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lovelondonscenes 170 – Back to the heart of London

Last Monday I took a train for the first time in three months to central London, and some of my favourite locations down by the river. I stayed away from the tube and caught a near-empty train at Brentford to … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 153 – London at nightfall from the Millenium Bridge

Yesterday I spent a few hours at the Tate Modern working on the follow up novel to “The Decision”. Afterwards, around 4.30, I walked over the Millenium Bridge en route to Mansion House tube station. The views of the City … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 151 – Tate Modern turbine hall in black and white

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Music and colour at the Tate Modern

There has been a great exhibition at the Tate Modern, which is just coming to an end. “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.” A fascinating account of, mainly, art in the 60s and 70s by … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 135 – The swings at Tate Modern

The latest attraction in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern is a load of swings. Brought back the child in people, and was nice for the children – probably more fun than looking at abstract art with their parents! … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes 121 – Tate Modern

Went to the Tate Modern yesterday to see The “Radical Eye” (Elton John’s early C20 collection of modernist photos) and Rauschenberg exhibitions. Liked the photos – Man Ray the highlight. Rauschenberg a mixed bag – liked the collages; the rest … Continue reading

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Art Binge

Phew! it’s been a busy first week back at work, with a very excellent Nils Lofgren concert thrown in last night. More of that in due course. But I started the new year nice and chilled with a week off. … Continue reading

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I went to the Sigmar Polke exhibition to the Tate Modern yesterday. Took this shot out of one of the windows on a gloomy, rainy morning. The Millenium Bridge and St Paul’s centre ground. Treated a bit on iPhotos for … Continue reading

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Matisse and Malevich at the Tate Modern

Over the last week I’ve been to see a couple of really interesting and enjoyable exhibitions at the Tate Modern: the art of Kazimir Malevich and Henri Matisse’s “Cut Outs”. Malevich is a 20th century Russian artist, although he was … Continue reading

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Roy Lichtenstein at the Tate Modern

I hopped over to the Tate Modern last Friday after a visit to my optician in the City, when I finally succumbed to the need for multi-focal glasses. Age: can’t read the newsprint these days without taking the glasses off. … Continue reading

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