October 5th, 2008 | Category: News, Buy |

DRIVING A CAR IS SO LAST CENTURY!

cycle drawing

LDNCOOLCYCLING

August 19, 2008
Getting on our bike is one of the easiest ways to keep fit. It’s a lot cheaper than gym membership and much more useful. So why not liberate our cycle self and burn some calories? Read more »

April 8th, 2008 | Category: News, People, Places, Eat, See, Read, Buy |

MY SPITALFIELDS

christchurch spire

* Pix: nmh, Christchurch

1- Spitalfields, a short introduction
2- My walk
3- See
4- Eat
5- Art
6- Buy
7- Read

1 - Spitalfields, in London’s East End, is a district of Tower Hamlets borough. The name is a contraction of ‘hospital fields’, in reference to the Priory and Hospital of St Mary Spital, Read more »

March 29th, 2008 | Category: News, See |

PUT ON A PEDESTAL

art prop

* pix: nh
A shortlist of six artists for the next work to go on the Fourth Plinth was announced in 28 November 2007, and models of their proposals for the next work was on view at the National Gallery’s Annenberg Court until 30 March.
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January 29th, 2008 | Category: News, Read |

YOU ARE WHAT YOU SEE

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* pix: Garry Winogrand

French thinker and uncontested authority in photography and cinematography, Roland Barthes elaborated a theory on interpretation of photographs in his book Camera Lucida, a dominant reference for writers on photography with the title being obviously a word play on the earlier Camera Obscura. Read more »

November 30th, 2007 | Category: News, See |

PHOTO SYNTHESIS

peter hujar 1

* Peter Hujar: Girl in my hallway (1978)

Most people do understand the power of photography, it excites and heightens our sense of perception, enabling us to articulate emotions for what we see. But is photography art, or is it the art of photography? Read more »