Like a Rolling Sloane

I was recently given the arduous task of heading to the heart of Chelsea for a pampering session, as arranged by the marketing team at Art & Music magazine. I promptly dusted off my gold handbag, polished my designer shades and sashayed out west – on the number 19 bus. Hot on the heels of…

The Unit London

“You can be as talented as anybody out there, but a lot of the art industry hinges on reputation.” There is a new art movement gathering great momentum in London. At its core lies the ethos of unity and accessibility. The archaic rules of the art world are being dismantled and re-structured by the rise…

Informed Water Bottle

Usually I don’t buy into any kind of spiritual healing stuff. Tarot cards, star signs, gems, and cosmic signs are more of a fun way to look at life, like a quick belief hit in something other than mundane rational reality. Recently, however, I came across something different. Something I instantly doubted with all my…

Kids with #CasaTomada!

We’ve teamed up with artist Rafael Gomezbarros for Kids with #CasaTomada! For a chance to get a signed print of Rafael Gomezbarros’ Casa Tomada installation, show us pictures of your kids interacting with the giant ants invading Gallery 1 on the ground floor! The winning photograph will be chosen in June by Rafael Gomezbarros. Use…

A Spritz of Absinthe

‘She Covered the Whole Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, in Vine Leaves and Rose Leaves’ By Steven Gontarski, blogger for Art & Music Magazine This is a painting by Kirsten Glass that was included in her exhibition at xero, kline & coma London [in 2012.] The painting is mysterious, dreamy and a little bit spooky.…

Degrees of Freedom

Experimental site-specific performance by BNNT (Konrad Smoleński and Daniel Szwed) Degrees of Freedom by Polish art group, BNNT, The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London, Tuesday 3 December 2013. Curated by Arts Territory. Supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the Arts Council England, photo Miseongoa…

Celebrate Pangaea with the Ministry of Nomads

The Saatchi Gallery and Ministry of Nomads present a unique evening of music and performance inspired by, and set within, the impressive Pangaea exhibition. Nigerian born composer and performance artist Helen Parker-Jayne, of the collective The Venus Bushfires, will play a captivating live set accompanied and interpreted by contemporary African dance. Helen Parker-Jayne has performed…

In Vino Veritas

CEDAR LEWISOHN: “What type of wine do you think Jackson Pollock drank?” “Whisky. I bet he had simple tastes. A redneck…” “Barnet Newman and Willem de Kooning drank good wine.” The above was a snippet of a conversation from an experimental wine tasting event I organized last week. But more of these abstract musings later.…