Wellcome Collection

One of my favourite places in London is the Wellcome Collection with its curiosity cabinets. Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. The venue hosts a museum with permanent and temporary exhibitions, the world-renowned Wellcome Library, the conference centre, a café with... Continue Reading →

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Cats on the Underground

The Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (CATS) has initiated a campaign to replace all the adverts at the Clapham Common Underground station with pictures of cats. The idea behind this takeover is that people are tired of seeing stupid and boring commercial adverts, trying to constantly sell something. The cats are not trying to sell anything(not... Continue Reading →

What is Luxury?

The exhibition by such name at V&A explores the meaning of luxury. While in the past luxury was the privilege of a few from among royalty and nobles, in recent years the increase in prominence and growth of luxury brands has made it accessible for more people, while still keeping sharp contrast against the backdrop of... Continue Reading →

The future is now

This week 21-23 of May there was 3D Printshow in East London, taking place at The Old Turman Brewery. This relatively new(or at least very modern) phenomenon of creating your personalised objects out of quite wide variety of materials just had to be explored closer. By this day 3D printing has seeped through to every... Continue Reading →

Paris in London

Hermés takes Londoners for a walk to their Paris Wonderland, an exhibition called "Wanderland" at Saatchi gallery. The exhibition explores the concept of "Flânerie" - urban wandering and observing, revelling in the unexpected ,exploring the  street settings and oddities of city life. As the name of Hermés company has derived from the eponymous Greek god... Continue Reading →

Morbid fashion

Recently i came across an interesting exhibition that is currently open in Lintz Art Museum, Austria. "Love and Loss. Fashion and Mortality" deals with fashion´s everlasting game with transience. According to the curator of the exhibition Ursula Guttmann, dark tendencies started to appear in fashion in 1980s, before that it was a subject dealt with primarily... Continue Reading →

Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty”

"I want to be the purveyor of a certain silhouette or a way of cutting, so that when i´m dead and gone people will know that the 21st century was started by Alexander McQueen." The retrospective exhibition of Alexander McQueen´s works called "Savage Beauty" finally came home to London. When "Savage Beauty" first showed at... Continue Reading →

Paris´ best hidden secret

Waking along walls of human bones with a slight smell of mold in the air. Bones of people who once were rich or poor, powerful or simple, lie mixed with one another, symbolizing human equality - if not earlier, then at least after death. Literally under the beautiful city of Paris there is another secret... Continue Reading →

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