London Beat: Photos of the Beatles in the Abbey Road Studio at Proud Gallery Chelsea. The Pangolin London Sculpture Trail (above). Jo Brocklehurst at the House of Illustration. Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square at the RIBA’s Architecture Gallery. Mixed media artist Amie Siegel at the South London Gallery. At the Design Museum – Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World. Botanical Art at Kew Gardens and much more.
Music: John Carrod reviews:
Honest Life by young country star Courtney Marie Andrews, electro artistes Sylvan Esso
(above) and takes a retrospective look at David Bowie’s The Next Day
News from around our region: The Sentinel Gallery Wivenhoe celebrates its second birthday. Eastern Angles tours Prudencia Hart to
45 locations in East Anglia. West Norfolk Artists Association’s Coast 3 exhibition (Above left: Boatyard at Pin Mill with painted door [detail] by Ann-Roberts) at Thornham. The Chinese State Circus (above right) is
also here in April: at Chantry Park, Ipswich, Royal Norfolk Showground, and at
Orsett Showground, Grays. Midsummer opera is coming to the Park at Culford
Hall, Bury St Edmunds. Industrial locations inspire Jane Stobart at the Gibberd
Gallery in Harlow.
Malcolm Ryan: reflects on everyday life; a potted history
of an artist’s career. (Above Glittering Dusk, [detail] oil on canvas 1996.183x112cms
Tracey Ashman talks to John Carrod about how she has drawn inspiration
out of adversity
Rod Shone recalls encounters with
Eric Rimmington, an established artist with prodigious talent