15 December 2017

Genetic Hirsute Portrait From 17th Century Acquired By Wellcome Collection 

A 17th century portrait of internationally renowned hirsute Barbara van Beck has been acquired by the Wellcome Collection.

18 July 2014

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Sex Exhibition Undresses Your Mind At The Wellcome Collection

London’s Wellcome Collection is planning one of the largest exhibitions ever mounted exploring the most publicly discussed of private acts with ‘The Institute of Sexology’ (20 November 2014 to 20 September 2015). This will be the first UK exhibition to bring together the pioneers of the study of sex. From Alfred Kinsey’s complex coded questionnaires […]

26 January 2013

Death: A Subject For Art And Debate Wellcome Collection London

So it falls to me to review “Death” so soon after the death of someone I knew. His name was Chris Jones, who died in a car accident on Sleaford Road, Metheringham, Lincolnshire, at 5.30pm Christmas Day, 2012. He was an incredibly nice man, 23 years old, with an enormous heart and a smile that […]

23 December 2012

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Japanese Outsider Art New Wellcome Collection Exhibition For Spring 2013

London’s Wellcome Collection is mounting ‘Outsider Art from Japan’, in spring 2013. The exhibitionl brings  together more than 300 works for the first major display of Japanese outsider art in the UK. The 46 artists represented in the show are residents and day patients at social welfare institutions across the main island of Honshu, and […]