Reviews

On January 20th, 2023

Review: Making Modernism at the RA-Covers a range of emotions and themes from four phenomenal women artists of the 20th century-ends 12th February

Making Modernism at the Royal Academy of Arts brings together a varied collection of 68 works which together feature a wide range of themes, styles and visual languages. Each of the main four artists ...

On January 16th, 2023

Review: Gaining a greater perspective on Giorgio Morandi’s art-practice and legacy-Masterpieces from the Magnani-Rocca Foundation

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art-6th January – 30th April 2023     The classic way to make endless hours of still life drawing marginally more engaging, at least at my school grow...

On January 10th, 2023

Film Review: ENYS MEN-Surreal Nature as Aesthetic Thriller

If you like slow-paced and aesthetically shot films with unusual narratives, and enjoy a ‘folk horror’, then this is the film for you. Directed by Mark Jenkin, ENYS MEN was shot on 16mm and stars ...

On December 23rd, 2022

Review: English National Ballet’s Nutcracker is enchanting and a must-watch this holiday season

London Coliseum – Now on until 7 January 2023   The English National Ballet’s Nutcracker is truly enchanting. This year’s show is the ENB’s 10th of Wayne Eagling’s production. Over ...

On December 19th, 2022

Review: Mother Goose, Hackney Empire – packed with puns and full of contagious energy

Hackney Empire-Now on until 31 Dec   Mother Goose – who, in fact, isn’t a goose, but whose best friend, Priscilla (Ruth Lynch), happens to be…a goose! Yes, it’s a little bit confusing...

On December 16th, 2022

Review: My Neighbour Totoro, Barbican Theatre-Magical, endearing, exciting

Barbican Theatre – Now on until 21st January 2023   Magical, endearing, exciting: Barbican Theatre opens the long-awaited adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki’s 1988 film, My Neighbour Totoro. Th...

On December 15th, 2022

Review: Broken Spectre-Mosse’s most ambitious exhibition about environmental crimes in the Brazilian Amazon is a brutal wake-up call

180 The Strand – Extended until 30 Dec   ‘My film examines an intergenerational destruction; a legacy passed on from grandparents to grandchildren’ says Mosse. ‘We have one generation...

On December 14th, 2022

Review: Kerry Jackson, National Theatre – fun but far-fetched

Dorfman Theatre – on until 28 Jan 23   Kerry Jackson, written by April de Angelis and directed by Indhu Rubasingham, is a wonderfully entertaining new play which despite its dark themes (a...

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