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IDEA Books’ David Owen & Angela Hill

London-based David Owen and Angela Hill are the minds behind IDEA, applying their unique expertise and utilising their diverse connections to track down the rarest, and often out-of-print, titles. Their supply provide the unique, fashion-celebrating inspiration that creatives seek, and IDEA is a go-to for some of the biggest names in the worlds of photography,…

Examining The Growth Of London’s Cultural Offering

Over the past decade London’s contemporary art landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation. Growing from just a handful of galleries, the capital is now the unrivalled leader of the European art market and the second largest contemporary art centre in the world, closely following New York. Despite downturns in the economy and unrest in the…

Interview: Secundino Hernández At Victoria Miro Gallery

Madrid-based visual artist Secundino Hernández’s diverse painting practice resists easy categorisation. His work features intricately structured compositions that mix strong linear elements and rich eruptions of colour. Meaning ‘step’, the exhibition title, Paso, refers to a series of movements through abstraction and figuration. At Victoria Miro, Wharf Road, where Something Curated met with the artist,…

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Interview: Secundino Hernández At Victoria Miro Gallery

Madrid-based visual artist Secundino Hernández’s diverse painting practice resists easy categorisation. His work features intricately structured compositions that mix strong linear elements and rich eruptions of colour. Meaning ‘step’, the exhibition title, Paso, refers to a series of movements through abstraction and figuration. At Victoria Miro, Wharf Road, where Something Curated met with the artist,…

Interview: Inside Lee Alexander McQueen’s Sarabande Foundati...

Lee Alexander McQueen’s work was typified by a strong understanding of the benefits of bringing together seemingly disparate fields, such as art and technology, traditional crafts and contemporary processes, to create something innovative. Launched in 2015, Sarabande’s east London site, once functioning stables for working horses, provides makers with a dynamic environment to experiment with…

 

Remembering Carsten Höller’s The Double Club

The Double Club was a place that explored the subtle intersections between cultures, art, fashion, music and celebrity. Conceived as a 24-week project, it was part of an increasing trend for guerrilla venues, spontaneously transforming an unassuming space in north London. As the brainchild of the contemporary German artist Carsten Höller, with critical support from…

Edward Enninful: British Vogue’s New Editor-In-Chief

Recently appointed as editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Edward Enninful spent the most formative years of his life in London. Born in Ghana in 1972, he moved with his family to Ladbroke Grove as a child, and later attended Goldsmiths University. His mother was a seamstress, influenced in equal parts by British and Ghanaian styles, a…

Voices At The Table: Celebrating Soul-Nourishing Food Writing

When three writers realised they were all having parallel conversations about a desire to share the food writing they loved, Voices At The Table was born. The monthly event series which celebrates the breadth of the food writing genre through readings and performance, kicks off this month, and it’s a collaboration between Miranda York, editor…

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