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Ocean Liners: Speed and Style

The final room of Ocean Liners: Speed and Style offers a sombre reminder of the perils of sea travel. A piece of carved wooden panel salvaged from the RMS Titanic is displayed bobbing gently on a simulated sheet of water…. Continue Reading →

Neo-Romantic Book Illustration in Britain 1943–1955

A new exhibition at the Heath Robinson Museum in Pinner evokes a golden age of book illustration. Neo-Romantic Book Illustration in Britain 1943-1955 features work by John Minton, Keith Vaughan, Edward Bawden, Eric Fraser and Barnett Freedman. Afterwards, you’ll find… Continue Reading →

Designs on Britain – from Shanks’s Pony to Chopper bikes

If you’ve never visited the Jewish Museum in Camden Town, London, you’re missing out on one of the capital’s best small museums. Following the 2014 exhibition on Abram Games, Designs on Britain celebrates the work of several more Jewish émigré designers… Continue Reading →

Brutal & Beautiful

London has many museums, but until last week I didn’t realise there was one slap-bang in the middle of Hyde Park Corner. The elegant classical proportions of the Wellington Arch belie the Tardis-like properties of this overlooked landmark. Inside you’ll… Continue Reading →

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