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London Art and Artists Guide

London Art and Artists Guide (Paperback)

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The 11th edition of this established pocket art guide has a complete overhaul of London's contemporary art galleries, which have gone through major changes since the 2008/9 world banking crisis. There are many new galleries and some have disappeared. London's Frieze Art Fair in October in Regent's Park has brought a huge influx of wealthy collectors from overseas, especially Russian, Chinese and Middle Eastern collectors, who have then explored other London galleries while in the capital. 20/21 Art Fair. the Affordable Art Fair, Master Paintings, Asian Art week all explore different areas of London/s expanding art world. Interviews are with James Hyman the photography and art dealer in Savile Row, sculptor Peter Randall-Page and artists The Singh Twins. Even museums have expanded, with Chiswick House re-opening.

Strawberry Hill in Twickenham and the V&A has new sections and galleries, as do the National Portrait Gallery, National Gallery and Tate Modern's expansion sees a whole new building the Oil Tanks opening in Phase 1 in 2012, attached on several floors to the current Tate Modern. This houses performnace, film, installations and event spaces.

The London section covers the latest popular restaurants in different areas of London, art eating places, bars, cafés, parks, markets, sports clubs and articles on "the Changing Face of Multicultural London" and "Riverside London" with additions to each article. London's multicultural aspect is one of its most excitingaspects and the cover photo is of Benin artist Romuald Houzamé at the October Gallery near Holborn. The Olympics take place in london in 2012 and the Cultural Olympiad will present arts events across the city. London's expansion due to Olympics buildings in Stratford is creating a whole new are of London in the east end and the art world is thriving in London's east end too.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: from c 1900 -Travel & MapsTravel & holiday guidesMuseum, historic sites, gallery & art guides Publisher: London Art & Artists Guide Publication Date: 01/05/2012 ISBN-13: 9780952000471  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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