A woman who dresses in men's clothing. A woman who rejects her own name. 'No prefix, suffix or quotes'. An artist, a trailblazer. Gluck. Up until a few months ago, I had never heard of Gluck. That all changed when Brighton Museum announced they would be curating an exhibition centered around the artists work and … Continue reading Gluck: Art and Identity at Brighton Museum
One of the exciting things about being a writer, is that I am lucky enough to attend private views and press views of fascinating events. One such event recently, was the press view of the Dressed By Angels: 175 Years of Costumes exhibition. My full report and pictures are already live on our Vintage News site, so … Continue reading Heavenly Costumes: Dressed By Angels Exhibition
A few weeks back, I finally got the chance to get myself down to the Fashion & Textile Museum to see their latest exhibition: Riviera Style. I know I have been a tad light on the blog posts lately, in the middle of the month I came down with a heavy-duty summer cold. At first I … Continue reading All Aboard! Riviera Style Exhibition
I am a big fan of Lewis Carroll, specifically, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. I adored the books when I was a young child, and equally loved the 1951 Disney movie. Indeed, my absolute favourite Disney movie has always been, and shall always be, Alice in Wonderland. It only occurred to … Continue reading The Day I Found Myself In Wonderland
At the start of the year, I discovered that the Russell-Cotes museum in Bournemouth was to hold a world exclusive retrospective of Alphonse Mucha's work - In Quest of Beauty. This was rather exciting news to behold, as The Mucha Foundation have not exhibited in the UK for almost 15 years, so naturally I knew … Continue reading In Quest of Beauty
Let me start by saying I am in no way, shape or form a Disney Super-Fan. Yes, I like Disney films, but I have probably only seen a handful (mostly the early ones, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, you get my drift). However, last year when I heard Kenneth Branagh … Continue reading Have Courage & Be Kind: The Cinderella Exhibition
On Friday we popped along to the opening night of Cornershop-by-the-Sea, an exhibition by Lucy Sparrow. This was an exhibition with a difference, the gallery was set-up exactly like a normal newsagents, except everything was made of felt! That's 4000 felt items, all individually hand-sewn by the exhibits creator, Lucy. I was very excited to … Continue reading A Cornershop with a Difference..