Walthamstow School of Art looks back; the best-preserved Arts & Crafts home in Britain – Sir Emery Walker’s riverside home in West London; American artist Ashley Bickerton at the Newport Street Gallery; Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction at the Barbican Centre; Sounds of the City – 100 entries from The Prize for Illustration 2017 at the Transport Museum and
much more. Above: Blackbody at Design Junction, London Design Festival.
Music: John Carrod reviews:
A Seat At The Table by Solange Knowles, sister of Beyoncé Knowles (above); Passport by Lebanese artist Omar Rahbany and Love in Beats by British soul singer Omar.
News from around our region:
Mersea’s Drift Pop-Up Gallery, Anglian Potters at Walberswick, Suffolk, from July 28–31. Burnham Art Trail from June 24 – July 2. Cambridge Open Studios, weekends in July. Printmaking courses at
Curwen. Harlow – a giant among sculture towns (above left). Cambridge-based arts charity, the
ACE Foundation plans to a study centre, Stapleford Granary. Mark Goldsworthy (above right) features in the summer exhibition at the Chappel
Galleries. Munnings and the River, at The Munnings Art Museum, Castle House, Dedham, Essex and much more.
Alexander Rodchenko by Olga Sviblova; 100 Octane by Peter Vary – the fuel that helped the RAF hold off the luftwaffe in WW2; The Age of Spectacle, Adventures in Architecture and the 21st Century City by Tom Dyckhoff.
A remarkable exhibition of one of Britain’s greatest artists, runs until
August 20 at the Sainsbury Centre
for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich
Blue Eyed Soul
Rod Shone reflects on Kevin Lear’s creative journey as musician and photographer