St. Barts Museum of Pathology and the Hunterian Museum of Surgery

Forget the London Dungeon: some of London’s goriest and most interesting museums exhibit real dead things: St. Bart’s Museum of Pathology and the Hunterian Museum of Surgery. And they’re both free-entry. If, like me, you’re a creep who loves seeing dead things, London is the right place for you. Sherlock fans will have already heard of the … More St. Barts Museum of Pathology and the Hunterian Museum of Surgery

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Wellcome Collection Institute of Sexology and Forensics

What better way to spend your Saturdays than queuing for London’s hottest exhibitions right now? The Wellcome Collection caters for the morbid and the kinky with the over-reviewed, highly anticipated and – sigh – incredibly queued-for displays on violent death (Forensics) and sex (The Institute of Sexology).  I had plans for my Saturday. I really did. Then … More Wellcome Collection Institute of Sexology and Forensics

The Image as Burden: Marlene Dumas at the Tate Modern Gallery

The Tate Modern Gallery in South Bank is now hosting one of London’s most talked-about exhibitions, Marlene Dumas‘s The Image As Burden.  Focusing mainly on sex, love, death and shame, her paintings explore popular culture and women through an intense and psychologically charged lens. By painting subjects coming from both her personal life (her daughter) and from … More The Image as Burden: Marlene Dumas at the Tate Modern Gallery