAKE CARE. The film chronicles the life and work of Vinnette Campbell, a 24/7 at-home family carer, who cares for her 90-year-old father, Terence Campbell, suffering from vascular dementia. […]

1 December 2014

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RCC Christmas Party: Explorations in Romanian Music

We have the pleasure to invite you to our Christmas Party EXPLORATIONS IN ROMANIAN MUSIC Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm   This year at the Romanian Cultural Centre in London we’re preparing a truly special Christmas celebration. We have invited the talented pianistSam Watts Music Page to put together an […]

1 December 2014

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Christmas Open Studio at East London Printmakers

YES it’s that time of year! East London Printmakers is opening its doors on Thursday 4th December from 6pm ’til late for an evening jam packed with loads of fantastic hand made work, £10 prints, Artists Books, Five Points Ale and much more! We’re counting down the days to the event and taking a closer look at […]

1 December 2014

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Artist Talk | Ludovica Gioscia

To accompany her exhibition Neurotic Seduction Astral Production, Rome-born artist Ludovica Gioscia will be in conversation with Cassandra Needham, Curator of John Jones Project Space, to discuss some of the key themes underpinning her work. Ludovica first started working on the Giant Decollage series in 2006 and has since produced numerous versions of these site-specific […]

29 November 2014

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Juan Bolivar in Conversation with Graham Crowley & Book Launch 5th December

“Juan Bolivar is full of surprises. For someone who admits to being unaware of post-modernism until 1998 – that’s 20 years after notions of originality and authenticity had first been problematised – he’s certainly caught up. His work isn’t postmodern it is post-conceptual. Juan’s paintings effortlessly epitomise post-conceptual painting. It’s intelligent, un-ironic, humorous and thoughtful”. […]

26 November 2014

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Life Drawing Drop In Classes

No need to book, just drop-in! Materials available to buy. Tutors – (subject to change)Monday pm – Luca IndraccoloTuesday am – Calvin RichardsTuesday pm – Rowan JamesWednesday am – Rowan JamesWednesday pm – Rowan JamesThursday pm – Luca Indraccolo *Classes do get busy- arrive in good time.

26 November 2014

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‘If We Can Dance Together’ Closing Event with Rhys Coren and Bahamian Moor

Join artist Rhys Coren and DJ collaborators Bahamian Moor for a live audio visual performance to accompany their Project Space commission If We Can Dance Together. To book a free ticket to this event click here. For more information about the exhibition visit the If We Can Dance Together exhibition page. Rhys Coren (b.1983) is currently […]

25 November 2014

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Kaleidoscope: Art Auction and Gala Dinner

The Contemporary Art Society organises a major annual fundraising gala which raises vital funds to purchase new works for museums in the UK.  Our auctions offer guests an unrivalled opportunity to purchase works by internationally renowned artists, as well as artists attracting international critical acclaim who may not be known beyond art world insiders.  SAVE […]

24 November 2014

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Paper with Sacred Signs: The Sigmund Freud – Martha Bernays Correspondence (1882-86)

2 March 2015 7pm – doors open at 6.30pm Paper with Sacred Signs: The Sigmund Freud – Martha Bernays Correspondence (1882-86) Michael Molnar All lovers reinvent love  – after their fashion. Sigmund Freud and Martha Bernays were no exception. In over 1,500 love letters from 1882 to 1886 they lavishly documented their long engagement, its […]

24 November 2014

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EROS AND DEATH

11 February 2015 7pm EROS AND DEATH: Exploring Freud’s Eros vs the Death Instinct through Life Drawing Art Macabre Death Drawing Salon A few days before Valentine’s Day, Art Macabre and the Freud Museum London present a special collaboration on the theme of Eros and Death. As part of the Museum’s exhibition ‘Freud and Eros: […]

24 November 2014

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White Flags: Screening and Discussion

5 February 2015 7pm – doors open at 6.30pm White Flags: Screening and Discussion Caroline Rooney and Julia Borossa Join us for a screening of ‘White Flags’ (46 minutes), directed by Caroline Rooney and Rita Sakr.  Followed by a discussion with Caroline Rooney and Julia Borossa on psychoanalysis, activism, trust-building, memory work and other questions […]

24 November 2014

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SCENT AND SEDUCTION: a cultural history.

3 February 2015 7pm SCENT AND SEDUCTION: a cultural history. An interactive talk by Odette Toilette In this interactive talk by Odette Toilette (aka Lizzie Ostrom, fragrance specialist), the Freud Museum hosts a guided tour on the history of scent to beguile and seduce. Starting with ancient civilisations and ending with now, how has desire […]

24 November 2014

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Parlour Symbolique

29 January 2015 7pm Parlour Symbolique Freud and Eros Late Opening – Performance Art Parlour Symbolique explores the idea of the house as embodiment the psyche, detached from the domestic sphere and immersed in the symbolic. The event shall highlight the house as mind through an oneiric series of glimpses, whispers, and veiled echoes evoking […]

24 November 2014

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Love, Lust and Longing in Greek Poetry and Image

27 January 2015 7pm – exhibition viewing from 6pm Love, Lust and Longing in Greek Poetry and Image Dr Peter Agocs – in partnership with the Petrie Museum Explore the imagery of Eros through Freud’s collection of antiquities and writings and the response of contemporary artists in the current exhibition ‘Freud and Eros: Love, Lust […]

24 November 2014

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Kakania

22 January 2015 7pm Kakania Freud Museum Late Opening: Poetry and Performance Kakania is a unique celebration of the explosive intellectual and artistic culture of Habsburg Austria 100 years ago through brand new contemporary commissions from leading lights in London’s poetry and art scene. The tumult of early 20th century Austria reshaped culture forever through […]

24 November 2014

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF EROTIC LOVE

14 January 2015 – 25 February 2015 6.30-8.30pm THE PHILOSOPHY OF EROTIC LOVE Six week evening course Erotic love – earthy and gross yet transcendent and spiritual, wild yet exclusive, natural yet artificial, spontaneous and conventional. This course examines the Western tradition of erotic love, looking at key philosophers from Plato to the present, and […]

24 November 2014

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Carl Gustav Jung: avant-garde conservative, texts and contexts

13 January 2015 7pm Carl Gustav Jung: avant-garde conservative, texts and contexts Jay Sherry – talk followed by discussion with Gary Lachman Carl Gustav Jung has always been a popular but never a fashionable thinker. His ground-breaking theories about dream interpretation and psychological types have often been overshadowed by charges that he was anti-Semitic and […]

24 November 2014

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Psychoanalysis after Freud

8 January 2015 – 26 March 2015 Thursdays 6.30-8.30pm Psychoanalysis after Freud 12 week evening course The course will offer an overview of the main developments in psychoanalysis since Freud, including Jung, Klein, Winnicott and Lacan. We will examine how the most creative figures in psychoanalysis changed and developed Freud’s ideas and methods, and discuss […]

24 November 2014

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Lukas Avalon Exhibition

Contemporary Upcoming Cutting Edge Artist Lukas Avalon Exhibition. Turning the origins of street art on its head, Lukas Avalon meets the challenge of removing it from its urban environment onto canvas, while maintaining the core elements of the art form. His talent is evident and his bold and bright pieces are incredibly eye-catching. Lukas pays […]

24 November 2014

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Conservation Workshop | Paper & Glue

Join us for an informal presentation led by Craig Horsfall, Head of Conservation at John Jones. The Conservation team at John Jones are specialists in works on paper, and they are frequently asked for advice on the materials and processes that artists should use. Geared towards practicing artists, but also relevant to a wide range of […]

19 November 2014

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Space for Creation

Space for Creation 10 December 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm  Griffin Gallery will be hosting ‘Space for Creation’, a panel discussion about the impact of space on creation and artistic practice. We are particularly interested in having a conversation about the effect that studio space and residencies have on the artistic process, recognizing that a rural residency in another […]

19 November 2014

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The Art Insider | A – Z of Setting Up and Successfully Launching an Exhibition

The Art Insider | A – Z of Setting Up and Successfully Launching an Exhibition 25 November 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm  TICKETS: £10.00 – To purchase tickets, please click here. The Art Insider and Griffin Gallery are delighted to offer a series of professional development seminars for artists This seminar has been developed by Trudie […]

19 November 2014

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DEEP TRASH ITALIA #3 is… NOT FOR SALE!

Deep Trash Italia exhibition-cum-performance-club night is back at the Bethnal Green Working Men’s club with their third – NOT FOR SALE – episode.   Ready-to-wear happiness, all-you-can-eat disposable relationships, work exploitation, CCTV surveillance, credit card slavery, pleasureless commodities… For one night ONLY Deep Trash Italia is REDUCED TO CLEAR – with an assortment of our […]

17 November 2014

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Rossi & Rossi reopening party

We are pleased to announce that on Thursday 4th December, Rossi & Rossi will open its prestigious new gallery at 27 Dover Street, in the heart of London’s Mayfair. In celebration of the opening, the gallery will feature a presentation of classical Himalayan works of art as well as contemporary Tibetan art – an affirmation of Rossi […]

17 November 2014

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In Conversation: Nathan Eastwood – Everyday Realism?

Bow Arts presents East London Painting Prize winner Nathan Eastwood in conversation with Editor and Curator Matt Price to discuss Eastwood’s new body of work produced for his solo exhibition currently on show at the Nunnery. Entitled Work / Recreation / Freedom, the staging of the exhibition is Eastwood’s prize for winning the inaugural edition of […]

17 November 2014

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ART WORKSHOP TO STIMULATE THE IMAGINATION

Free your creative mind, see with fresh eyes. This workshop is aimed at people who want to draw but think they can’t. Learn from the professional artist Rosemary Clunie to unleash the artist within you.  Taught in small group and includes all materials and light refreshment. 

16 November 2014

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Private View: Art//Tea

From 6pm,  We will be holding a private viewing of art//tea, with artist Emma Forrester in attendance. Friends of the gallery are requested to RSVP to better gauge presence. For over 1000 years, tea has been drunk for medicinal, restorative, and recreational reasons. As the drinking of tea came to be associated with cultivation and […]

15 November 2014

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One Day Life Drawing Course

A neatly-contained one-day course designed to furnish you with a sound approach and method to drawing from life to enable you to develop your skills and your confidence. We will look at things such as accurate observation, proportion, measurement and the language of drawing itself. Plenty of demonstrations and one-to-one tuition.Suitable for beginners and more […]