9 August 2012

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Susan Philipsz National Anthem Homage To Olympic Humdrum

Turner prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz has taken to humming the National anthems of Russia, Grenada, Ethiopia, Bahrain, United States, Nigeria and Great Britain. In a tuneless fashion the songs make you feel like you are eavesdropping in on a private moment of domestic tidying. Speaking of her Olympic artwork Phillips stated: ‘I picked out different […]

7 August 2012

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East Londoners Captured In New NPG Olympic Exhibition

The National Portrait Gallery is presenting  a new exhibition of 65 photographs of East Londoners that document the impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on their communities. The show will be mounted at Four Corners, Bethnal Green on 9 August 2012. Using a range of photographic styles and techniques, fine art and photography […]