Category: Art

Moniker Art Fair 2014

The Moniker Art Fair is the capitals top event for contemporary and urban art showcasing a young and creative array of aspiring and inspiring works.

Opening tonight at the Truman Brewery, represention from N16 comes in the form of our friends at the Hang Up Gallery who’ll be bringing Mark Powell’s exclusive collection ‘Junkyard Games’ to the event.

This showing acts as a prelude to Hang-Up Gallery’s own exhibition of Mark Powell, named Human Traffic, opening at the end of November.

Monkier Art Fair is running from Thursday the 16th to Sunday the 19th of October at the Truman Brewery.

Twitter: @monikerprojects


Miriam Beard | @mirihb


London Art Fair 2015

Sketches, prints, designs and installations are being sourced and framed for The 27th edition of the London Art Fair with almost 100 national and international galleries exhibiting.

The main fair will feature local East London galleries such as Jealous Gallery on Curtain Road, Union Gallery in Bethnal Green, Flowers Gallery on Kingsland Road, Old Street’s Charlie Smith London and Fold Gallery in Clerkenwell.

In addition to the main fair there will be two curated sections focusing on younger galleries, new work and contemporary photography.

Eagle Gallery / EMH Arts in Farringdon and Breese Little in Clerkenwell will be included in the curated art project.

The London Art Fair is running from Wednesday the 21st to Sunday the 25th of January 2015.

Book tickets here

Twitter: @LondonArtFair

London Art Fair

Hew Locke at Hales Gallery


We’re getting set to warmly welcome Hew Locke to the East this Autumn who’s new exhibition Beyond the Sea Wall, comes to Hales Gallery on Bethnal Green Road.

Its the former Tate artist’s fourth exhibition with the gallery which incorporates new painting and sculpture, exploring ideas of past and present, good and bad fortune, and memories of his childhood in Guyana.

There will be a private view with the artist in attendance on 15th October, 6-8:30 pm.

See the exhibition from this Friday the 10th October to Saturday 22nd November.



Miriam Beard | @mirihb

The London Art Book Fair

The London Art Book Fair returns this weekend to fill our lives with vivid colour and imaginative sketches to pave away encroaching Autumn skies.

It’s the UK’s biggest art book event where you’ll be able to browse at rare books, check out the latest contemporary publications and Carefully thumb through limited edition artworks.

There will also be a series of workshops, discussions, talks, readings and signings.

The London Art Book Fair takes place at the Whitechapel Gallery is running from Friday the 26 to Sunday the 28 of September 11am – 6pm.

the london art fair 2014

Hoxton Fun Palace

Monster Supplies are getting set to serve up a weekend of exciting events and enticing performances as part of this years Fun Palace weekend.

Across Hoxton Street and the surrounding area there will be performances from Shakespeare in Shoreditch, clay making, story telling, writing workshops and a tea towel party.

The area will be a hub of free art and community events celebrating all that’s good in the East though dance, singing, magic tricks and decorative colours.

Fun Palace is a national event taking place on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of October where buildings, open spaces and tents are transformed for enjoyable learning.

Check out the full Hoxton Fun Palace program here



The London Tattoo Convention

Celebrate your love for body art by attending the 10th annual London Tattoo Convention.

Consisting of  an incredible line up of more than 340 unique and talented tattoo artists from all over the world head over and splurge on some new ink.

Not limited to getting some new body designs you can enjoy the variety of live performances varying from burlesque to fire breathing acrobatic dance troupes!

The London Tattoo Convention takes place from the 26th -28th of September at the Tobacco Dock. Advanced ticket prices start from £20.00 for a one day pass.



Tate’s Annual Press Conference

Constantly showcasing exceptional exhibits, Tate has had a record breaking year.

The gallery has amassed and Arsenal of art worth 33.6 million pounds from across the globe which they are generous in lending to other galleries and exhibitions.

Across the social scene 1.1million people follow them on twitter @tate making them the most followed gallery or museum in Europe.

We’re already being braced for ‘The World Goes Pop’ which will bring together 200 never before seen pieces of exquisite colourful creation to be shown in the UK for the fist time towards the back end of 2015.


My Parents 1977 by David Hockney born 1937

Benjamin Murphy Shoreditch Super Wall

Abstract man of mystery Benjamin Murphy has just laid down one of his most accomplished and iconic works to date emblazoning the Shoreditch Super Wall in his signature life skewing style.

Located on Great Eastern Street opposite Village Underground, the site is the most iconic section of street anywhere across the East and regularly gets re touched and done up’

A keen skateboarded, Benjamin has also exhibited at the Hoxton Gallery, has his work hanging in the Dictionary Hostel and often makes over objects such as phone boxes.


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Photomonth 2014

East London gets set to be adorned with the finest hanging pictures and imagery at the International Photography Festival Photomonth gets set to return.

Running from the 1st of October to the 30th of November curated events will take place at the Barbican, V&A Museum of Childhood, Whitechapel Gallery and a host of other creative spaces .

Kicking off the festival is ‘Imagining The East End’ inspired by archive images from library sources bought to life through creative shutter work.

The diary will keep photographers and spectators entertained for Photomonth 2014 running from #FirstThursdays the 2nd of October to Sunday 30th November

More Major Exhibitions/Events include:-

CONSTRUCTING WORLDS: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age at the Barbican Centre

TOY STORIES at the V&A Museum of Childhood

STREET ANGELS at Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre

PHOTOBLOCK at the Old Truman Brewery with Photo Masters (MA Photography Showcase), ShootLDN and a Photography Art Fair

PHOTOMONTH PHOTO-OPEN at the Rich Mix from 6 to 30 November exploring the theme of Imagining the East End and open to all kinds of photographers 


Art of The Brick at the Truman Brewery

Known as a must see exhibit, LEGO art is here in the UK for the first time ever and being hosted by the Old Truman Brewery.

Artist Nathan Sawaya has been inspiring audiences to relive their childhood by creating astounding sculptures using over a million LEGO building blocks as his medium.

Over 75 unique and colorful sculptures are included in this jaw-dropping exhibition bringing together that perfect blend of Surrealism and Pop Art.

Head over to Old Truman Brewery from Friday September 26th to check out the Art of the Brick exhibition.

Art Of Brick