• London Guide - Spring 2013
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    • CULTURAL LONDON

      BE AN EXHIBITIONIST…COURTESY OF DAVID BOWIE
      From March 23rd, the V&A is curating the first-ever international retrospective of the extraordinary career of Brit superstar and rock god, David Bowie. With more than 300 objects gathered together spanning storyboards, handwritten lyrics, set designs and original costumes, it will be the ultimate exploration into Bowie’s brilliant mind.
      Find out more on the David Bowie exhibition at the V&A

      SOLID AS A ROCK?
      The Serpentine Gallery, tucked away in London’s Kensington Gardens is a short walk from our hotel lobby. Witness Rock on Top of Another Rock, Swiss artists Fischli/Weiss’s first public sculpture to be commissioned in the UK, formed from two colossal glacial boulders precariously stacked on top of one another. Stability and instability explored with wondrous wit. Rocking.
      Visit the Serpentine Gallery website

      MAN RAY RETROSPECTIVE
      National Portrait Gallery curator Terence Pepper has pulled an extraordinary feat in this, the first ever major museum retrospective of Man Ray’s photographic portraits. The works will transport you back to the extraordinary eras of Paris between 1916 and 1968 through over 150 vintage prints, fashion images and key works. Not to be missed.
      Read more on the Man Ray retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery

      HUNTING, SHOOTING and EATING
      The Thames is one of the city’s most treasured natural phenomena and there is no better way to hunt out the great sites to shoot on your cameras than heading for the river. As its Easter, we’ve also got the ultimate hunts mapped out…



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