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Tokio Aoyama's latest exhibition "The Loop" opens Aug 1 at Cre8 Gallery

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Japanese born painter Tokio Aoyama is back this summer with 2nd solo art exhibition entitled The Loop. “The Loop” will showcase Aoyama’s latest surreal psychedelic paintings from his 2013 art series “Dogu.” Through his paintings he creates a mystical landscape that explores music, color, birth, life, transformation, the spiritual world and ancient Japanese m[...]

Love in the FAME of God

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Jonny Burt creates mixed media pieces on paper and canvas, predominantly using charcoals, pastels, acrylics, oils and collage. According to Jonny, we now live in a schizophrenic society with a serious identity crisis and his work focuses on the toxic, dehumanizing effects of a culture defined by reality shows and the gross sexualisation of our youth. As an a[...]

Mellow like a cello

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Michael James Bell also known as BAEL is a melancholy type of artist. Mellow like a cello, his work is dark, almost brooding, sensual, and slightly hopeful all at once. Born 1983 in East Yorkshire UK where he's currently based, the self taught artist from East Yorkshire in the UK, has show in various group shows and solo exhibitions across England and curren[...]

Joseph Loughborough's "The Anatomy of Strangers"

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When the city's full of people who you just see around, there's the art of Joseph Loughborough. The following charcoal works on paper are taken from Joseph's recent exhibition at Future Tense Gallery in London, entitled The Anatomy of Strangers. “There's an opposite to déjà vu. They call it jamais vu. It's when you meet the same people or visit places, a[...]

Unofficial Best of London’s LoveBox 2012 Festival – Sunday Set

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Historically, music festivals like Woodstock and Glastonbury were created to celebrate idealism (one ‘ism that we agree is worth buying into). Lovebox is no different. Add to this idealism the inclusiveness that you find on the best dancefloors and the diversity you find on our capital’s streets and you have the beginnings of a manifesto for a world-class fe[...]

Unofficial Best of London’s LoveBox Festival 2012 – Saturday Set

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Historically, music festivals like Woodstock and Glastonbury were created to celebrate idealism (one ‘ism that we agree is worth buying into). Lovebox is no different. Add to this idealism the inclusiveness that you find on the best dancefloors and the diversity you find on our capital’s streets and you have the beginnings of a manifesto for a world-class fe[...]

BlinkkStreet: Mint Street Park, London SE1

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I’ve come to love London a bit more each day. Coming from America, there’s a certain history to the Anglophilic streets that eludes most Stateside cities. Regardless of how wonderful and fresh the new, now, next – it’s the pastiche of the past and gifted present which makes those certain renowned locales truly worthy of any world citizen’s presence. London i[...]

Malerei: Painting As Object

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Rudolf Polanszky, Documentation of Compression Spring Paintings', 1983 'If destiny will grant me enough time I shall discover an international language which will endure forever and which will continue to enrich itself… its name will be Malerei [painting]' Hans K Roethel & Jean K Benjamin, 'Kandinsky' (1979) Malerei: Painting As Object investigat[...]

STATIC's "Moments of Clarity" at Whisper Gallery in London

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STATIC's latest exhibition which recently opened at Whisper Gallery London showcases their new ‘layered’ work, which toys with light, reflection and transparency to create unique pieces mixing screen printing and stenciling on layers of glass, Perspex and aluminum. This practice results in ‘floating’, deconstructed portraits and multi-layered symbols and[...]

Dinu Bodiciu Opts For An Unconventional Fashion Presentation

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Dinu Bodiciu must not be very superstitious. The thought of bad luck didn't stop the London based womenswear and millinery designer best known for lacing Lady GaGa for her appearance on Jay Leno, from launching his Fall/Winter 2012 collection at Swiss Church in London in an one night event with live music, video works and set design. For [...]