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The Art of Anna Mazzotta: Narrative is Queen

You should all hereby go to La Trattoria by Alfredo Russo in the basement of the Pelham Hotel in South Kensington, not only to try the excellent Italian food but to view the remarkable exhibition by Anna Mazzotta. Her paintings are cinematic mise-en-scènes where the characters, often clad in vintage clothes, seem to communicate with …

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Alex Evans: The Urban Geometrist

SEEN recently had the pleasure of seeing Alex Evans’ intricate cityscapes – and of meeting the artist himself – and we were immediately struck by the timeless nature of his work. Alex creates his architectural subjects by hand, demonstrating a breathtaking mastery of his technique and a profound recognition of the illusory nature of how we see the cities we live in – it’s never quite as we imagine it.

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Chris Greene: the Painterly Subversive

Literate, numerate, often amusing and occasionally subversive, the paintings of London-based artist Chris Greene successfully combine the traditions of Western art with contemporary high and low culture.

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Performing for the Camera

Curated by Simon Baker, Senior Curator, Tate Modern with Fiontán Moran, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue from Tate Publishing and a programme of talks and events in the gallery.

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Picasso at the National Portrait Gallery

Over 75 Picasso portraits, ranging from well-known masterpieces to works that have never been shown in Britain before, are displayed at the National Portrait Gallery.
It is the first large-scale exhibition devoted to his portraiture since Picasso and Portraiture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Grand Palais, Paris in 1996. Now it is in London until 5th February 2017, sponsored by Goldman Sachs, in association with the Museu Picasso, Barcelona, and curated by Elizabeth Cowling, Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh.

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Lights of Soho: SOHO RIOT by Ben Eine

Lights Of Soho’s exhibition of Ben Eine’s work is a shining star of neon comment and protest amid the rapid gentrification currently pricing many well-loved Soho institutions out of this once vibrant part of London.