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Serpentine Pavilion 2016

IThe 2016 Serpentine Pavilion is looking none too shabby this year.

We built this city on rock and roll

I found this down Newman Passage

It was looking down from one of the buildings that backs on to the Passage I haven’t a clue why it is there but it always cheers me…

Two sides to every story

Henry Moore – down in the tube station at midnight?

There’s a new exhibition of Henry Moore’s work at Tate Britain which runs from February 24th to August 8th, 2010. It includes some of the most famous pictures of London during…

The Barbican’s concrete jungle, “Looking From Cromwell Tower”

The Cripplegate area of the City of London was decimated during the Blitz. In the 1950’s it was decided to build the Barbican residential estate on the Cripplegate…

Stuart Free saving old London through his paintings, one building at a time.

Stuart Free paints London buildings. Not for him the famous landmarks though, his interest is in local buildings that are the backdrop to everyday life. Cafes, shops, pubs, clubs, warehouses and tower…

Cyril E Power – going down the tube between the wars and a visit to ‘Appy ‘Ampstead

What a cracking image! Sleek and modernistic. Very 1930’s. It’s called Whence and Whither – a great title to boot! – and was produced by Cyril E, for Edward, Power in 1930….

Matthew Lindop’s clean-lined London pictures

Matthew Lindop paints cityscapes, mostly of London where he lives. This picture is The City At Night and is typical of his work. He spends his time looking…

Bread heads: raising a toast to London.

I took a turn around the 2010 London Art Fair a week or so ago. This piece amused me once I’d worked out what was going on. Its an…