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  • The top London art shows of 2010

    The top London art shows of 2010

    4th January 2010 | 0 comments | 0 votes yet, click here to agree or disagree

    2010 kicks off with a Royal Academy blockbuster: The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and his Letters (23 Jan - 18 April). It will put the letters the artist wrote to his brother Theo, which often included sketches of what he was working on, next to his paintings. In these letters Van Gogh comes across not as the wild-eyed archetypal mad artist he is often portrayed as, but as a...

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  • The Best Art Shows of 2009

    The Best Art Shows of 2009

    14th December 2009 | 0 comments | 0 votes yet, click here to agree or disagree

    In no particular order, these were my favourite art exhibitions this year. And some are still on!
     
    Anish Kapoor, Royal Academy
    Most memorable for a cannon that fired crimson wax pellets at a wall, spattering wax everywhere, and a 40-ton block of red wax that moved very slowly on a track through five galleries oozing wax on the walls and floor. A riot of the senses. Just how the RA is going...

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  • Who will win the Turner Prize on Monday?

    Who will win the Turner Prize on Monday?

    3rd December 2009 | 3 comments | 0 votes yet, click here to agree or disagree

    Only five days to go until the winner of this year's Turner Prize is announced!

    After all the furore surrounding Britain’s best-known contemporary art prize in recent years (controversial for unmade beds and lights being turned on and off), a degree of calm has returned this year. The tabloids struggled to spot anything controversial… apart from a naked bum in Enrico David’s display.

    David, who is described as a surrealist, is the...

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Julia Kollewe

Julia Kollewe

I've been a journalist for well over a decade. Three years ago I plunged into the unknown when I decided to quit my job at the Independent and do a fine arts degree (drawing at Camberwell). I never regretted it. I've just finished the course and now do lots of different things. Freelance journalism - I regularly write for the Guardian - web design, animation, art exhibitions...

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