Art

By Polly Jean Harrison | 09 Jul 2020

Bond Street’s Opera Gallery launches art matchmaking service after reopening with a new masterpiece exhibition

After closing three months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, London's Opera Gallery reopened on 4 July with a new exhibition featuring contemporary art from famed contemporary artists Damien Hi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jun 2020

The art of isolation: we speak to the artists and galleries finding ways to bring great works into our homes

Pablo Picasso once said the role of art is to “wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. The Spanish painter, sculptor and changemaker was born in Malaga in 1881, raise... Read More

By Tempus | 11 May 2020

Five of the best US virtual museum tours for your international culture fix

Continued efforts to lockdown against Covid-19 might have put all our travel plans on hold for the foreseeable future, but thanks to these American museums there’s nothing to stop a virtual hop ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 May 2020

UK artist Magnus Gjoen is inviting fans to create their own masterpieces in lockdown

Artist Magnus Gjoen is inviting fans in the UK to create their own masterpieces while in lockdown, using printed versions of some of his most celebrated works. Gjoen’s Art Therapy... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Apr 2020

Mayfair’s Maddox Gallery to raise £1million for the NHS through virtual art sales

Mayfair-based Maddox Gallery is set to raise millions to benefit the NHS with a month of virtual charity sales. The contemporary art gallery, founded by creative director Jay Rutland, raised more than... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Apr 2020

The art galleries and theatres bringing London culture into our living rooms during lockdown

Download your complimentary copy of Tempus Magazine issue 67 now  London’s cultural scene has always been the jewel in the capital’s crown, with our numerous galleries, theatres and c... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 29 Feb 2020

Maddox Gallery champions emerging female artists with new 'HerStory – Women in Art' exhibition

Mayfair's most stylish contemporary art destination, Maddox Gallery, has been a cultural hub for artists and art-lovers since it was established in 2015. Now, it is celebrating emerging femal... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Amanda Nevill reflects on her 17 years as CEO of the BFI and tells Tempus why cinema is Britain's greatest export

Cinema is changing. That’s the message from the British Film Institute, the charitable body whose mission is to champion and develop a sizeable domestic industry. 20-years ago, British film pale... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2020

Discover London's most prestigious art restaurants and gallery bars

Feast your eyes London is one of the world's most wonderfully artistic cities, full of cultural hubs, museums and art galleries – including the Royal Portrait Gallery, which is pre... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 02 Oct 2019

Martino Gamper’s ‘Disco Carbonara’ questions the permanence of the design world

This year’s London Design Festival has been an important one, pulling the focus towards sustainability more than ever before. It’s a highly relevant topic to base the week’s artistic... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Aug 2019

Almost human: The world's first robot artist in her own words

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is cr... Read More

By Claire McQue | 30 Aug 2019

Art and ecology collide at the Venice Biennale

In the Palazzo Ca’Tron, an elegant 16th-century structure on Venice’s Canal Grande, a shoal of blue marlin dance through a turquoise lagoon. Vines spiral around giant trees and, hanging fr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Aug 2019

Beauty industry magnate Didier Guillon on why his Valmont Foundation for the arts is his most important challenge yet

"The best place to buy art is Venice. This isn’t a city where artists sell their work, especially during the Biennale – you don’t see the price of a piece anywhere in the Giardi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Aug 2019

Art ex Machina: Meet the AI challenging everything we know about art and ethics

Artificial intelligence has become commonplace. No longer a futuristic novelty, the impact of learning machines is now being felt in everything from the way we do business to how we interact with our ... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jun 2019

The world's first robot artist announces solo exhibition at Oxford University

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is creating such a v... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 06 Jun 2019

Scott's opens its doors to the world's most 'expensive restaurant interior' with its new dining room

Legendary Mayfair establishment Scott’s is set to take fine dining to a new level with the launch this week of an exclusive private dining room, billed as “the most expensive restaurant in... Read More

By Tempus | 09 May 2019

Chinese artist Li Tianbing brings conflict and colour to Mayfair

Chinese artist Li Tianbing is best known for his politically charged and boldly abstract paintings, reflecting the conflict and tension of his subject matter through a clash of realism and expressioni... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 May 2019

Former Army pilot Hannah Shergold collaborates with Born Free for her wild new exhibition

Former Army helicopter pilot turned sought-after artist Hannah Shergold has collaborated with wildlife charity Born Free for her new exhibition. Shergold's new collection is inspired by Born Free&... Read More