The Royal Institute of British Architects’ six shortlisted buildings for the Stirling Prize. The Wellcome Collection’s exhibition Could graphic design save your life? The first public artworks for Battersea Power Station. The Dance Umbrella festival at the Barbican (above: Dancer Rocio Molina, Photo © djfrat). Erté: A Celebration at the Grosvenor Gallery. Calligram, art inspired by text at Apollinaire Fine Arts’ Fitzrovia Gallery and more; to tempt you to London town.
Rod Shone visits Helen Martino in her studio and discovers a creative journey in
News from around our region:
Eastern Angles Theatre Company in their 35th year. Art Fair East 2017 Norwich. The Best of British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn near Bury St Edmunds. Visionary artists at the Sentinel
Gallery Wivenhoe. The Garden City Postcard Project at the Broadway Studio & Gallery Letchworth. John Newland and Sarah Purvey at the Bircham Gallery.
Daniel Orimoloye, exhibiting at the Saffron Gallery – left: Holkham beach 2016 (detail). Right: Figure at the piano (detail) Jamie Boyd, exhibiting at the Chappel Galleries Essex.
Venue reviews Does this look good
on me? (above) by Karen Faulkner-Dunkley. Centuries of Change
The History of St Mary’s at the Walls, Colchester by Alice Goss and The Michaelmas Murders by Mandy Morton.
The Power of Music:
Touring concert violinist Esther Yoo talks to Venue’s John Carrod about her life, work and music therapy.
Photo © Marco Borggreve
A life: art, design, theatre, photography. Virginia Albutt looks back at her life and arts experiences.