Nordic Painting: Re-establishing the Importance of Nordic Art

Two female art historians have made it their mission to help raise the profile of Nordic art to its rightful place alongside the long-lauded paintings and sculpture coming from France, Italy, Spain and Britain during the 19th and 20th centuries.

August 19, 2016 | ArtsBooks


Chatsworth’s – Art Out Loud Festival 2015

Also known as ‘The Palace of the Peaks’, Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is undoubtedly one of the country’s best-known and best-loved country houses.

August 24, 2015 | ArtsBooksGroup ExhibitionSculpture


Spin at Magma: A 360° Living Portrait Of A Design Studio

The art bookshop magma is something of an institution – a bastion of print in the digital age; it has always pushed to preserve the physical, even if combined with digital technologies.

July 29, 2015 | ArtsBooks


Mondrian London launches Literary Salons

Listen up literati: there’s a reason to tear your eyes from the page and it’s very swish indeed.

April 20, 2015 | BooksEventsHotels & SpasLifestyleLiterature


Abandoned Planet Adventures in Urban Decay

  Abandoned Planet Adventures in Urban Decay is the life’s work of intrepid urban explorer Andre Govia who’s love of trespassing on and exploring the secrets within abandoned buildings, blossomed into the pictorial adventure we are privy to in this book.

December 1, 2014 | ArtsBooks


The Art Of Pin-Up – Book review

  The duality of the artist rendered pin-up makes it hard for the medium to rise to the realm of fine art, yet it is too distractingly poetic in form and too glamorous to label soft core porn or mar with words like ‘smutty’ and ‘dirty’.

October 14, 2014 | ArtsBooksLiterature