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Focus LDN: Spring Comes to the Menier

Regular readers of SEEN will know how much we admire the art curated (and indeed practised) by its founder Tom Cox. Hot on the heels of two previous exhibitions comes this Spring showcase, on at the Menier from 28th February to 4th March, 2017.

albert bridge Sarah Fosse

Angry Night - Elephant and Castle,2017. ink and oil on canvas. 55 x 70cm. £995Tom Cox

Royal Blood Ernesto Romano

sunguidemehome David Taylor

An exciting roster of artists (including famous Instagrammer @Levanterman) bring a diverse practice to the attention of collectors and art lovers alike. SEEN is particularly looking forward to the ‘Royal Blood’ collection by Ernesto Romano – an x-ray series of the Queen’s head, overlaid with glitter and in various colours, and the stunning Turneresque ‘Sun Guide Me Home’ by David Taylor. Tom Cox’s ‘Angry Night, Elephant and Castle Station’ perfectly captures the atmosphere of that location.

The Menier Ground Floor Gallery
53 Southwark Street

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Drawing Under the Influence: Hayden Kays’ DRINK DRAWINGS

Well, this is refreshing – in every sense of the word. SEEN hears that artist Hayden Kays is feeling hung-over ahead of the opening for his first solo exhibition of 2018. The clue is in the title: “Drink Drawings” – a new show at For.Fuk.Sake on March 29th consisting of a series of intoxicating illustrations, …

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Port Cities play the Slaughtered Lamb

Canadian band PORT CITIES are still bathing in the afterglow of November’s Nova Scotia Music Week, where they scooped no less than five awards, including album of the year, digital artist of the year and entertainer of the year. SEEN has certainly been enjoying their beautiful vocals. In light of such accolades then, its only …

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My Furry Lady: the Art of Marion Peck at Dorothy Circus Gallery

SEEN can safely say that there is nowhere quite like Dorothy Circus Gallery in Notting Hill. It is the very antithesis of the white, clinical art gallery that abounds in the capital. From the beautiful yet disquieting pop surrealist art that is the passion of gallery director Alexandra Mazzanti, to the welcoming gallery itself complete …