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Masterpiece London Preview 2016 + London Art Week

Here Come The Men in Red Coats  “Almost 75 percent of Kensington and Chelsea is covered by conservation areas,” Rock Feilding-Mellen duly told us over dinner at Clarke’s Restaurant on Kensington Church Street. He’s Deputy Leader of the Borough. “We’re … Continue reading

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao + Making Africa A Continent of Contemporary Design

Seeing is Believing Bilbao. The museum with a city attached. And what a museum! The moated mountain of metal that is the Guggenheim. Looking (hyphen optional) shipshape. It’s approached by foot along Abandoibarra (the riverside walk) under Louise Bourgeois’s arachnid … Continue reading

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B + H Buildings

Reconstruction of the Country House We are not an invention of your twilight hours Clerkenwell has more architects per square metre than anywhere else in London. Take Bowling Green Lane. Tis the address of heavyweights Zaha Hadid, CZWG, Ian Simpson … Continue reading

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Cadogan Hall + Inchbald Private View 2014

Hip to be Square Is it just us or does the world really revolve around Sloane Square? Is it seriously the epicentre of gravity and gravitas? Everybody knows everybody in Café (Colbert) Society. There are no Sloane strangers. First it … Continue reading

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