Moonwalkers – an immersive ride into the wonders of the Apollo space missions at the London Lightroom
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2w ago
I’ve been fascinated by NASA and the Apollo space missions all my life,  so I didn’t want to miss The Moonwalkers: A Journey With Tom Hanks, an immersive, one hour … The post Moonwalkers – an immersive ride into the wonders of the Apollo space missions at the London Lightroom first appeared on . Related posts: How astronauts sleep in space and a fascinating look around the International Space Station The London Van Gogh Immersive Experience fails to impress Unearthed! NASA’s reply to my astronaut application in 1969 ..read more
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2024 World Press Photo exhibition at Borough Yards, London: powerful, depressing, harrowing, essential
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2M ago
The World Press Photo Exhibition 2024 has stopped off at Borough Yards as part of its world-wide tour, and it makes for an almost overwhelming emotional experience. The annual exhibition … The post 2024 World Press Photo exhibition at Borough Yards, London: powerful, depressing, harrowing, essential first appeared on . Related posts: In photos: a winter’s walk along the River Thames in Central London, Feb 2024 Rock stars revealed in Scarlet Page’s ‘Resonators’ photo exhibition at Proud Camden AOI World Illustration Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London ..read more
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Art: The Cult of Beauty at the Wellcome Collection examines notions of beauty across time and cultures
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3M ago
This fascinating major new exhibition at the the Wellcome Collection  in Euston, central London, explores notions of beauty across time and cultures. It’s running until the 28th April 2024 and … The post Art: The Cult of Beauty at the Wellcome Collection examines notions of beauty across time and cultures first appeared on . Related posts: Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic – free exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, London Walking through the swirling mists of Ann Veronica Janssens’ yellowbluepink at the Wellcome Collection The astonishing beauty of Regent’s Park in autumn – t ..read more
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In photos: David Bowie and the Fitzrovia Chapel, central London
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4M ago
Now this was a real treat: earlier this month, the beautiful Fitzrovia Chapel in central London hosted an exhibition of 20 photographs of David Bowie, all taken from a photo … The post In photos: David Bowie and the Fitzrovia Chapel, central London first appeared on . Related posts: Aladdin Sane: 50 years – Southbank exhibition explores David Bowie’s iconic cover artwork Last chance to visit the Bowie & Beyond Ziggy Stardust exhibition in Kingston, London David Bowie: Life On Mars. Genius ..read more
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A wintertime walk along the River Thames in gritty black and white photos
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5M ago
Yesterday I went on a short walk, heading east from Vauxhall along the River Thames as far as the South Bank. I took along my beautifully retro Olympus Pen-F camera, … The post A wintertime walk along the River Thames in gritty black and white photos first appeared on . Related posts: In photos: a winter’s walk along the River Thames in Central London, Feb 2024 The River Thames in spring: the beach, shadows and reflections – in photos The River Thames, Tate Modern and city night views before the lockdown ..read more
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In photos: the music shops, bar and cafes of Tin Pan Alley/Denmark Street, London in 2004
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5M ago
Once the beating heart of the British music industry, Denmark Street – commonly known as Tin Pan Alley – was already long in decline when I took these photos in … The post In photos: the music shops, bar and cafes of Tin Pan Alley/Denmark Street, London in 2004 first appeared on . Related posts: London 15 years ago: Denmark Street, 12 Bar Club & The Astoria, Soho, London in April 2004 Lost London: photos of The Astoria, 12 Bar Club, Denmark St and street scenes, Nov 2008 London 15 Years Ago: Rain, a Banksy in the street, Le Tigre and Centre Point, October 2004 ..read more
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In photos: a winter’s walk along the River Thames in Central London, Feb 2024
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5M ago
There’s very few finer places to be on a winter’s Sunday afternoon than taking a bracing stroll by the Thames. Here’s 20 photos from a walk from Vauxhall to the … The post In photos: a winter’s walk along the River Thames in Central London, Feb 2024 first appeared on . Related posts: In photos: A walk besides the Thames from Vauxhall to Hungerford Bridge, Sept 2022 In photos: River Thames at low tide by the South Bank, central London The River Thames in spring: the beach, shadows and reflections – in photos ..read more
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In photos: Dear Earth exhibition at the Hayward Gallery – runs until 3rd Sept 2023
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6M ago
Inspired by artist Otobong Nkanga’s suggestion that ‘caring is a form of resistance,’ the Dear Earth exhibition at the Hayward Gallery brings together 15 artists from around the world. Exploring … The post In photos: Dear Earth exhibition at the Hayward Gallery – runs until 3rd Sept 2023 first appeared on . Related posts: Don’t miss the Society of Wood Engravers Annual Exhibition at the Bankside Gallery, London – runs until 26th Feb 2023 Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! at the Serpentine Gallery, London Southbank at dusk: Royal Festival Hall, Hayward Gallery and QE Hall ..read more
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Jessica Brox – Coming out of the Doll House at the Fitzrovia Gallery, London until 23rd July 2023
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6M ago
There’s not much time left to catch this wonderful exhibition by Jessica Brox at the Fitzrovia Gallery in central London, as it closes this Sunday, 23rd July 2023. Her first … The post Jessica Brox – Coming out of the Doll House at the Fitzrovia Gallery, London until 23rd July 2023 first appeared on . Related posts: Anti-Scientology protest in central London, 23rd July 2011 London Design Biennale and Somerset House – creative works representing Malta and Türkiye, June 2023 London photos: BP Portrait Prize, street scenes and sculptures, July 2018 ..read more
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Evelyn Hofer at the Photographers’ Gallery – see the work of ‘the most famous unknown photographer in America’
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6M ago
Described by New York Times art critic Hilton Kramer as ‘the most famous unknown photographer in America,’ the first UK solo exhibition of Evelyn Hofer is currently on display at … The post Evelyn Hofer at the Photographers’ Gallery – see the work of ‘the most famous unknown photographer in America’ first appeared on . Related posts: Some people really want to believe: Conspiracy Week at the Photographer’s Gallery, London Photographer’s Gallery London reopens: and it’s a bit of disappointment Shoddy goings on at the Photographer’s Gallery, London ..read more
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