London Beat: We highlight some of the most interesting events on offer. Hamish Mackie’s Wildlife at the Mall Galleries – above: Horses by Hamish Mackie. Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement, Courtauld Institute of Art. Now – Jeff Koons solo show at Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery. Seen through (Bill) Wyman’s lens at the Proud Galleries in Chelsea. Waste Not Want at Bloomberg. Vanessa Bell, Bloomsbury modernist at Dulwich Picture Gallery and more.
Music: John Carrod reviews:
The Heart Speaks in Whispers by Corinne Bailey Rae (pictured above). and New Order’s latest album Music Complete.
Books: We review The Kate Inside – Photo from cover of limited edition ©Guido Harari. Kate Bush photographed by Guido Harari 1982-1993 with a foreword
by Lindsay Kemp.
News from around our region:
The Sentinel Gallery exciting newcomer to the Essex. Swaffham visual arts
festival. Pantos in our region. Katherine Hamilton's at the Chappel Galleries
Essex. Above: Ceranmics at the Sentinel Gallery
John Carrod talks to Victoria Partridge about her role as curator at The Higgins and,
with a major Picasso exhibition ahead, learns what’s involved in getting a major exhibition together
An astonishing legacy of artistic invention is going on show to
the public for the first time at the Fry Gallery in 2017. Sue Elliott takes
an early glimpse.
Rod Shone reflects on how the work of Peter Britton has added to his appreciation of
the role of the conductor