The Power of Poison exhibition at the Old Truman Brewery

For a girl with the word ‘Poison’ tattooed on her wrist and a black widow spider on her ankle, I took an awful lot of time to head down to the Old Truman Brewery’s The Power of Poison exhibition, running until early September. Here’s what to expect from one of London’s most engaging displays yet. Exploring … More The Power of Poison exhibition at the Old Truman Brewery

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Exhibitions weekend: Mac Conner and #FiftyChefs

During weekends I like to switch everything off and spend time exploring what London has to offer. Here’s my review of the Mac Conner exhibition at the House of Illustration and #FiftyChefs in Redchurch Street. Mac Conner After slowly settling down in the world of PR and advertising, I couldn’t miss out on the exhibition on the … More Exhibitions weekend: Mac Conner and #FiftyChefs

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

Beard Somerset House exhibition

Entering Somerset House last weekend was surreal. It was almost as though the entire male population of East London had decided to venture West to celebrate itself and one of its most recognisable trade-marks: the beard. Somerset House’s Beard exhibition displays over 80 images shot by Mr Elbank in which all of the subjects sport a beard. Beard celebrates facial hair … More Beard Somerset House exhibition

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

Sherlock Holmes Exhibition at the Museum of London

A Museum of London exhibition looks at Sherlock Holmes’s roots with an eye on Victorian London. Whether you’re a fan of the BBC’s Sherlock or a die-hard Conan Doyle reader, this exhibition will certainly shine a new light on the great detective. In the “Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die” exhibition, London’s … More Sherlock Holmes Exhibition at the Museum of London

Alcatraz and Ai Wei Wei

The ferrys to Alcatraz leave every day from San Francisco’s Pier 33 for $30. It’s a great way to enjoy marvellous views of Frisco and to see a historic building. Book online to avoid queues and make sure you go there ASAP: the prison is now showing Ai Wei Wei’s “At Large” exhibition on freedom. … More Alcatraz and Ai Wei Wei