London

Post image for Wolfgang Tillmans Focuses on Borders and Brexit in London

LONDON — Like many other Europeans living in the UK, I am not eligible to vote in Thursday’s referendum that will decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union.

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Post image for Protesters Demand “Where Is Ana Mendieta?” in Tate Modern Expansion

LONDON — Posters all around London advertising Tate Modern’s new building proudly proclaim: “Art Changes. We Change.”

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Post image for The Incredible Electric Eric: Rebuilding a Lost 1920s British Robot

By all accounts, the debut of the UK’s first humanoid robot was a startling affair.

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Post image for The Woman Who Found Abstraction Before the Modernists

LONDON — The first thought that struck me about the Serpentine Gallery’s exhibition of Swedish artist Hilma af Klint, Painting the Unseen, was: Thank goodness — finally a solo show starring a female artist!

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Post image for A Show About Delacroix’s Influence Is Sorely Missing His Work

LONDON — Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art suffers from too few of Delacroix’s works and far too much of the “modern art.”

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Post image for Activists Strap Artist-Made Pollution Masks on London’s Statues

From Buckingham Palace’s white marble Queen Victoria to the famous aluminum Eros in Piccadilly Circus, high-profile statues of historical and mythical figures across London have become central participants in an air pollution protest.

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Post image for Lee Miller’s Photographs Frame the Women of World War II

LONDON — A Lee Miller photograph often tells more than one story.

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Post image for The Webcam of an 18th-Century Philosopher’s Skeleton

LONDON — Presiding over a busy University College London corridor is a man who’s been dead for over 180 years.

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Post image for Damien Hirst Is Building a Batcave Beneath His Historic London Mansion

Damien “World’s Richest Living Artist” Hirst is expanding his historic home facing London’s tony Regent’s Park, though you won’t notice much of a change at street level.

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Post image for Fledgling Galleries Flock to London for a Month of Collaborative Shows

LONDON — For four weeks, eight of London’s youngest galleries are hosting 15 like-minded spaces from around the world as part of CONDO, a collaborative project that’s been proven to be very successful with the public.

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